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LeasePlan to Offer eDriving Driver Risk Management

LeasePlan USA will begin offering online driver training from eDriving to its fleet customers, the fleet management company announced.

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NHTSA Urges Florida Check for Takata Air Bags

South Florida is the highest risk area of the nation—with three Floridians ranking among the nearly two dozen lost lives attributed to the defective air bags, according to NHTSA.

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.

Marijuana: Most Common Drug in Fatally Injured Drivers

Marijuana has become the leading drug found in fatally injured drivers, and its usage has spiked largely because nine states have legalized it for recreational use, according to a new report form Government Highway Safety Association.

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.

Reducing Injury in a Crash

The best way to reduce injury risk in a crash is to make sure everyone in the vehicle is effectively restrained. Learn how to buckle up properly and why you should sit back from the steering wheel and airbag.

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.

Commercial Fleet Accident Rate Reaches 20%

The annual accident rate for commercial fleets is around 20%. Even with vehicle safety technology proliferating, traffic deaths are on the rise after years of decline. The culprit for the increase in fatalities is distracted driving.

Collaboration Between Procurement & EHS Can Yield Dramatic Spend Reductions

Procurement underperforms in cross-collaboration initiatives with other corporate spend categories, such as Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) and supply-chain management. A key collaboration opportunity is in the area of fleet safety.

Consultant Touts Reimbursement as Risk Reducer

A consultant that offers vehicle reimbursement plans is touting the option as a way for corporations to reduce the risk associated with accidents, but the company's advice doesn't address several pitfalls of the strategy.