Safety Tip: Driving in High Winds – Top News – Safety & Accident – Top News

High winds in parts of the Midwest and Northeast last week led to extremely difficult driving conditions and a rash of downed power lines. Michigan saw gusts up to 68 mph, while New York saw them as high as 81 mph. Here’s some advice, provided by the Nevada Department of Transportation, on how to drive [...]

By | March 13th, 2017|Insurance, Manage Campaigns, Retail, Technology|0 Comments

How to deal with “Code Red” scenarios? Fleet Safety Council examines six potential catastrophes

Code Red Scenarios - Sure we try to avoid but it’s best if you’ve got a plan for the unavoidable. Read more for some helpful tips from the Central Ontario Fleet Chapter of the Fleet Safety Council   Read the source article at Utech

By | February 20th, 2017|Insurance, Technology|0 Comments

How To Prevent A Dangerous Accident – It’s All About Awareness

Over these last 6 weeks, we’ve talked about many different challenges you might find driving US25E from Corbyn, KY to Newport, TN. We got into managing tight corners. We covered the dangers involved with uncontrolled divided highways. We looked at the complications brought on by a route that has more than 20 speed limit transitions [...]

Improving Fleet Safety: A Q&A With a Loss Control Expert

Did you know that the majority of accidents are caused by driver error. EMC Program Manager Chris Murphy answers common fleet safety questions that loss control specialists are often asked.  Read the source article at EMC Insurance Companies

By | February 9th, 2017|Regulation, Technology|0 Comments

Driving Doctor takes pain from telematics data management

Safety is a mind-set, not a skill set and requires managers to offer structured feedback & coaching techniques.  Read the source article at Fleet Management

By | February 9th, 2017|Drivers, Manage Campaigns, Retail, Technology|0 Comments

How Fleets Can Minimize Liability Exposure – Article – Fleet Financials

There are many key facets to operating a fleet. By ensuring the success of all the parts of a fleet, a fleet manager should expect to garner the best results in his or her operation. But the fact that fleet managers simply cannot predict what will happen to their drivers while they are on the [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|Drivers, Insurance, Technology|0 Comments

What Utility Fleets Can Do to Curb Distracted Driving Incidents

It’s one thing to have a strict distracted driving policy; it’s entirely another to ensure that drivers actually comply with that policy when they’re out in the field. That requires accountability – and technology can help. Most people will admit to being distracted on their phone at least one time in their life. If we [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|Drivers, Technology|0 Comments

Outgoing FMCSA boss: Trucking safety, commerce go together | Darling | Regulations content from Fleet Owner

Trucking needs to do a better job of promoting itself, outgoing Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Scott Darling said Thursday in a last-day conference call with trade media. “I’ve got a different image of truck and bus drivers [since coming to FMCSA], a different respect. They’re truly professionals," Darling said. "I want the industry to [...]

By | January 27th, 2017|Insurance, Manage Campaigns, Regulation, Retail, Technology|0 Comments

US 25E Handling Transitions To Improve Safety & Profitability

1st Detailed Piece in Our 10 Week Series Traveling from Corbin, KY to Newport, TN As with many stretches of 4 lane divided roads, posted speed limits and necessary slow-downs force drivers to constantly change their speeds and driving techniques. This week we continue our examination of 90 miles of challenging road across Kentucky and [...]

Open Telematics Platforms: Integration Challenges

Our Open Telematics Video Series continues. This is the first of three discussions of Data and Integration Challenges. We examine the ever increasing number of data sources facing fleet and safety managers, and how to manage it all. Ward Warkentin, CEO at Fleetmetrica joins me and SpeedGauge CTO Chris Kantarjiev on the tape. Check it out [...]