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Sprinter Vans Recalled for Air Bags

Daimler Vans USA is recalling approximately 1,232 2018 to 2019 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter full-size vans because the air-bag systems may not have been activated after vehicle production.

Subaru Recalls Forester for Occupant Detection System

Subaru of America, Inc. is recalling an estimated 366,282 2015 to 2018 Forester compact SUVs equipped with heated seats because an electrical connection in the front passenger seat for the Occupant Detection System may loosen.

Safe Driving Tips During Deer Season

More drivers hit wild animals during the fall season, so now is a good time for fleet managers to remind drivers how to avoid hitting a deer, and what to do in the event that it does happen.

Dealing with Deer Crossings

In New England, Kentucky, Colorado, and other states with wild areas, deer and other wildlife crossing the roadway can present a significant hazard to commercial drivers.

Maryland Cracks Down on Impaired Drivers

A new law went into effect in Maryland on Oct. 1 that imposes harsher jail time penalties on motorists who kill or injure someone while driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

NHTSA Explores Replacing Car Mirrors with Cameras

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is seeking public and industry input on whether or not camera-based rear visibility systems should be permitted to replace inside and outside rear- and side-view mirrors.

Commercial Drivers Are Safer than Public Perception

Commercial drivers of light- to heavy-duty vehicles are involved in just 3% of severe crashes, even though 83% of American drivers say they are safer behind the wheel, according to new data from Verizon Connect.