The Most Dangerous Highways In America – Geotab

From Parks Highway in Alaska to Interstate 80 in Wyoming, see the highways with the highest number of crashes and road fatalities in each state. Read the source article at geotab.com

By | April 19th, 2017|Drivers, Insurance, Safety, 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 [...]

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 [...]

Safety Tip: Not Choosing the Road Less Traveled – Top News – Safety & Accident – Top News

Winter 2016-2017 has arrived across much of North America. To help fleet and safety managers implement safe driving practices for winter-like temperatures and road conditions, Cautious Coyote will sahre out picks of best practices Tuesdays & Thursdays between late December and early April. We hope you'll read, share and comment. CC Winter Safety Tip 1:  If [...]

By | December 26th, 2016|Management & Ops, Safety, Technology|0 Comments

Beyond speed limiters, part 3: managing drivers with an Internet of Things

A wearable Internet of Things system can interact with drivers if risky behaviors occur - such as exceeding the posted speed limits or when they become distracted. It can also rate driver performance over time to make them more aware and engaged based on specific driving conditions or scenarios. Cool stuff! Read the source article [...]

Tackling the Safety Perception

The American general public has no idea how much the US trucking industry invests in safety. In face of a negative public perception of truck safety this has got to change. Fortunately there are a lot of things that companies can do at the grassroots and daily level. The American Trucking Association (ATA) conducted a study [...]

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