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Smith System Adds Driver Safety Course

Smith System has begun offering its Arrive Alive Safety online commercial driver safety training course that includes 12 modules, the Arlington, Texas-based company announced.


Virginia Cellphone Driving Ban Moves Forward

Virginia legislators have approved a bill that would prohibit texting while driving.

With the goal of tightening an existing law prohibiting texting while driving, both houses of Virginia's General Assembly recently voted to ban the use of handheld mobile devices while operating a motor vehicle.


Some Cities Passing Tougher Distracted Driving Laws Than States

Cities in Arizona and Michigan have passed distracted driving laws that are more strict than...

Several cities are responding to what they view as lax state legislation by passing their own distracted driving laws. Three states in the nation still allow texting while driving and only 16 have adopted hands-free laws, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association.


How to Handle Icy Roads

Fleet drivers operating on icy roads can be at risk for oversteer or understeer.

With some areas of the country experiencing the coldest weather in decades, now is a good time to remind your drivers how to avoid or correct a slide on icy roads.

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Sliding on Ice

Follow these four steps for dealing with a slide when driving on an icy road.

Driving on icy roads can be hazardous. Follow these tips to avoid or correct a slide.


AAA: Cold Temps Reduce EV Range by 41%

When the temperature falls to 20-degrees with the HVAC system activated, an EV's range falls by...

New research from AAA finds that dramatic temperatures outside coupled with the use of an HVAC system to heat up or cool down the interior result in reduced driving range for electric vehicles.


Pickup Tailgate Thefts Rise in Oklahoma

Oklahoma now ranks ninth among states in thefts of pickup tailgates.

Law enforcement officials in Tulsa, Okla., have seen a spike in pickup truck tailgate thefts. In fact, stolen tailgates accounted for many of the 300 parts ripped from vehicles in Tulsa last year, according to a report on KTUL.

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Tailgate Theft in Oklahoma

Oklahoma ranks in the top 10 among states for thefts of pickup tailgates.

Law enforcement officials in Tulsa, Okla., have seen a rise in thefts of pickup tailgates, which can be prevented with a tailgate lock.


NTSB Releases Highway Safety Wish List

The NTSB's annual Most Wanted List includes recommendations to achieve greater road safety in...

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently unveiled its 2019-2020 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements, with seven of the 10 recommendations including initiatives for roadway safety.