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Category: Safety

Ohio Takes Leadership on Bike and Driver Safety Legislation

Ohio Takes Leadership on Bike and Driver Safety Legislation

| March 21, 2017

Three feet can save lives and Ohio is taking the lead in passing legislation that protects both bicyclists and drivers. Here’s what’s new: Motorists in Ohio will now be required to give bicyclists at least three feet of passing clearance, which will improve cycling safety. The new three-foot bicycle passing law, HB 154, signed by […]

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Trucking Group Gives Safety Awards to Bulldog Hiway

Trucking Group Gives Safety Awards to Bulldog Hiway

| November 16, 2016

Truck lobbying and information group, American Trucking Associations (ATA) has awarded three safety awards to Bulldog Hiway Express. Bulldog, a Daseke company, took home first place honors in ATA’s “general commodity/local haul” category (up to 25 million miles), and in the “heavy haul – unlimited” category. The company came in second in the “flatbed/line-haul” segment (up to […]

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Video-based Driver Safety Program Supports 340-Truck Fleet

Video-based Driver Safety Program Supports 340-Truck Fleet

| November 9, 2016

When Andrus Transportation Services sought a way to safeguard its freight, its drivers and the roads they travel while still maximizing its trucking assets, its leadership knew that video could be a powerful tool.  It’s also when Andrus team entered into a trial with the Lytx DriveCam video telematics program that began a journey toward […]

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New Collision Mitigation System from Volvo Trucks

New Collision Mitigation System from Volvo Trucks

| October 5, 2016

Volvo Trucks North America has introduced Volvo Active Driver Assist, a collision mitigation system that combines both radar and camera capabilities to provide emergency braking and help drivers maintain a safe following distance through alerts and interventions. Volvo reports that it “currently is the only OEM to fully integrate the system into its Driver Information […]

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New Backseat Reminder System, Ideal for School Bus Fleets

New Backseat Reminder System, Ideal for School Bus Fleets

| September 30, 2016

Rear View Safety, a leader in backup camera systems, has introduced the RVS-BLB Brilliant Backseat Reminder System, designed frto remind drivers to take children, pets, or valuables out of the backseat of a vehicle, such as a school bus. Reminder systems for headlights, doors, keys and seat belts already exist in many vehicles. Some commercial […]

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RAND Report Skeptical on Autonomous Vehicle Safety

RAND Report Skeptical on Autonomous Vehicle Safety

| April 14, 2016

In contrast to the recent surge of optimism surrounding autonomous vehicles, RAND has issued a new report that says that these vehicles “would have to be driven hundreds of millions of miles and, under some scenarios, hundreds of billions of miles to create enough data to clearly demonstrate their safety.” RAND further noted that “under […]

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