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Driver Safety Tips

Uptick in Staged Accidents Target Commercial Vehicles

The COVID pandemic has created a spike in fraudulent claims targeting vocational trucks by instigating staged accidents, which involves maneuvering an unsuspecting employee driver into an intentional crash in order to make a false insurance claim or to file a lawsuit against the company if it is self-insured. Staged crashes first emerged in the in the U.S. in the 1990s and since then has grown to be the No. 1 insurance fraud scheme

How Often Should You Conduct Safety Training?

Realizing the benefits of accident reduction will only occur with regular reinforcement of safety best practices. Here are tips to communicate your safety message, from daily emails and monthly meetings to meaningful special events.

Avoiding Accidents With Defensive Driving

The annual accident rate for commercial fleets is around 20%, and even higher for some specific industries. Moreover, the average cost of a loss related to fleet vehicle crashes is approximately $70,000.

Tips for Safer Winter Driving

For commercial drivers, winter can sometimes pose dangerous and even deadly conditions. Fleet drivers can follow these eight strategies to remain safe behind the wheel when faced with snow, sleet and frigid temperatures.

10 Night Driving Tips

An estimated 90% of all driver decisions are based on what the driver can see. Yet at night, one's vision is compromised, which may account for the fact that approximately 40% of all fatal motor vehicle accidents occur at night.

5 Tips for Driving at Dusk

Dusk is one of the most dangerous times to drive because our eyes are adjusted to bright skies and pedestrians, cyclists, and objects in the road that can hide in the darker landscape.

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