FLEET SAFETY NEWS

The National Safety Council is anticipating 380 lost lives and predicts that another 43,300...

National Safety Council Predicts Memorial Day Road Deaths

For the first time in four years, the National Safety Council has estimated less than 400 roadway fatalities over the Memorial Day weekend.

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A crime scene is defined as any location associated with a crime that contains physical evidence...

Impounding a Fleet Vehicle as Physical Evidence in a Criminal Investigation

One under-discussed topic is when a fleet vehicle is impounded because it is part of a crime scene and declared by the police to be physical evidence in a criminal investigation.

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Florida became the 45th state to make texting while driving a primary offense.

Florida Makes Texting While Driving Primary Offense

Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida has signed legislation into law that makes texting behind the wheel a primary traffic offense. Only three states now categorize it as a secondary offense.

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Five states have been awarded grants from safety groups to attack drowsy driving.

States Receive Drowsy Driving Prevention Grants

Georgia, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, and New York are the recent recipients of grants from the Governors Highway Safety Association and the National Road Safety Foundation, Inc. to implement innovative drowsy driving prevention campaigns.

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Volkswagen's 2019 GTI has earned a Top Safety Pick from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety.

Volkswagen Captures First 2019 Top Safety Pick

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has recognized the 2019 Volkswagen GTI with its prestigious Top Safety Pick award when the car is equipped with optional front crash prevention and specific headlights.

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Toyota is recalling its Yaris for an air bag issue.

Toyota Recalls Yaris for Air Bag Issue

Toyota is recalling an estimated 43,221 2015 to 2017 Yaris subcompact cars because of a problem with the front seat air bags.

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The X1 models were recalled because in the event of a crash where the occupant’s head contacts...

BMW Recalls X1 for B-Pillar Defect

BMW of North America, LLC is recalling an estimated 106,182 X1 sDrive28i and X1 xDrive28i for a structural defect.

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FROM THE DESK OF THE SAFETY PROFESSIONAL
Jerry Veres
Safety Program Coordinator
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Formulating a Successful Safety Program

When it comes to formulating a fleet safety program, repetition and standards are the keys to success. Click here to read step one to building a fleet safety program.

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