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'07 Sebring's Defrosting and Defogging Systems Recalled

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- The defrosting and defogging systems on 2007 Chrysler Sebrings have been recalled.


New York State Senator Seeks to Criminalize Drowsy Driving

ALBANY, N.Y. --- New York State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky has introduced a bill that would make drowsy driving illegal.


Advocacy Group for Blind Warns that Hybrids Are Dangerously Quiet

NEW YORK --- The National Federation of the Blind says that hybrid vehicles pose a threat to blind pedestrians because the vehicles are so quiet.


Researchers Conclude Navigation Systems Enhance Driver Safety

CONCORD, Mass. --- Leading Dutch research institute TNO completed a study that documents the positive influence of satellite navigation devices on driving and traffic safety.


Alabama Trucking Assn. to Honor Safest Fleets

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. --- The Alabama Trucking Association is accepting nominations for its annual SMMC Fleet Safety Awards Banquet, set for March 26 in Birmingham.


New York State Prepares for Massive Snow Removal Operations

ALBANY, N.Y. --- Gov. Eliot Spitzer has activated elements of the New York State Army National Guard to assist in the massive snow removal operations in Oswego County, and other missions as needed in advance of a forecasted major winter storm.


24 Passenger Cars Earn 5 Stars in Federal Safety Tests

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) this week announced that 24 passenger vehicles for the 2007 model year have received five stars in front and side crash tests, the highest government rating under the agency's New Car Assessment Program.


Diagnosing Sleep Apnea in Drivers Is Becoming Easier

NEW YORK --- Researchers have developed a new method for diagnosing sleep apnea that doesn't require patients to be electronically monitored in a special sleep laboratory. Sleep apnea is a leading cause of driver fatigue.


Night Vision Technology Augmenting Other Safety Features

NEW YORK --- A new study from ABI Research reveals that night vision technology may have a more promising future when linked to the development of other camera-based safety systems.


New York Bill Seeks to Boost Cell Phone Emergency Features

ALBANY, N.Y. --- AARP New York and consumer groups have scheduled a press conference Wednesday to express their support for a state bill that would require cell phone companies to enhance cell phone safety functions.

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Distracted Driving Whitepaper – Understanding Your Fleet’s Risk and Liability

This 14 page whitepaper examines the deadly practice of driving while using a mobile device and the impact such behavior can have on a fleet’s liability. It also addresses innovative solutions that are being developed in response to the growing problem.

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

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