FLEET SAFETY NEWS

Follow these five tips for dealing with high-risk fleet drivers.

How to Deal with High-Risk Drivers

Fleet managers should know that a small group of people — specifically, high-risk drivers — cause the bulk of their collisions.

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The 2019 and 2020 Ram 1500 is the first large pickup to earn a Top Safety Pick+ from the IIHS.

Ram 1500: First Large Pickup to Earn Top Safety Award

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has given certain 2019 and the 2020 Ram 1500 Crew Cab its highest safety recognition when outfitted with specific headlights built after May and optional front crash prevention.

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Automatic braking has a far higher likelihood of preventing a crash than a lane departure alert,...

Automatic Emergency Braking Reduces Rear-end Crashes by 46%

Automatic emergency braking with a forward collision alert reduced rear-end striking crashes by 46% while lane change alert with a side blind zone alert reduced lane change crashes by 26%, according to a new study from GM and the University of Michigan.

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GM is recalling six of its large pickups and SUVs across three nameplates for a possible brake...

GM Recalls 3.4M Pickups, Large SUVs for Brake Issue

General Motors is recalling more than 3.45 million of its large SUVs and trucks, including the Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, Chevrolet Suburban, Chevrolet Tahoe, and GMC Yukon for a braking issue, according to federal records.

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Proposed compliance delay for Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse rule does not apply to motor carriers.

FMCSA Wants to Delay State Compliance with Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is proposing a partial compliance delay for certain requirements of its final rule establishing a federal Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse.

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Maine's new hands-free law bans cellphone use while driving, even if the driver is stopped at a...

Maine's Hands-Free Law Takes Effect

Maine will become the 20th state in the nation to enact a hands-free driving law when the measure goes into effect on Sept. 19.

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FCA's recalling 1.1 million Ram pickups for a tailgate issue.

1.1M Ram Pickups Recalled for Tailgate Issue

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling about 1.1 million Ram 1500, 2500, and 3500 pickup trucks from six model years because the tailgate limiter tab may fracture and cause the tailgate to unlatch and open while driving, according to federal documents.

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The 2020 Palisade has earned an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ when equipped with the upgraded headlights.

Hyundai Palisade Earns Highest IIHS Safety Award

Hyundai's 2020 Palisade three-row SUV has earned a Top Safety Pick+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety when the midsize SUV is outfitted with optional LED headlights, the institute has announced.

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FROM THE DESK OF THE SAFETY PROFESSIONAL
Jerry Veres
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Framing a Fleet Safety Hiring Policy & Company Program

Formulating a safety plan is important but building a safety program is vital. We review how to build a safety policy that best fits your company.

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