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Kansas City the Safest to Drive In

While the 13th annual Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report is ostensibly focused on the “four-wheeler” side of the U.S. motoring public, there’s key information within it…Read More »

Why You Really Shouldn’t Follow a Friend in Your Car

It happens all the time: You and your friend are both going to the same place, and so, to avoid getting lost, you follow her in your car. But a recent study found that the…Read More »

Got a Teen Driver? Here Is Tech to Help Keep Them Safe

My daughter is 16 and just about to get her driver’s license. She’s thrilled. I’m terrified.
Don’t get me wrong, it’s not her. She does all the right stuff: Drives the speed…Read More »

States With Legal Marijuana Have More Car Crashes, IIHS Study Finds

BRUNSWICK, Maine – States with legalized marijuana have more car crash claims, according to a new report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety…Read More »

“Cavalier Attitude” Toward Safety Won’t Help Push for Self-Driving, Report Warns

Nine years after an employee warned of a flaw in certain ignition switches, General Motors began recalling millions of vehicles to repair the defect. Nine years after the…Read More »

The Driver Who Died in a Tesla Crash Using Autopilot Ignored at Least 7 Safety Warnings

When Joshua Brown’s Tesla slammed into the side of a tractor-trailer last year at more than 70 miles per hour, the fatal accident became the world’s first known car crash…Read More »

What Was the Greatest Single Year in Automotive History?

Depending on your criteria, it could be anything from the dawn of automotive production to today…Read More »

Tips For A Hassle-Free Summer Road Trip

(NAPSI)—Did you know that more Americans are expected to hit the road this summer than last? If you’re one of them, we know you have a lot on your mind, planning…Read More »

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Press Room

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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Ask the Experts

Ask the Experts

Good Driver Training is More Important Than Ever

Our Ask The Expert section for June pays a visit to one of Driving Dynamics’ safety experts. Join our senior instructor, Kathy Rude, for a quick conversation about aggressive and distracted driving.

A Common Occurrence – The Rear-end Collision:

Q. Thank you for sending out the Driver Advantage newsletter each month. I use it as part of my safety talks with our sales team and the equipment technicians who are on the road serving our clients.

Recently we have had a number of our drivers being rear-ended while sitting at a stop light. Could you provide some information I could share with our team to reduce this type of collision?

Thank you,

J.M.
Health & Safety Specialist

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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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