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February 22, 2018

Volkswagon Recalls Tiguan Limited for Air Bags

Volkswagon Group of America, Inc., is recalling approximately 3,768 2017 to 2018 Tiguan Limited vehicles because they may be equipped with the wrong airbags.

February 22, 2018

Ford Driver Safety Tour to Employ Virtual Reality Tools

A Ford initiative to bolster the driving skills of teenage drivers is getting ready to kick off its 13-city tour this month with several new virtual reality tools, according to the company.

February 22, 2018

Teens Disregarding Texting While Driving Laws

Teen drivers mostly ignore texting bans but make fewer hand-held cell phone calls, according to a new study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health.

February 21, 2018

Driving on Gravel

Driving on gravel is more difficult than pavement because your tires don't get the traction needed for stable control. That’s why it’s important to always approach gravel roads with caution. Read more hereVideo courtesy of MB Public Insurance.

February 21, 2018

Video Safety Tip: How to Drive on Gravel

Driving on gravel presents risks if you're not prepared, because the uneven and inconsistent surface affects stability, ride, and handling. But like other driver behavior, these risks can be managed so fleet drivers can reach their destination safely.

February 16, 2018

Video Safety Tip: Dealing With Potholes

Wintertime brings with it a safety nuisance for drivers: Potholes. That’s because freezing and thawing of water under pavement weakens the road and causes large cracks.

February 15, 2018

Vehicle Fatality Data Causes Concern

Motor vehicle accidents claimed 227 fewer lives in 2017 compared to the earlier year, which equates to a 0.5% decline to 40,100, the National Safety Council (NSC) has found. However, it would be a 6% increase from 2015.

February 15, 2018

Drivers Skeptical of Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Systems: IIHS

Drivers who participated in an Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) study said they are somewhat cautious about adaptive cruise control and active lane keeping features and prefer systems they believe make smooth, gradual movements.

February 15, 2018

Range Rover Evoques Recalled for Tire Pressure Monitoring

Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC is recalling certain 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque convertibles with 20-inch wheels because the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) may be incorrectly set.

February 15, 2018

Ford Recalls Escape, Lincoln MKC for Brake Jounce Hoses

Ford Motor Co. is recalling approximately 92 2018 Ford Escape and Lincoln MKC vehicles for incorrect front brake jounce hoses because they may encounter interference with adjacent components.

February 14, 2018

Driver Assist Tech Can Increase Distraction

Drivers with access to semi-autonomous features such as automatic braking or a lane keeping system say that they're significantly more distracted while driving than drivers without the technology, according to a new study.

February 13, 2018

Dodge Grand Caravan, Jeep Wrangler Recalled for Brake Switches

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling nearly 40,000 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan minivans and Jeep Wrangler compact SUVs because the brake switches may malfunction — keeping the brake lights illuminated or allowing the vehicle to shift out of Park when the brake pedal is not pressed.

February 12, 2018

Advanced Steering Techniques

Driving instructor Andrew Wunderlich provides several steering techniques preferrable to the hand-over-hand method, including the "push-pull" technique. Read the full safety tip here.

February 12, 2018

These 6 States Adopted Essential Traffic Safety Laws

The "2018 Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws" grades states on the adoption of 16 fundamental traffic safety laws.

February 9, 2018

Drowsy Driving a Factor in Nearly 10% of Crashes

A new study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety explores the relationship between drowsy driving and motor vehicle crashes — finding 9.5% of drivers involved in crashes to be classified as drowsy.

February 8, 2018

Montana Drunk Driving Laws Worst in the Nation: MADD

Montana's drunk driving enforcement rates as the worst in the nation, while five other states have the most robust enforcement in the nation, according to a report from Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).

February 6, 2018

South Carolina Distracted Driving Bill Moving Forward

A bill that would prohibit South Carolina drivers from holding a cell phone in either hand while behind the wheel has been introduced by State Rep. Bill Taylor (R-Aiken) with heavy fines for violators. The bill would also ban reading, sending or writing texts.

February 5, 2018

How to Drive in a Lightning Storm

Ford Motor Co. offers advice on what steps drivers should take to protect themselves against a lightning strike. Video courtesy of Ford. Read the full safety tip here.

February 1, 2018

Cell Phone Use 6 Seconds Prior to Crashes Studied

A new study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety examines the relationship between using a cell phone while driving and the risk of being involved in a crash by comparing cell phone use immediately prior to crashes versus during ordinary driving.

February 1, 2018

Keep Realistic Fleet Expectations

If you don’t stay on top of the latest developments in mobility, battery technology, autonomous vehicles, and telematics, you are subjecting yourself to the whims of senior management who may be making decisions based on the latest trendy news.

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