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5 Things to Focus on During a New Car Test Drive

In today’s technologically advanced society, going mobile is quickly becoming the first step toward buying a new car. Just consider AutoTrader’s 2015 Automotive…Read More »

July 31: Heat Stoke Awareness Day

Did you know that heatstroke is the leading cause of non-crash-related deaths for children under 14? Already 10 children this year have lost their lives to heatstroke after…Read More »

Car Safety Chief Backs Self-Driving Cars

YPSILANTI, Mich. — The government wants to encourage, not bog down the technologies that enable cars to drive themselves and communicate with each other to prevent…Read More »

Fiat Chrysler to Pay up to $105M in Penalties to NHTSA

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will pay up to $105 million in fines and penalties to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, submit to oversight and buy back…Read More »

SensorSafe Child Car Seat Helps Prevent Heatstroke Death

An average of 38 children die each year in hot cars. That means one child dies every nine days because a driver forgot about them in the backseat, according to…Read More »

Highway Agencies Use Humor, Wit to Improve Driver Safety

Utah transportation officials call the three months between Memorial Day and Labor Day the state’s “100 Deadliest Days,” because of a surge in highway deaths that…Read More »

Did You Know With Jill: Heat Vehicle Safety

How long does it take for the temperature inside your vehicle can reach dangerous levels? Find out on this edition of “Did You Know with Jill”…Read More »

Hack of Connected Car Raises Alarm over Driver Safety

SAN FRANCISCO — Don’t send your old clunker of a retro-mobile to the automotive junk yard just yet. It may be the safest machine on the road.In an article published…Read More »

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Driving Dynamics’ Custom Driver Safety e-Lesson: Proper Use of Vision Recognized with a 2015 Apex Award of Excellence

The award-winning e-lesson developed, by Driving Dynamics for Monsanto Company, focuses on hazard perception techniques designed to help drivers more quickly identify and avoid dangers that may lead to a collision. Newark, Delaware, July 21, 2015—Driving Dynamics Inc. announced today it has been named as a 2015 award recipient in the twenty-seventh annual Awards for … Read More »

Driving Dynamics Veteran Stig Nielsen Steps into New Management Position Focused on Instructor Development in Support of the Company’s Expanding Portfolio of Services

Newark, Delaware – Driving Dynamics, Inc., a provider of advanced performance driver safety training and fleet risk management services, announced today that 18-year company veteran Stig Nielsen has been named manager, field development and technical advisor, a new role established to support the company’s growth strategy. During the last two years, Mr. Nielsen has served … Read More »

Richard Traister Promoted to Director, Account Development at Driving Dynamics Inc.

Newark, Delaware, March 10, 2015 – Driving Dynamics, Inc., a provider of advanced performance driver safety training and fleet risk management services, announced today that Richard Traister has been named as the company’s director of account development. Richard’s association with Driving Dynamics began in June 2012 in a consultative account development capacity. Reporting to Art … Read More »

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Pet Peeve: Not Using Turn Signals

Q. I read last month’s submission by Dennis from Louisiana and your response to him. I have to tell you that drivers not using their turn signals is a pet peeve of mine. It happens way too often, is inconsiderate, and, most importantly as you pointed out, way too dangerous! I thought you might like to see this short video of a TV news report identifying just how serious a matter it is: https://youtu.be/zBsaWmOA_Qk . Please continue bringing this issue up on a regular basis. Maybe you can have an impact on your readership.

Mandy S.

Sewell, NJ

Lazy Drivers: Turn Signals

Q. On my way to work this morning, actually every morning, I can’t help but wonder why drivers fail to use their turn signals. What really got me to write to you is that I spotted two school buses (one making a lane change and the other making a turn at an intersection) failing to use their turn signals. What’s going on here? I’m sure this lazy attitude towards using signals result in accidents. Is there a rule about use of turn signals?

Dennis M.
Woodworth, LA

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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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