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Safety & Accident


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.


Ford Edge Fares Well in Front, Side and Rear Crash Tests

ARLINGTON, Va. --- The Ford Fusion and Ford Edge SUV have each earned the highest rating of good in front and side crash tests recently conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

News Launches Fleet Safety Portal

LOS ANGELES –, a provider of online traffic safety classes for individuals, and supplier of its online fleet safety course for organizations, has announced a new Fleet Safety Portal ( on its Web site, providing a collection of driver safety information and resources for fleet and safety managers.


Ford Edge, Fusion, & Lincoln MKX Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick Ratings

DETROIT – The 2007 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX crossovers have earned Top Safety Pick ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).


Chicago Auto Show to Showcase Safety Systems of the Future

CHICAGO --- Continental Automotive Systems will be showcasing its successful efforts to integrate active and passive safety systems, along with other smart technologies, at the Chicago Auto Show Feb. 9-18.


Eaton Introduces Latest Version of VORAD Safety System

KALAMAZOO, Mich. --- Eaton Corp. has introduced its next-generation VORAD safety system, which the company said will provide the trucking industry with several options to meet the individual safety demands of fleets and owner-operators.


Bush's '08 Proposed Budget Calls for $42 Billion for Highway Construction and Safety Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- In an online press conference on Monday, Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters said President Bush's newly proposed $2.9 trillion budget includes a record $42 billion for funding highway construction and safety programs.


$4 Million Award in Fleet Truck Accident Caused by BlackBerry Use

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL – A badly injured 71-year-old Arlington Heights woman will get $4.1 million because a van driver last year ran a red light and crashed into her while he was looking down at his BlackBerry.

Research and Best Practices

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Fleet Cargo Security Benchmarking Research Results

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

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Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

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