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Vehicle Crashes Remain Leading Employee Death Cause

Vehicle Crashes Remain Leading Employee Death Cause

Motor vehicle crashes and falls remained the leading causes of preventable death on the job in 2018, as preventable and unintentional workplace deaths continue their rise in recent years, according to data from the U.S. Department of Labor.

December 24, 2019

Nauto Offers Driver Learning Platform

Nauto Offers Driver Learning Platform

Nauto's cloud-based telematics platform powered by artificial intelligence learns driver behaviors, and the company notes it will be able to predict and prevent high-risk driving events, helping fleet managers reduce claims by at least 35%.

November 6, 2019

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

SambaSafety Launches Driver Risk Monitoring Program

SambaSafety Launches Driver Risk Monitoring Program

SambaSafety has introduced Qorta, a national driver monitoring platform that offers federal and state safety data on drivers and combines it with analytics to help fleets stay on top of driver risk.

January 17, 2019

Usage-Based Insurance Growing in Popularity with Fleets
Mobileye, Geotab Technology Tested by Insurance Institute

Mobileye, Geotab Technology Tested by Insurance Institute

Retrofitting older vehicles with a collision warning system and a telematics device can significantly improve driver behavior and enhance safety, according to a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

November 6, 2018

Speeding Declines After Boston Reduces Limit

Speeding Declines After Boston Reduces Limit

Speeding declined significantly in Boston, after the city lowered the limit to 25 miles per hour from 30 mph, according to new analysis from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released today.

August 28, 2018

UPS Lowered Accident Rate 1% in 2017

UPS Lowered Accident Rate 1% in 2017

UPS lowered the frequency of accidents in its 119,000-vehicle delivery fleet in 2017 by 1% to 8.95 accidents per 100,000 hours of driving as it progresses toward its goal of reaching a rate of 8.75 accidents by 2020, the parcel delivery operator announced in its annual sustainability report.

July 10, 2018

Infotainment Systems Not Safe to Use While Driving: AAA

Infotainment Systems Not Safe to Use While Driving: AAA

A recent study from the AAA Foundation and the University of Utah that measures cognitive and visual demands of infotainment systems suggests that they are not proven safe to use when operating a motor vehicle.

June 28, 2018

Worn Tires Decrease Handling on Wet Roads Up to 33%

Worn Tires Decrease Handling on Wet Roads Up to 33%

On wet roads, worn tires with a tread depth of 4/32 inch have an average increased stopping distance of 87 feet for a passenger car and 86 feet for a light truck when compared with new tires, according to a recent study from AAA.

June 7, 2018

CalAmp Expands Crash Data Availability

CalAmp Expands Crash Data Availability

Irvine, Calif.-based CalAmp is expanding the availability of its CrashBoxx risk management system and will begin providing more detailed collision information as an over-the-top service, the telematics provider has announced.

May 31, 2018

How to Avoid Cargo Handling Injuries

How to Avoid Cargo Handling Injuries

Improper ergonomic behavior when handling vehicle equipment and cargo can result in musculoskeletal injuries. Here are some examples of the best and worst ways to work ergonomically. Read the full story here. Photos courtesy of DECKED.

August 15, 2016

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