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Distracted Driving Facts: Common Causes and Solutions

Distracted Driving is plaguing our fleets and fleet owners are looking for answers. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), distracted drivers killed 3,477 people and injured 391,000 in 2015 alone. Distracted driving has become less of a problem and more of an epidemic. We’ve compiled these distracted driving facts to help spread

Finding Patterns in Accident Data

Telematics makes for a great business tool by being able to identify single safety events, such as a driver speeding or not wearing a seatbelt. All this helps fleets to train and work with drivers on reducing safety risks. But telematics can bring even more to the table by helping unfold a larger view on

The Psychology of Driving

Why do accidents occur? Reckless driving? Unforeseen circumstances? Unfamiliar territory? Whatever the reason, the open road reflects life by placing us in situations where we are forced to act and react in particular ways. Our past experiences and upbringing not only shape our worldview, perceptions, biases, and emotional tendencies, but ultimately, our driving habits as

Get to Know Connected Vehicle Technology: V2V, V2X, V2I

The past decade really has been a game changer for the automotive industry. It all started with electric vehicles being commercialized and sold to the masses. As gas prices continue to rise and environmental concerns rise in popularity, major car manufacturers started looking at electric motors. Now, smart city technology has opened up another of

Uber Driver Tracking and Telematics

The ride-sharing service Uber has always focused on riding the cutting edge of technology to stay ahead of its incumbent predecessors and competition. Uber driver tracking GPS on drivers’ phones is proof of the value of measuring driver performance for businesses. See Also: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Mobility Industry How Uber is

5 Ways to Winterize Your Vehicle

When looking to improve fleet performance, don’t ignore the impact of winter weather. With icy roads, poor visibility and other risks on the road, the colder weather can take a toll on drivers as well as their vehicles. Here are a few tips to winterize your vehicle and make sure your drivers always reach their

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