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AAA to Rescue 7 Million During Summer Driving Season

This summer, AAA expects to rescue 7 million American drivers, with the majority facing battery, lock and tire-related issues. This number could soar higher, with a AAA survey revealing that 4 out of 10 American drivers are unprepared for emergency breakdown situations. With three-quarters of family travelers planning to travel by car to their favorite … Read More »

Dehydrated Drivers Make the Same Number of Mistakes as Drink Drivers

A Loughborough University study has revealed that even mild dehydration is equivalent to being over the drink driving limit in terms of driver errors. Researchers at Loughborough University carried out a range of tests over two days on male drivers, using a laboratory-based driving simulator. During the normal hydration test there were 47 driving incidents, … Read More »

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 »

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

Avoiding Rollovers: Safety Tip

Avoiding Rollovers: Safety Tip

This “One Second Advantage™” Safety Tip will provide you with advanced techniques for gaining critical reaction time and vehicle handling.

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Driving Dynamics
Driving Dynamics