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Dealing with Deer Crossings

Dealing with Deer Crossings

In New England, Kentucky, Colorado, and other states with wild areas, deer and other wildlife crossing the roadway can present a significant hazard to commercial drivers.

October 11, 2019

Skid Recovery Tactics

Skid Recovery Tactics

These five steps can help a fleet driver deal with a skid on wet leaves strewn on pavement during fall driving conditions.

October 7, 2019

Safe School Zone Driving

Safe School Zone Driving

With children now back in school, this is a good time for fleet managers to remind their drivers about best practices for driving in school zones and near school buses.

September 30, 2019

Railroad Crossing Road Safety

Railroad Crossing Road Safety

Fleet managers should remind their drivers to be cautious when driving over railroad crossings. Most fatalities involving trains are preventable and involve lapses of judgment.

September 20, 2019

High Risk Fleet Drivers

High Risk Fleet Drivers

Managing high-risk drivers is a key element of an effective fleet safety plan. Here are five steps from Advanced Driving Training Services for reducing collisions from this cohort.

September 11, 2019

Approaching Roundabouts

Approaching Roundabouts

Roundabouts are safer, more fuel efficient, and improve traffic flow as compared with traditional intersections. Here's how to approach one.

September 6, 2019

Driving Into a Hurricane

Driving Into a Hurricane

Storm chasers gamble big by entering the eye of the storm to collect important data to better understand these massive hurricanes.

August 30, 2019

Journey Management Explained

Journey Management Explained

Journey management is a planned and systematic process for reducing transportation-related risks in a company's operations.

August 23, 2019

Driving on Gravel

Driving on Gravel

Gravel can be a difficult and sometimes dangerous surface to navigate, because tires have reduced traction.

August 19, 2019

Driving in Extreme Heat

Driving in Extreme Heat

Extreme heat can wreak havoc on vehicles and create dangerous situations for commercial drivers. High temperatures can lead to engines overheating, break downs, and tire blowouts.

August 2, 2019

Blind Spot Strategies

Blind Spot Strategies

Drivers should always be checking side mirrors, and turning their head to eliminate the blind spot in the back right corner and back left corner.

July 26, 2019

Three-Point Turns

Three-Point Turns

Three-point turns and other slow-speed maneuvers can easily result in minor collisions, so it's important to execute them in a safe way.

July 19, 2019

The Perils of Car Washes

The Perils of Car Washes

Advanced technology on current vehicles can play havoc with car washes, which have retained traditional washing systems. Brian Cooley explains how this can be a problem.

July 12, 2019

Aggressive Drivers

Aggressive Drivers

Aggressive driving behavior can include tailgating, unnecessary horn honking, verbal assaults, or making hostile hand gestures.

July 8, 2019

How to Safely Execute a U-Turn

How to Safely Execute a U-Turn

If executed properly, U-turns can be expeditious and relatively safe. Experts offer advice about the proper way to perform a U-turn.

June 27, 2019