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Winter Driving Safety

Winter Driving Safety

Snowfall and other winter conditions can pose dangerous and even deadly results on roadways. The Michigan DOT has provided tips for managing this hazard.

December 19, 2019

Driving at Night

Driving at Night

After sunset, low visibility presents the greatest risk to driver safety. Here are several tips for dealing with the hazards of night driving.

December 3, 2019

Managing Driving Space

Managing Driving Space

While managing driving space may seem like a simple concept, it can help your drivers avoid tailgating collisions and other hazards.

November 8, 2019

Hydroplaning Recovery

Hydroplaning Recovery

Fleet drivers in inclement areas may need to deal with hydroplaning, when a tire loses traction after losing contact with pavement mostly due to rain.

October 29, 2019

Safety in Parking Garages

Safety in Parking Garages

While it may seem rudimentary, reminding your drivers of best practices while navigating parking lots and garages is always a relevant safety topic.

October 18, 2019

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

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

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

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

Farm Equipment Hazards

Farm Equipment Hazards

Fleets who drive on rural roads should reminded to be extra vigilant in spring and fall, when farm equipment is more likely to be on the roads.

June 7, 2019

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