As I was headed to work down a steep mountain road one morning, with several cars and trucks behind me, the fog was so thick I could barely see the headlights of oncoming cars. Suddenly, a vehicle with headlights OFF appeared out of nowhere, like a ghost, about 20 feet in front of me. >> Continue Reading

[companyInfo] Ram Recalls 1.2 Million Trucks Chrysler Group LLC is recalling about 1.2 million Ram trucks to determine if repairs are needed to address potential steering problems, Bloomberg News reported. Chrysler said about 453,000 Ram trucks have tie rods that might not have been…. Read Full Story… Western Star Debuts All-Wheel Drive Truck Western Star >> Continue Reading >> Continue Reading

[companyInfo] Guidelines for Employers to Reduce Motor Vehicle Crashes Every 12 minutes someone dies in a motor vehicle crash, every 10 seconds an injury occurs and every 5 seconds a crash occurs. Many of these incidents occur during the workday or during the commute to and from work. Employers bear the cost for injuries that >> Continue Reading >> Continue Reading

GPS Trackit recently introduced a new Driver Safety Alert that tracks hard turns.  Driver Safety Alerts already track and report driving behaviors like rapid acceleration, hard braking, and seatbelt usage.  GPS Trackit engineers have now added the ability to identify ‘hard turns’ to the alert list. >> Continue Reading

[companyInfo] Police Using GPS Tracking ‘Bullets’ to Trail Cars in Chases (UPI) — Police have a new tool for catching criminals on the run. State troopers in Iowa and police in St. Petersburg, Fla., now have the ability to fire sticky GPS-loaded “bullets” from an air cannon in the front of a patrol car. If >> Continue Reading >> Continue Reading

Read the latest from industry publications on information related to legislation and driver safety: Good Drivers Leaving in Droves; New HOS Hurting Safety, Carriers Say Recent changes in the hours-of-service rule have delivered yet another regulatory blow to the trucking industry’s overall operating efficiency and its ability to retain qualified drivers, a panel of fleet >> Continue Reading >> Continue Reading

Read the latest from industry publications on information related to vehicle maintenance: Tire Expenses: Manage to Minimize Effective management of tire costs is more important now than ever and will continue to grow in importance, but if you are not able to accurately measure what your fleet spends on tires, there is no way you >> Continue Reading >> Continue Reading