Sharing the Road With Truck Drivers – Videos – Safety & Accident – Automotive Fleet

Here are six tips to help your fleet drivers share the road safely with drivers of big commercial trucks. Driver Solutions produced the video. For additional tips from American Trucking Associations, click here. Read the source article at Automotive Fleet

By | October 26th, 2016|Drivers, Management & Ops|0 Comments

Awesome Driver Wins DHL’s Safe Driving Rodeo – Top News – Safety & Accident – Top News – Automotive Fleet

Chicago-based courier Roger McGowan was awarded $5,000 for winning DHL's six-month safe-driving competition that culminated in Dallas, Texas earlier this month. The Safe-Driving Rodeo Competition, which was overseen by driver training vendor Smith Systems, began in April with 180 DHL Express drivers. Nine finalists competed in a freeway and street driving competition in Dallas on [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|Drivers, Insurance, Management & Ops|0 Comments

Feds Release Vehicle Cybersecurity Guidelines – Top News – Safety & Accident – Top News

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released a summary of cybersecurity best practices for modern vehicles, in hopes of assisting the automotive industry in thwarting would-be hackers. The proposed cybersecurity guidance, which is nonbinding, focuses on developing solutions to ensure vehicle systems take appropriate actions — even when an attack is successful. The guidance [...]

By | October 25th, 2016|Management & Ops, Regulation, Technology|0 Comments

Video Series: Open Telematics Platform

Endless systems and sensors are being added to commercial trucks. With them come endless data streams to tell you how well you are managing your drivers, your equipment, your schedule, your payroll... And more. Seemingly endless numbers of vendors are now selling technologies that promise improved safety performance and efficiencies. How do we make sense of [...]

The ELD Mandate: Might Actually Be Good News for Drivers

1 of 2 - See also "The ELD Mandate: How should fleets adopt it?" Coyote Managing Editor, Stephen Jones interviews Ken Noe, a senior driver for Martin Transportation Systems, along with Martin Safety Supervisor, Dale Dunaitis, and Jim Park, Equipment Editor at Heavy Duty Trucking. As the ELD mandate approaches in December 2017, understand how different [...]

CEI Forms First Global Fleet Safety Alliance

The CEI Group, Inc., CEPA SafeDrive and VVCR International announced today they have created the Global Fleet SafeDrive Alliance™, which will offer the first turnkey, fully integrated multinational fleet safety program. The CEI Group, Inc., CEPA SafeDrive and VVCR International announced today they have created the Global Fleet SafeDrive Alliance™, which will offer the first [...]

By | October 11th, 2016|Drivers, Management & Ops, Technology|0 Comments

CEI Forms First Global Fleet Safety Alliance

Trevose, PA, October 11, 2016 – The CEI Group, Inc., CEPA SafeDrive and VVCR International announced today they have created the Global Fleet SafeDrive Alliance™, which will offer the first turnkey, fully integrated multinational fleet safety program. “The Alliance represents the first time that multinational companies can come to one provider to manage their entire [...]

Driver behavior more than tech is key to fleet safety

Good to remember that even vendors who sell fleet safety technology and driver management systems understand that behavior is the ksy. Chris Horbowyj, UK director of sales of GreenRoad Technologies says,  “You can buy all the mirrors, cameras, monitors and tracking systems you like, but you won’t maximize your chances of success until you address [...]

Vehicle overloading increases fleet costs as well as threatening safety | Bluedrop

Safety is a major concern in fleet management which is why it is important to load your vehicles correctly, in particular HGV’s carrying cargo. Overloaded vehicles are one of the leading causes of truck-related accidents. Ignoring your fleet vehicles payload can unfortunately increase the chances of the driver losing control of the vehicle and overloaded [...]

Are Drivers Putting Safety First? – Article – Automotive Fleet

A committment to driver safety can deliver ROI when matched with driver safety technology. This article helps managers understand the technology and best management practices associated with creating a safety culture. Are we seeing a shift in driver attitude toward safety monitoring? Read the source article at Automotive Fleet