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Technology's Essential Role in Fleet Safety's Future

As accident rates in the U.S. continue to climb, technology must evolve to ensure the safety of the drivers on the road. Both in-vehicle and fleet technology is continuing to find ways to do just that.

The new Denso standard vision sensor is designed to detect nighttime pedestrians who wouldn't be visible to the naked eye. Photo courtesy of Denso.


New Vision Sensor Promotes Safer Night Driving

Developed by Denso Corp., the new standard vision sensor is designed to better detect pedestrians, other road users, road signs and lane markings.


Auto-ISAC Signs Security Agreement with Homeland Security

Auto-ISAC has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to collaborate and improve cyber-threat information sharing and analysis, according to a company announcement.

Photo of Toyota Prius courtesy of Toyota.


Toyota Recalls Prius, Lexus RX and NX for Air Bags

The recall covers approximately 49,000 vehicles in the 2015 and 2016 model years.

Chart courtesy of NICB.


Pickup Tailgate Thefts Decreased in 2017: NICB

Theft of tailgates from insured pickup trucks decreased slightly in 2017 and have stabilized since 2014, according to a new report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB).

Image courtesy of NHTSA.


Altec Recalls Cranes for Load Control

Set to begin Feb. 15, the recall covers 122 Altec AC40-152S cranes in the 2014 to 2017 model years.

Photo of Waymo's Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid courtesy of FCA.


Fiat Chrysler to Provide Thousands of Chrysler Pacifica Minivans to Waymo

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will supply thousands of 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans to Google's Waymo to support the launch of a driverless ride-hailing service, the automaker announced.

The udelv autonomous vehicle successfully made deliveries to two nearby customers on a 2.5-mile route that included traffic lights, lane changes, unsignaled left turns, and multiple stops. Photo: udelv


Startup Tests Autonomous Delivery Vehicle on Public Route

California startup udelv recently finished a public test of its autonomous, last-mile delivery vehicle along a stretch of road in San Mateo, California.


Distracted Driving Victims Turned Safety Advocates

A former EMT and her daughter, both victims of a distracted-driving crash, are now safety advocates committed to preventing the problem and supporting other victims. They hope they can convince Pennsylvania legislators to raise distracted driving fines and ban handheld devices while driving. Video courtesy of Fox56 News.

Photo of Jaguar F-Pace courtesy of Jaguar Land Rover.


Jaguar F-Pace SUVs Recalled for Instrument Cluster

More than 3,000 luxury SUVs in the 2017 and 2018 model years need updated software to fix a problem in which the instrument cluster malfunctions intermittently.

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What Will Your Next Crash Really Cost?

After reading our first white paper, “Enlist the Aid of ‘Road warriors’ to Help Predict Your Next Crash,” you know at-fault crashes are predictable. In this White Paper, Number Two of our series, you will learn that, since at-fault crashes are predictable, they are also preventable through the use of new technology.

Fleet Incentives

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


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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