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Video: Keeping the Right Following Distance

Maintaining a safe driving space around the vehicle is largely something that drivers can control. While many of us have been taught to focus on space — keeping several car lengths between one's vehicle and the car ahead — a better formula concerns time.

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Video: How to Drive in Extreme Heat

To prepare for the next heat wave, fleet drivers can follow these six vehicle tips and these four driving tips to lessen the impact of extreme weather on the company asset.

Video: How to Safeguard Fleet Vehicles From Thieves

Fleets should be aware that the most commonly stolen cars nationwide and drivers should be reminded to take precautions and safeguard their vehicles from thieves.

Video: How to Perform a Vehicle Inspection

Every professional driver knows he is only as good as the vehicle he operates. That's why smart fleet managers take the time to remind drivers how to spot problems sooner and keep their vehicles in tip-top shape.

Video: 9 Tips About Hydroplaning

During a storm or a flood, even the most seasoned commercial driver may find himself in a very dangerous driving situation: hydroplaning. Follow these nine tips for avoiding and recovering during this scenario.

Video: How to Navigate Roundabouts

Roundabouts reduce collisions because vehicle must slow down, but they can be tricky to navigate. Here's how to do it.

Video: How to Reduce Injury Risk in a Crash

While reducing collisions is priority number one, fleet drivers should know how to reduce their risks in the event of a crash.

Video: 4 Ways to Avoid Road Debris

Debris in the road or from an unsecured load falling off another vehicle is a roadway hazard. In fact, a study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found 39,000 injuries and more than 500 deaths from those incidents between 2011 and 2014.

Video: How to Share the Road with Motorcyclists

Reducing motorcycle fatalities — and keeping your fleet drivers safe — begins with an understanding of how to fleet drivers should operate around motorcyclists.

Video: Setting Mirrors to Eliminate Blind Zones

When you're behind the wheel, what you see — and what you don't see — can mean the difference between a safe ride or a sudden collision. That's why properly setting your mirrors to minimize blind spots is critically important.