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Highway Merging and Lane Changes

Highway Merging and Lane Changes

Driving school owner Richard D'Astolfo offers advice on how to merge and change lanes safely on a busy highway. Video by Howcast via YouTube. For the full safety tip on freeway driving, click here.

January 1, 2018

Drowsy Driving Risk Rises During Holidays

Drowsy Driving Risk Rises During Holidays

During the holiday season, everyone is on the go trying to cross off items on their expansive to-do lists. And when busy schedules result in less sleep, the risk of drowsy driving climbs. In less than a month, the Charlotte, N.C., region has seen three drowsy driving-related deaths. Video courtesy of WCNC. For tips on how to get enough sleep, click here.

December 25, 2017

Don't Crowd the Plow

Don't Crowd the Plow

The Lake County Division of Transportation in Illinois offers advice on how to safely share the road with snow-plow trucks. Video via YouTube. For the full safety tip, click here.

December 16, 2017

How Traction Control Works

How Traction Control Works

A vehicle's traction control system restricts wheel spin when accelerating on slippery surfaces. But there are two specific situations when traction control isn't advantageous and should be turned off. For the full safety tip, click here. Video courtesy of the National Safety Council.

December 11, 2017

A Traffic Break in Utah

A Traffic Break in Utah

A Utah Highway Patrol officer executes a traffic break to slow down the flow of traffic. Video via YouTube. For the fleet safety tip on traffic breaks, click here.

December 4, 2017

App Warns Motorists of Wrong-Way Drivers

App Warns Motorists of Wrong-Way Drivers

The Arizona Department of Transportation has launched a new phone app that alerts motorists of nearby wrong-way drivers. The app is tied into ADOT's pilot I-17 wrong-way vehicle alert system, which uses thermal cameras to detect wrong-way vehicles on I-17 off-ramps. Video courtesy of azcentral.com. For a safety tip on wrong-way crash prevention, click here.

November 24, 2017

Urban Driving Advice

Urban Driving Advice

Central business districts in major cities can be intimidating for some fleet drivers accustomed to driving in much less congested conditions. Here are some urban driving safety tips you can pass along. Video courtesy of Vision Zero San Francisco and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency. For more city driving advice, click here.

November 20, 2017

Packing a Winter Emergency Kit

Packing a Winter Emergency Kit

It's the time of year when fleet drivers need to make sure their vehicle is equipped with a winter emergency kit. But what should be included? Video courtesy of Bisnett Insurance. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

November 12, 2017

Driving in Wintry Conditions

Driving in Wintry Conditions

AAA's driving expert, William Van Tassel, offers advice for safe winter driving. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

November 6, 2017

Driving Safely on Halloween Night

Driving Safely on Halloween Night

Here's advice on how to drive safely when neighborhoods and streets are filled with trick-or-treaters and other Halloween celebrants. Video courtesy of the Connecticut Department of Transportation and the Connecticut Police Chiefs Association. For more Halloween safety advice from AAA Exchange, click here.

October 30, 2017

Parking Lot Etiquette and Safety

Parking Lot Etiquette and Safety

Here are tips on how to promote safety and follow etiquette in parking lots. Video courtesy of Car Pro. For more parking advice, click here.

October 16, 2017

Vehicle Breakdown Response

Vehicle Breakdown Response

AAA offers advice on what actions to take if your vehicle suddenly becomes disabled. For the full safety tip, click here.

October 2, 2017

Wet Weather Driving Tips

Wet Weather Driving Tips

AAA's William Van Tassel offers advice for driving in rainy weather. Video courtesy of AAA/YouTube. For the full safety tip, click here.

September 24, 2017

Rear-End Crash Prevention

Rear-End Crash Prevention

Here's safe-driving advice on how to maintain a space cushion that will help avoid rear-end crashes. Video courtesy of CNET. For the full safety tip, click here.

September 18, 2017

Buckling Up in Back

Buckling Up in Back

A study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found that many rear-seat passengers don't bother to wear seat belts on every trip. It's a decision that compromises the safety of everyone in the vehicle. Video courtesy of IIHS. For a related safety tip, click here.

September 8, 2017

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