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‘Tis the Season for Driving Safely

he U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) reports that the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s holiday periods are among the busiest long-distance travel periods of…Read More »

Do You Have Want You Need in Your Car for This Upcoming Winter?

CHICOPEE, Mass. – The cold air today, reminds us that winter is on the way. 22News is working for you with what you need in your car this winter season…Read More »

Tesla is recalling its entire Model S fleet. Here’s why.

Tesla is voluntarily recalling all 90,000 of its Model S sedans in order to examine a possible defect in the vehicles’ seat belt assembly, the company said Friday…Read More »

MDOT Wins National Award for ‘Rumble Strip’ Safety Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Michigan Department of Transportation has won a national safety award for installing 5,700 miles of “rumble strips” down centerlines of…Read More »

NHTSA Endorses 3-Point Harnesses on Buses

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Right now there is no nationwide law mandating seat belts on school buses. Florida is one of only six states that requires them, but Florida does…Read More »

Understanding School Bus Traffic Law Keeps Everybody Safer

Virtually every city or town in the nation has one or more schools in its jurisdiction. Because of this, school buses can be found on almost all of the roads and highways…Read More »

Driving Roundabouts

Approaching the Roundabout: Use all available information: including signs, signals, and lane markings to choose the correct path or designated lane before entering the…Read More »

DEEP Reminds Motorists to Watch for Deer This Fall

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Wildlife Division reminds motorists to be watchful of increased deer activity along roadways…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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Preparing For Winter Driving

Q. In my part of the country, we are beginning to experience the effects of winter. The daylight hours are shorter, the air is much colder and eventually we will be having snow to deal with, along with icy road conditions.

I am putting together a simple message for my team to remind them to be prepared for winter driving. Could you provide me with a few ideas that I could share with my team.

Tim H. / Director of Safety
By E-mail

New Fleet Vehicles for Company Drivers

Q. I would like to thank your company for providing us with The Driver Advantage e-newsletter each month. As the new Safety Director for my company, primarily focused on safety issues within our manufacturing facility, I rely heavily on publications like yours to help guide me with our fleet safety. My question today is fairly simple…when purchasing new vehicles for our sales team, what are some things that we should share with our people as they get their new ride?

Jonathan L.
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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