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Florida Bans Texting and Driving

Florida enacted a law that allows law enforcement in the state to penalize drivers who are caught texting and driving, though it won’t ban drivers from phone usage altogether.

Top Five Fleet Accident Descriptions

Fleet drivers said they experience most vehicle accidents when their parked assets are hit by non-fleet vehicles, an incident that is often the product of distracted driving but may also be a fabricated event by the drivers.

FCA Recalls Chrysler Pacifica Vans for Video Defect

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' Chrysler division is recalling 20,441 2018 and 2019 Pacifica minivans because the rear-view backing image can linger on the dashboard display and potentially distract the driver, according to federal safety records.

FMCSA Doubles Random Drug-Testing Percentage for 2020

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is doubling the minimum annual percentage rate for random controlled substance testing for commercial motor vehicle drivers, from 25% to 50% percent, effective Jan. 1.

Top Videos of 2019 Put Safety First

Closer looks at new trucks and vans were interspersed with seven safety tips among the videos that were the most popular on AutomotiveFleet.com in 2019, proving yet again that driver behavior carries risk that must be managed.

Auto-ISAC Adds 5 Companies Focused on Cybersecurity

The Automotive Information Sharing and Analysis Center has added four members, including Google, Oshkosh Corp., Tokai Rika, and Qualcomm to its roster, the Washington, D.C.-based consortium announced. Saferide Technologies has also signed on as a strategic partner.

800+ Pedestrians Killed on Freeways in 2018

More than 800 pedestrians were killed trying to cross a freeway in 2018, which represents a significant increase from a decade earlier, according to new research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.