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Identifying the ‘Other’ Drugged Driver – Senior Citizens

When we hear the term “drugged driving” the image that comes to mind probably isn’t that of an older driver…Read More »

All Hail Carmel, Indiana, America’s King of Roundabouts

Folks who love that elegant traffic doughnut with a proven safety record—the roundabout—should consider relocating to Carmel, Indiana. The city recently debuted…Read More »

Federal Agency Declares That EVs Must Break the Silence by 2019

Whether you hate or love the quiet of an electric vehicle in motion, prepare for change. The NHTSA (National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration) has ruled that…Read More »

You Could Even Say It Glows: All About the Lowly Highway Stripe

Do any readers share concerns that today’s lane-striping reflective materials are less effective than in the past? Seems to me, especially in wet, nighttime conditions, that…Read More »

Travel Safely With Pets This Holiday Season!

According to the American Pet Products Association there are 78 million dogs in the U.S. and each year, more and more pets are traveling with their owners to pet…Read More »

Safety Agency’s New Guidelines Aim to Curb Distracted Driving

On the heels of some alarming reports about spiking traffic fatalities, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced new guidelines Wednesday on ways…Read More »

Traveling for Thanksgiving? Here’s Some Travel Safety Tips

Millions of people will travel to visit loved ones for the Thanksgiving holiday. The American Red Cross offers these tips to help people have a safe trip over the upcoming…Read More »

Why Hundreds Are Killed in Crashes in Parking Lots and Garages Every Year

The National Safety Council finds as many as two-thirds of drivers may be pulling into shopping centers distracted. One in five accidents happen in parking lots…Read More »

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Art Liggio, Driving Dynamics President, to Speak on Coaching Techniques for Non-Safety Professionals at the at the 2016 Fleet Safety Conference

Newark, Delaware – Driving Dynamics President Art Liggio will present at the 2016 Fleet Safety Conference held at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel in Schaumburg, IL. His session, E-Z Coaching Techniques for Non-Safety Professionals, is scheduled for Wednesday July 20 at 11:30am. In this session, Liggio, a risk and insurance management executive with broad … Read More »

Driving Dynamics Launches New Mobile-Friendly Registration Portal For Its Behind-the-Wheel Driver Safety Training Courses

Driving Dynamics customers can now have their drivers enroll in a behind-the-wheel driver safety course and self-manage their training schedule from www.mydrivingdynamics.com. Newark, Delaware – Driving Dynamics Inc. announced the launch of a new mobile-friendly website dedicated to facilitating registrations for all of its behind-the-wheel (BTW) driver safety training programs comprising multi-employer/open enrollment, dedicated and … Read More »

Classes Now Being Scheduled for Driving Dynamics’ New Light-Truck & Trailer Safety Training Course

Drivers operating vehicles as part of a job task are governed by the Department of Transportation (DOT) when any one of the following conditions is met: Weight of vehicle or a combination of vehicle and trailer exceeds 10,001 pounds; Vehicle has nine seats or seatbelts; Hazardous material is being hauled. This course balances classroom learning, … Read More »

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Preparing for 2017

Q. Our company is in the planning stage for 2017 and we just wanted to get some information from you on what you see as key driver safety issues or concerns. Each year we try and develop safety awareness campaigns that will help our drivers be better prepared for the road.

DJ
Fleet and Safety

The Safety Process

Q. Accidents are just going to happen…right?

Although phrased as a question, my management team tends to operate with this type of mindset. I continue to promote the idea that we need to have a formal driver safety program, but this is the type of feedback I receive.

Any advice?

ML
Safety Director

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Seasonal Driving Safety Tips

Bus Stop/School Zone Driving Safety Tips At a glance: Twice a day during the school year, sidewalks fill with kids who walk or bicycle to school, or ride the bus. Follow these tips to keep them safe — especially between 3 and 4 p.m., when the most severe school-age pedestrian injuries happen. Look both ways … Read More »

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