The Car and Truck Fleet and Leasing Management Magazine

Safety & Accident

An estimated 94% of crashes are tied to human error, according to NHTSA. Photo by the Los Angeles Fire Department via Flickr.

News

New Safety Research to Focus on Driver Behavior

The Governors Highway Safety Association is teaming with the Transportation Research Board to find new ways to prevent traffic deaths and injuries.

News

Preventing Holiday Season Road Rage

It's the holiday season -- a time when some Americans feel more stress and anxiety. AAA offers advice on what measures and precautions drivers can take to help prevent road rage.

Photo of Hyundai Elantra courtesy of Hyundai.

News

Hyundai, Kia Issue Recalls for Brake Light Issue

Two separate recalls, tied to faulty brake pedal stopper pads, cover a combined 524,833 vehicles in the 2012-2014 model years.

News

Driving Dynamics Wins Award for DrivActiv Microlearning Library

Driving Dynamics Inc. has been named as a 2017 award recipient in the twenty-ninth annual Awards for Publication Excellence (APEX) competition, the fleet driver training company announced.

Photo of Mazda3 courtesy of Mazda.

News

Mazda3 Cars Recalled for Stalling

The recall, tied to an exhaust valve spring that might fail, covers 144 compact cars in the 2018 model year.

Video

Fatal Road Rage in Seattle

If another driver cuts off your vehicle, your response shouldn't be to scold or retaliate against that driver. Such interaction between drivers can sometimes escalate tensions and lead to road rage with tragic consequences, as this recent Seattle news report illustrates. Video courtesy of KIRO7. For tips on road rage prevention, click here.

Video

Driving in Slippery Conditions

Even light rain or snowfall can cause dangerously slippery road conditions. But there are measures drivers can take to help stay safe. Video courtesy of KTRK-ABC13.

News

Video Safety Tip: Understanding Traction Control

The National Safety Council explains the benefits of traction control and reveals the two driving situations when the feature should be turned off.

Video

How Traction Control Works

A vehicle's traction control system restricts wheel spin when accelerating on slippery surfaces. But there are two specific situations when traction control isn't advantageous and should be turned off. For the full safety tip, click here. Video courtesy of the National Safety Council.

Photo courtesy of AAA.

News

AAA Offers Advice for Transporting Christmas Trees

To promote safer roads this holiday season, AAA provides tips on how to properly secure a Christmas tree to ensure it doesn’t cause vehicle damage or fall from the vehicle.

Featured Companies

| CLICK ARROWS TO NAVIGATE

eDriving
[ view more info ]

Research and Best Practices

See more

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.


Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.

FleetFAQ

Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Fleet Management And Leasing

Merchants Experts will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Sponsored by

Amerit Fleet Solutions is part of the Amerit Family of Companies. Amerit Fleet Solutions is a provider of fleet maintenance and management solutions for large-scale private and public sector fleets.

Read more

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher