distracted driving

Safety

Distracted Driving: A Survey of Commercial Drivers

Netradyne Whitepaper

With 1 in 4 professional drivers suffering an injury due to distracted driving, it’s becoming the new “DUI”. We surveyed commercial drivers to understand how they have been affected by distracted driving and what they are willing to do to help eradicate this behavior.

April 1, 2021
Technology, Safety

3 Keys to Improving Drivers' Safety Practices

Motion Intelligence Whitepaper

As we enter Distracted Driving Awareness Month this April, it’s become clear distracted-driving solutions that don’t provide preventative approaches won’t actually change unsafe behavior. Fleet managers can follow these key tips to improve safe driving practices, retain employees, and prevent costly accidents.

April 1, 2021
Technology, Safety

Improve Safety Performance in Real Time

Netradyne Webinar Art

With technology advances in AI, Vision, and Edge Computing, there are effective ways for fleets to quickly address distracted driving within their fleet and with real-time visibility enabled by this technology, fleets are able to work with their drivers to develop sustainable, best-in-class safety habits.

May 21, 2020
Business, Technology, Safety

In-Cab Monitoring Uses Machine Vision to Detect Fatigued, Distracted Driving

Driver monitoring technology from Seeing Machines' Guardian system Driver monitoring technology such as Seeing Machines' Guardian system tracks head and eye movements for signs of drowsiness or distraction. (Seeing Machines)

In-cab monitoring systems can help fleets keep drivers out of danger, but technology should be just one part of the broader culture of safety within a company.

Gregory Van Tighem | Special to Transport Topics
December 6, 2019
Safety

Effective Coaching Strategies and Best Practices for Fleet Safety Managers

Effective Coaching Strategies and Best Practices for Fleet Safety Managers

Fleet safety managers often face problems unique to their fleets; however, there are some unavoidable problems that every fleet faces at some point. Effective coaching strategies and best practices are the keys to tackling these issues head-on before they escalate.

October 2, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Trucking Executives, Transportation Experts Discuss Distracted Driving

Distracted Driving Part of the distracted driving roundtable. (NTSBgov via YouTube)

Transportation companies — including trucking groups — can improve safety by promoting accountability at the individual, executive and peer levels, according to industry representatives.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 12, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Sygic Introduces Real-Time Driver Behavior Analysis

Sygic, a Slovakia-based mobile navigation company, has unveiled a new driver behavior algorithm designed to motivate drivers to act safer behind the wheel.

October 18, 2018
Business, Technology, Safety

Speeders More Likely to Practice Other Unsafe Behavior

Speeding ticket TT file photo

Truck driving video analysis firm SmartDrive Systems reports that drivers who speed are three times more likely than their nonspeeding peers to practice unsafe following distances, 45% more likely to be in a near collision and 2½ times more likely to be distracted while driving.

May 4, 2018
Technology, Safety

Core Group of Distracted Drivers Reduces Road Safety

Distracted driver David J. Phillip/AP

April is Distracted Driving Awareness month, and several new studies show the problem is getting worse.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
April 17, 2018
Perspective

Opinion: Follow the Right Protocol in Accident Reporting

When developing accident-response training for drivers, fleets often focus on the wrong thing. They typically start with a list of do’s and don’ts without the proper context. Fleets, and by extension their drivers, must know the importance of following the right protocol. When it comes to accident reporting, it’s crucial.

Mark Murrell | Co-Founder, CarriersEdge
November 26, 2017

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