What Is the Correlation Between Speeding, Hard Braking and Higher Accident Rates?

Accidents are often preventable through the right mix of training, education, and tracking. Over a 10-year period there was a 12-percent increase in the total number of people killed in large-truck crashes, from 4,245 fatalities in 2008 to 4,761 fatalities in 2017 according to a report released in 2019 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Trucking accidents can be costly, both in terms of money and lives lost. Ensuring the safety of your fleet drivers and the community you serve should always remain top-of-mind. Accidents are costly and can be a major issue, so make sure you’re doing everything in your power to reduce the chances of incidents.

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In-Vehicle Monitoring System (IVMS) Tracking: Everything You Need to Know

Transportation and logistics can be complicated. You have a full plate with managing driving habits, delivering loads on time, responding to roadside emergencies and monitoring large fleets of vehicles. There is plenty of room for driver and route optimization as well as cost optimizations and quicker disaster response. What if you could preserve your drivers’ health and better maintain your fleet while saving on cost and delivering more quickly?

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When the temperature plunges to five degrees, even the most experienced of truckers can have a hard time managing the icy roads. Poor visibility coupled with reduced traction makes the job of a big rig driver extremely challenging. However, by implementing preventive safety skills for driving in icy conditions, you can sail through the winter season without any major problems. Here are 10 winter driving tips for truck drivers that can help you stay safe this winter. >> Continue Reading