If you put employees behind the wheel, their most important job is to be defensive drivers who prevent accidents. This makes a more efficient operation with lower costs. However, it’s impossible for employees to prevent accidents if they’re distracted behind the wheel.
October 15, 2021
Fleet managers and safety stakeholders discuss how organizations can address smartphone addiction, in-vehicle distraction, spec’ing for ergonomics, and driver complacency in an era of increasing automation.
October 5, 2021
A safe driver scoring system, telematics, continuous MVR monitoring, and behind-the-wheel training have all proven successful.
September 28, 2021
Pedestrian fatalities in the Lone Star State surged 9% in 2020. Tough new legislation aims to curb distracted driving.
September 21, 2021
The risky behaviors driving the alarming rate of crashes during the coronavirus pandemic — along with the addictive behaviors surrounding phone use — are ringing alarm bells for fleets. Where do we go from here?
September 17, 2021
Understand the psychology behind distracted driving and get the solutions to eradicate this risky behavior.
September 13, 2021
One Iowa police officer spearheads a project to reduce wrong-way driving using state-of-the-art cameras.
August 16, 2021
Fiddling with phones is dangerous driving behavior. New research makes a strong case for states to implement hands-free laws.
August 9, 2021
The more mobile devices become a part of our daily lives, the harder it is for us to pull our eyes of the screen when they should be on the road.
August 5, 2021
The most distracted truck drivers are nearly 72% more likely to be involved in a “near collision” than other drivers, according to new data insights released July 22 by Omnitracs.
July 22, 2021
Gen Z respondents were more than twice as likely to acknowledge they turn too fast compared to older generations.
July 5, 2021
When motorists felt more comfortable, they were more likely to use their phones.
June 7, 2021
The results are disturbing — many more drivers admitted to engaging in potentially distracting behavior while driving in 2020 than in past years.
May 18, 2021
More than 25% of all traffic deaths are due to alcohol-impaired drivers and 300,000 people are injured every year in alcohol-related crashes.
April 26, 2021
Observed driver use of handheld cell phones dropped by 33% following increased enforcement and consumer awareness.
April 26, 2021