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Distracted Driving, an Unexpected View

This is national distracted driving awareness month, and I’m thrilled to announce that this is the one millionth article written on the topic. To commemorate this annual campaign, let’s strive to reach an all-time high this month in the number of drivers distracted at any single moment. Wait, Huh? What in the world? OK, I’ve … Read More »

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month so this is a great time to remind everyone about the importance of safe driving. Thousands of people die each year because they are distracted while driving – in 2012, 3,328 were killed in distracted driving crashes. In 2010, Governor Patrick signed The Safe Driving Law, banning sending, typing … Read More »

7 Keys to Crafting an Effective Fleet Safety Policy

The National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that the average cost to employers for an on-the-job vehicle crash is $16,500. If the accident results in an injury (or worse, a fatality), employers could be responsible for as much as $500,000 or more. While there’s little argument that companies need an effective fleet safety policy to … Read More »

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 »

Vehicle Skid Avoidance

A driver needs to be constantly aware of changing road conditions and adjust his/her driving as necessary to avoid skidding. A skid happens when the tires lose their grip on the road, which can be caused one of four ways: Driving too fast for road conditions. Braking too hard and locking the wheels. Turning the … Read More »

Tip of the Month

Distracted Driving – 3 Types: Safety Tip

Distracted Driving – 3 Types: Safety Tip

This “One Second Advantage™” Safety Tip will help you understand the types of serious problems drivers face from distracted driving. By making a few simple changes in your driving routine, you can significantly improve your safety performance.

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