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New ‘SaferRide’ Mobile App and New Data Highlight Start of Annual Holiday Drunk Driving Crackdown

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Deputy Administrator…Read More »

Low-tech Ways to Avoid Struck-by Accidents

In “Dealing With Deadly Spaces…Machine Blind Spots,” we detailed startling NIOSH statistics on struck-by accidents. OSHA is also also focusing on preventing…Read More »

The 2014 Cars That Are a Cut Above the Rest

A car is more than a mode of transportation—it’s a personality, an asset, a jukebox, a passport. It doesn’t have to be the fastest…Read More »

After Tragedy, One Mom’s Mission To End Distracted Driving

On a late afternoon in 2007, the day after Thanksgiving, Kimberly Schlau of O’Fallon, Illinois told her 8-year-old daughter Maddy to put on her…Read More »

Deer versus Vehicle Collisions Increase Spike in Early Winter

SHREVEPORT, LA – A Shreveport driver’s close encounter with a deer that ended with a wreck early Friday morning serves as a unfortunate…Read More »

10 Tips For Safe Driving In Winter Weather

When the weather gets frightful, particularly in the Northeast, it’s best to avoid driving if possible…Read More »

CHP: Driver Safety Tips For Riding Out The Storm

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — California Highway Patrol is reminding motorists how to drive safely in wet weather ahead of…Read More »

Auto Safety Nominee Wants Finer Data Tools

WASHINGTON — President Obama’s choice to lead the nation’s top auto safety agency told a Senate committee on Wednesday that…Read More »

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Driving Dynamics President Arthur Liggio to Present at 2014 Fleet Safety Conference in Schaumburg, IL

Newark, Delaware, July 16, 2014 – Arthur Liggio, Driving Dynamics president will present Moving Beyond the Checklist to a Strategic “Blueprint for Safety” at the 2014 Fleet Safety Conference in Schaumburg, IL at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel on Tuesday July 22, 2014 at 3:10 pm. The session will focus on creating a shift … Read More »

Driving Dynamics Wins 2014 Apex Grand Award for Publication Excellence

Driving Dynamics a Preferred Provider of Behind-the-Wheel Driver Safety Training and Fleet Risk Services has Been Honored with an Apex Grand Award for its Aggressive Driving e-Lesson and Two Awards of Excellence for its Newsletter and Safety Videos Driving Dynamics Inc. announced today it has been selected as a 2014 recipient of three APEX Awards … Read More »

The Driver Advantage™ Driver Safety e-Newsletter from Driving Dynamics Reaches Three-Year Milestone

Newark, Delaware, February 28, 2014- Driving Dynamics Inc. announced today its award-winning driver safety e-newsletter, The Driver Advantage, has reached a three-year anniversary. To celebrate the milestone the company has produced a commemorative, full-color magazine-style edition that is available for free to safety, fleet and risk professionals. The publication can be accessed at: This … Read More »

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Safety Policies…and the Employee

Q. As the Fleet / Safety Director for my company, the toughest issue I deal with is when I review the written company policies that cover driver safety during the classroom training we conduct for new hires and tenured drivers. Our policy is zero tolerance for the use of cell phones when driving; but, when the sales team is on the road working, they insist that they must use their cell phone when driving; they are convinced they would never get their work completed during the day otherwise.

I am afraid this blatant disregard for company policy is going to become a huge problem one day if one of our team members is involved in an accident. I can’t afford to lose my job so I try not to rock the boat, but I certainly don’t want to see anyone injured or involved in a fatal crash just because I didn’t say anything…any advice on how to address this would be helpful.

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Cold Weather Tire Pressure

Q. In our part of the country, just a few days ago we experienced our first cold weather. Every year when this happens, I remind our drivers to be sure and check the tire pressure on their vehicles.

Inevitably, I will get a call from a driver and questioned as to why their tires leak so much air in cooler weather…could you help me answer this question for my drivers.

Patrick H.

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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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