The familiar expression about being driven to distraction acquires new layers of meaning for fleet safety managers and technology providers intent on tackling the challenge of distracted driving.
A new study has concluded that talking and singing in the cab are not distracting for truck drivers, but other common activities such as adjusting the seat belt, reaching for food or drink, and adjusting the instrument panel or mirrors showed significant risk of a crash or near-crash.
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Fleets’ distracted driving issues are not unique to the industry, as studies show technology addiction is incredibly prevalent. To solve distracted driving, fleets must address this underlying addiction by preventing the dangerous behavior and providing positive rewards for improvement. Learn more and find solutions in this free download.September 1, 2021
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
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
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
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.
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
Transportation companies — including trucking groups — can improve safety by promoting accountability at the individual, executive and peer levels, according to industry representatives.