Spring is just around the corner, which means a motorcyclist or two may be as well. For automotive fleet drivers, safely sharing the road with motorcyclists should be a top priority.
Daylight Saving Time starts on March 8, its a good time to remind your drivers to be aware of the signs of drowsy driving, and what to do to avoid the problem.
In winter, it’s not uncommon for the battery to fail — which can leave your drivers stranded on the side of the road.
An estimated 38,800 people were killed in automotive collisions in 2019, which translates into a 2% decline as compared with the 39,404 fatalities in 2018.
Faulty brakes that work inefficiently or sporadically greatly increase the chances of a collision. In fact, brake-related issues are a common cause of accidents.
High winds are an often overlooked danger to drivers, yet winds can wreak havoc on the roadways and lead to serious collisions.
If a driver can’t see what’s adjacent or behind to his or her vehicle it greatly ups the chances of getting into a collision.
Several trends in commercial auto insurance in 2019 indicate a continued need for fleet managers and owners to focus on creating and implementing effective fleet safety policies.
The annual accident rate for commercial fleets is around 20%, and even higher for some specific industries. Moreover, the average cost of a loss related to fleet vehicle crashes is approximately $70,000.
An estimated 90% of all driver decisions are based on what the driver can see. Yet at night, one's vision is compromised, which may account for the fact that approximately 40% of all fatal motor vehicle accidents occur at night.