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Photo of BMW M760Li xDrive sedan courtesy of BMW.


BMW Recalls M760Li xDrive for Braking Issue

Set to begin June 1, the recall covers 97 vehicles in the 2017 and 2018 model years.


Kia Cadenza Earns Top Safety Award

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety names the sedan a Top Safety Pick+ award winner after stellar performances in crashworthiness tests.


Kia Cadenza Excels in IIHS Crash Tests

To qualify for the IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award, the 2017 Kia Cadenza aced all crashworthiness evaluations, including the small overlap crash test. Video courtesy of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. For the full story, click here.

Crash report forms from all 50 states lack sufficient fields or codes for law enforcement to record all critical data, according to NSC. Photo courtesy of the Oregon Department of Transportation via Wikimedia Commons.


Skimpy Crash Reports Hindering Prevention Efforts

A National Safety Council review of state motor vehicle crash report forms reveals their shortcomings in collecting critical data needed for crash prevention efforts.

(l. to r.) Pam Sederholm, executive director of AALA; Nikith Rajendran; and Mike Antich, editor of Automotive Fleet. Photo by Jim Park.


Fleet Safety Award Nominations Deadline Extended

The nomination deadline for the 2017 Fleet Safety Award has been extended to Monday, May 8.

Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter, center, tours Amazon headquarters in Seattle. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Tim D. Godbee.


Amazon Explores Autonomous Delivery Vehicles

A new media report reveals that the online retailer sees self-driving vehicles as a means for speeding deliveries and cutting last-mile carrier costs.


Safety Tip: Driving Near Farm Equipment

It's planting season again, so fleet drivers are encountering more farm equipment on the roads. Here's some timely advice from the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau to help drivers more safely share the road with farm equipment.


SCOTUS Brushes Off GM's Ignition Switch Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear General Motors' appeal of a federal appeals court ruling.

The new report from Together for Safer Roads includes guidelines for fleet use of V2V and V2I communications. Image courtesy of U.S. Department of Transportation.


Global Firms Hope to Boost Fleet Safety with Tech Guidelines

An international coalition of private companies produces a report revealing best practices for the use of such technologies as vehicle-to-vehicle communications.


U.S. Supreme Court Rejects GM Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court on April 24 rejected General Motors' appeal of a federal appeals court ruling, clearing a path for potentially billions of dollars in legal claims tied to defective ignition switches. Video courtesy of Wochit News. For the story, click here.

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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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