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Two U.S. Senators Working To Bring Self-Driving Cars To Our Roads

The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate commerce committee and U.S. Sen. Gary Peters of Michigan have announced plans to develop regulatory flexibility for the…Read More »

GM, Toyota Says U.S. Rules Limiting Self-Driving Cars Need to Be Eased

General Motors Co and Toyota Motor Corp officials will tell a U.S. House panel on Tuesday that automakers need changes to automotive safety rules to allow the…Read More »

In Illinois and Nation, More Cars on the Road and More Motor Vehicle Deaths: Report

Motor vehicle deaths have shot up in Illinois and across the nation for the second year in a row, and a national safety organization blames the ongoing plague of speeding…Read More »

Millennial Drivers Are Highway Hazards, Survey Shows

Millennial drivers are the worst.
That’s not just their elders talking. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found…Read More »

Motorcycle Tires: Safety Standards Explained

Think you’ve got it rough? Try being a motorcycle tire that’s DOT certified. We have covered the particulars of motorcycle tire size designations and preventive maintenance…Read More »

Drowsy Drivers Often Behind Fatal Crashes

In the U.S. alone, more than 6,000 people die in drowsy driving-related motor vehicle crashes each year, a recent study suggests…Read More »

6 Safety Tips to Teach Your Teen Driver

Getting a driver’s license is a teenager’s first real sign of independence. Once that little card with the wide-smiled picture is in their hand, new drivers can’t help but feel…Read More »

Researchers Developing Heavier Crash Test Dummies

Americans weigh more than they used to, but most test crash dummies don’t.
At 195 pounds, the average man is 21 pounds heavier than he was 40 years…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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Responsibility – Behind the Wheel

Q. Our company received a complaint about one of our best service technicians and his aggressive driving a few weeks ago. In the past we simply reviewed the details with the driver and manager, but then just moved past the complaint and went on our way with business as usual.

With the New Year just beginning, I would like to change the way we handle this type of situation. Do you have some recommendations for aggressive drivers?

DL
Safety Director

Quick Reminders – Winter Driving

Q. On a regular basis I send out little reminders to my associates…reminders that driving safe is important, not only for the company, but more importantly for their own safety and health.

I am working on my winter “reminders”…do you have a few items I could share with my team in the next couple of weeks as we prepare for the cold and the snow?

FK
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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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