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Video Protects Your Drivers

SmartDrive - More Protection, More Insight, More Savings

As Barry Pottle, President of Pottle’s Transportation states, “Drivers are the biggest asset in any company.” When accidents happen, you need a way to protect them and SmartDrive does that.   Get started today with the SmartDrive Video-Base Safety Program

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How to Avoid Road Debris Accidents

Read our four tips for avoiding crashes caused by roadway debris.

More than 50,000 crashes a year happen due to debris falling into traffic, so give these tips to your fleet drivers so they can avoid accidents and damage caused by road debris.

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Video: 4 Ways to Avoid Road Debris

Here are four tips to pass along to fleet drivers to help them avoid accidents caused by road...

Debris in the road or from an unsecured load falling off another vehicle is a roadway hazard. In fact, a study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found 39,000 injuries and more than 500 deaths from those incidents between 2011 and 2014.

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Baltimore's Auto Theft Spike

Baltimore's Auto Theft Spike

Car thefts are on the rise in Baltimore County and the surrounding region with 1,500 car thefts and 170 carjackings in the city of Baltimore so far this year.

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Video: Baltimore Vehicle Thefts Spike in 2018

After an increase in vehicle theft and carjackings in Baltimore County and Baltimore, the...

Car thefts are on the rise in Baltimore County and the surrounding region with 1,500 car thefts and 170 carjackings in the city of Baltimore so far this year even though auto theft has declined in the city from a year ago.

Fleet Incentives

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

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FCA Recalls 7 Models for Transmission Defect

The 2018 Ram 1500 (pictured) has been pulled into a transmission recall by FCA.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling an estimated 71 2018 Dodge Charger, Durango and Challenger, Jeep Grand Cherokee and Wrangler, Chrysler 300, and Ram 1500 vehicles because the wrong transmission park lock rod may have been installed in the transmission.

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How Memorial Day Fatalities May Affect Fleet Drivers

More than 400 people may lose their lives in traffic accidents over Memorial Day, which is one...

Estimates indicate that over 400 people may lose their lives and nearly 46,000 may be seriously injured while on the nation's roads this Memorial Day Weekend, according to the National Safety Council (NSC). For commercial fleets, safe driving messaging should start in the workplace.

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FCA Recalls Jeep Compass for Control Arms

FCA has recalled the 2018 Jeep Compass for a defect involving the control arms.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling approximately 2,761 2018 Jeep Compass vehicles because the front lower control arms may be improperly welded, which can lead to separation of the control arm.

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NHTSA Investigating Tesla Crash in Utah

Federal regulators are investigating an accident involving a Tesla Model S and fire department...

U.S. safety regulators from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are evaluating the circumstances connected to a Tesla Model S that slammed into a fire department vehicle in Jordan, Utah on May 13.

Fleet FAQ

Director of Product Marketing, Verizon Connect

Todd Ewing from Verizon Connect

Director of Product Marketing, Verizon Connect

http://www.fleetmatics.com/
Chief Operating Officer

Jack Firriolo

Chief Operating Officer

http://www.merchantsfleetmanagement.com/
Senior Vice President and General Manager

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX

Senior Vice President and General Manager

https://www.wexinc.com
Executive Vice President of eDriving

Ed Dubens

Executive Vice President of eDriving

https://www.edriving.com/fleet/products-and-services/

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Massachusetts Texting Law May Not Be Working

Screenshot of texting Massachusetts driver via WWLP.

Massachusetts police officers issued over 6,300 citations for texting while driving in 2017. Despite the fact that it is illegal to text and drive in Massachusetts — and carries a minimum penalty of $100 and as high as $500 — drivers appear to be undeterred by the law.

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Ride-Sharing Lowers DUI Arrests in California's Big Cities

Photo of DUI arrest of a student via Jeffrey Smith/Flickr.

Drunk and drugged driving arrests have dropped by 32% in San Diego, 28% in San Jose, 26% in Sacramento and 14% in both Los Angeles and the San Francisco-Oakland area since 2011 due to the popularity of ride-hailing services, reports the Mercury News.