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Commercial Drivers Are Safer than Public Perception

Commercial Drivers Are Safer than Public Perception

Commercial drivers of light- to heavy-duty vehicles are involved in just 3% of severe crashes, even though 83% of American drivers say they are safer behind the wheel, according to new data from Verizon Connect.

October 10, 2019

Almost 47,000 Citations Issued During Operation Safe Driver Week
Brake Safety Week Underway for Commercial Fleets

Brake Safety Week Underway for Commercial Fleets

The annual Brake Safety Week led by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) kicked off on Sept. 15 and runs through Sept 21. For the duration of the initiative, enforcement officials will conduct roadside safety inspections on commercial motor vehicles throughout the U.S. and Canada.

September 17, 2019

GM Recalls 3.4M Pickups, Large SUVs for Brake Issue

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.

September 11, 2019

1.1M Ram Pickups Recalled for 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.

September 10, 2019

20% of Commercial Collisions Happen Under 5 mph
Hurricane Dorian Prompts Emergency Declarations Across Southeast
Autonomous-Vehicle Developer Charged with Theft of Trade Secrets
Labor Day Road Deaths to Fall From Year Ago

Labor Day Road Deaths to Fall From Year Ago

Approximately 398 people could lose their lives and another 45,300 could suffer serious injuries on roadways over the Labor Day weekend, according to the National Safety Council's estimate, which is the lowest it has issued for the three-day holiday period since 2015.

August 27, 2019

Lytx Fleets Reduce Drowsy Driving by 39%

Lytx Fleets Reduce Drowsy Driving by 39%

Commercial fleets that used the Lytx Driver Safety Program reduced drowsy driving events by 39% and falling asleep behind the wheel by 66% from June 2018 to June 2019, according to new data released by the video telematics solutions provider.

August 27, 2019

It’s Not Just Your State, Overall U.S. Road Conditions Are Getting Worse

It’s Not Just Your State, Overall U.S. Road Conditions Are Getting Worse

The Reason Foundation’s Annual Highway Report found that the nation’s highway conditions are deteriorating, especially in a group of problem-plagued states that are falling behind on repairing deficient bridges, maintaining interstate pavement and reducing urban traffic congestion.

August 22, 2019

Strong Safety Culture, Technology Help High-Risk Fleets Improve Safety
Governors Highway Safety Assn. Gives AV Recommendations
New $2.3 Million Grant Program Aims to Reduce Drugged Driving

New $2.3 Million Grant Program Aims to Reduce Drugged Driving

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the International Association of Chiefs of Police recently launched a new program that will provide $2.3 million in funding for state and local agencies to offer Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement and Drug Recognition to law enforcement officers, judges and prosecutors.

July 29, 2019

Daimler Recalls Sprinter Vans for Rear Windows