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Adults represented 88% of the bicyclists killed on U.S. roads in 2015. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

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Ways to Reduce Bicycle-Vehicle Crashes Studied

The Governors Highway Safety Association recommends 30 different actions that states can take to combat the growing problem.

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Safety Tip: Five Ways Seat Belts Help Prevent Injuries

Fleet drivers need to buckle up every trip. Here are five ways seat belts protect occupants from injuries, according to the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security.

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Houston Hit by Historic Flooding

Tropical Storm Harvey continues to batter the Houston area with heavy rains, turning local streets into waterways and overwhelming local emergency services. More than 250 Texas highways are closed because of flooding. Video courtesy of CNN. For general tips on how to deal with flash flood conditions, click here.

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Rear Autobraking Cuts Cadillac Accident Claims

An analysis by the Highway Loss Institute reveals that the GM rear automatic braking system cuts the frequency of property damage liability claims 26%.

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Road Rage in Ohio

The victim of a road rage incident in Lorain, Ohio, explains how quickly a minor dispute between drivers escalated into violence. Video courtesy of News 5 Cleveland. For tips on road rage prevention, click here.

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Drowsy Driving Prevention Tips

Safety expert Martin Lesperance explains why drowsy driving is a dangerous form of impaired driving and what measures drivers can take to prevent it. Video courtesy of thinkandbesafe.com.

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HDT and Fleetmatics Partner on ELD Webinar

Countdown to ELD: Getting Your Burning Questions Answered is an opportunity for companies and industry experts to discuss common compliance concerns and confusion about the upcoming ELD mandate.

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Lane Departure Warning Drops Crash Rates, Study Shows

A new study from IIHS concludes that the safety feature reduces rates of single-vehicle, sideswipe and head-on crashes of all severities by 11%.

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How Lane Departure Warning Works

Lane departure warning uses an onboard camera to read painted lane lines and then alerts the driver of lane drift, when needed, through the use of tones, visuals or vibations. Video courtesy of MyCarDoesWhat.org and the National Safety Council. To learn how lane departure warning is lowering crash rates, click here. 

Photo of participants in DHL's Safe-Driving Rodeo competition courtesy of DHL.

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15 DHL Drivers Compete in Safe Driving Competition

DHL's top 15 couriers competed for the company's safest driver award in Dallas earlier this month in the second Safe-Driving Rodeo competition, the company announced.

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