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Collision Avoidance May Have Lessened Truck Crash Damage

A collision avoidance system might have prevented or lessened the severity of a 2016 crash between a tractor-trailer and an SUV that killed six people and injured five, according to a new report from the National Transportation Safety Board.

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Technology's Essential Role in Fleet Safety's Future

As accident rates in the U.S. continue to climb, technology must evolve to ensure the safety of the drivers on the road. Both in-vehicle and fleet technology is continuing to find ways to do just that.

Volvo's New XC40 Compact SUV

Volvo's 2018 XC40 will be replete with advanced safety features when the compact SUV arrives in the fall. Video courtesy of Volvo and Motorward via YouTube. For more about the Volvo XC40, click here.

How Lane Departure Warning Works

Lane departure warning uses an onboard camera to read painted lane lines and then alerts the driver of lane drift, when needed, through the use of tones, visuals or vibations. Video courtesy of MyCarDoesWhat.org and the National Safety Council. To learn how lane departure warning is lowering crash rates, click here. 

NTSB's Most Wanted Safety Policies

The National Transportation Safety Board has released its Most Wanted List of transportation safety improvements for 2017-2018. These recommended policy priorities include eliminating distractions, reducing fatigue-related accidents, and increasing implementation of collision avoidance technologies. Video courtesy of NTSB.

It’s a Great Time to Be in the Fleet Business

It’s a great time for fleet managers to make a real difference, save money, save lives, and make their businesses more productive.

Essential Safety Technologies for Fleets

As vehicle manufacturers shifted their focus to safety, there has been a steady influx of vehicle safety technologies such as lane departure warnings, rear view cameras, and blind spot warning systems.

LIDAR's Role in Future Vehicle Safety

Frost & Sullivan recently completed a study on OEM strategies for using LIDAR technology in active safety systems and automated driving. In this video, Frost & Sullivan Resarch Manager Praveen Chandrasekar summarizes the study's findings.

Honda's Lane Departure Warning

Standard on select models, Honda's lane departure warning system is designed to alert the driver if the vehicle is leaving a detected lane and a turn signal hasn't been activated.

Honda Civic Features Advanced Sensing Tech

The 2016 model-year Honda Civic includes such advanced safety and driver-assistance technologies as Road Departure Mitigation. This Honda video demonstrates how it works.