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Advanced Driver Monitoring Tech Gaining Wider Acceptance

Almost half of the respondents to a survey (46%) agreed that a driver monitoring system should be required by law in vehicles. The younger the driver, the more likely they believe that these systems make a vehicle safer.

How to Deal with Aggressive Drivers

Follow these six tips to avoid confrontations with drivers who engage in tailgating, unnecessary horn honking, verbal assaults, or making hostile hand gestures.

Aggressive Drivers

Aggressive driving behavior can include tailgating, unnecessary horn honking, verbal assaults, or making hostile hand gestures.

Drivers Recognize Dangerous Behaviors, Engage Anyway

Nearly 96% of drivers believe reading a text or email on a hand-held cellphone while driving is very or extremely dangerous as compared with 79.8% who feel the same way about talking on a hand-held cellphone, according to a new AAA study.

Speeding Forum Set for April, IIHS Says

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and Governors Highway Safety Association will jointly host a forum in April to address the ongoing problem of speeding, which is a factor in about 10,000 roadside fatalities each year.

Drunk Driving Fatalities on the Rise in D.C.

While drunk driving incidents have decreased in the District of Columbia and surrounding area, DUI-related fatalities have risen by approximately 46% in 2017 — going from 59 lost lives in 2016 to 86 in 2017.

Safety, Sustainability, and Fuel Efficiency Are Synergistic

Three challenges consistently high on the list for many fleet managers — improving driver safety, mitigating the high cost of fuel, and complying with corporate pressures to reduce fleet’s contribution to the company’s global carbon footprint.