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Safety Tip: Peripheral Awareness

Here's advice from the California Department of Motor Vehicles to help drivers improve their peripheral awareness and avoid side collisions.

Waymo's fully self-driving Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivan. Photo: Waymo

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Waymo Exploring Self-Driving Trucks

Alphabet Inc.'s autonomous-driving unit Waymo is now also developing self-driving trucks, per published reports.

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Four States Win Grants to Battle Drowsy Driving

Iowa, Maryland, Nevada and Tennessee have each won a $15,000 grant to spend on efforts to prevent drowsy driving.

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Five Tips for Wet-Weather Driving

As they navigate through unpredictable weather patterns, drivers across the United States should turn their attention to the rubber that meets the proverbial — and also very literal — wet road.

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Latest Trends in Windshield Replacement Technology

A top fleet trend in vehicle glass replacement is self-service scheduling. Nearly 40% of Safelite retail customers scheduled appointments online in 2016, up 10 points from 2015. Most want to do so using their mobile phones.

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Tips to Expedite Roadside Assistance and Towing Calls

Fleets should consider ways to increase uptime and driver safety, while reducing costs for the top roadside assistance incident types, which involve towing, jump starts, and tire changes.

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How Top Fleets Manage High-Risk Drivers

These fleet professionals were able to improve driver safety by adapting their safety policies to an ever-changing industry.

Since its launch in 2011, CSRC has collaborated with leading North American universities, hospitals and research institutions on projects aimed at reducing traffic casualties. Photo courtesy of Toyota.

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Toyota Launches 5-Year Safety Research Effort

Toyota’s Collaborative Safety Research Center embarks on a $35 million program facilitating a safe transition to autonomous and connected vehicle technologies.

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Wash. Gets Stricter Distracted Driving Law

The new state law, which takes effect July 23, prohibits driver use of handheld electronic devices.

Photo via International Transport Forum report.

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Report: Autonomous Trucks Could Kill Millions of Jobs by 2030

A new report out of Europe is projecting that 50-70% of truck driving jobs could become redundant by 2030 as a result of self-driving truck technology.

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Help in Predicting Your Next Crash

How can you, a safety or risk manager in a company, predict which driver is going to have your fleet’s next accident? By yourself, you can’t. But by enlisting the aid of other road warriors, you can predict which drivers in your fleet are at high risk to have your next at-fault crash.


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