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Category: Safety

Frito-Lay Recognizes Drivers for  Millions Of Accident-Free Miles Driven

Frito-Lay Recognizes Drivers for Millions Of Accident-Free Miles Driven

| October 9, 2018

Frito-Lay North America, the $15 billion convenient foods division of PepsiCo, recently recognized 72 over-the-road (OTR) drivers in the U.S. and Canada who reached the career milestone of driving more than 1, 2, 3 and 4 million accident-free miles. One driver, George Newman of Killingly, Conn., was recognized for the 4 million milestone for only the second time ever in Frito-Lay history. […]

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New Telematics Offering to Use Human Voice Warnings

New Telematics Offering to Use Human Voice Warnings

| October 9, 2018

International automotive technology provider ERM Advanced Telematics, whose products have been installed in more than 5 million vehicles worldwide, is launching two new products aimed at improving driving quality with the use of human voice warnings and visual signals to the driver.  The development of the two products, eVoice and eFlash SF, was completed, and […]

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SambaSafety Prepares New CSA Scorecard

SambaSafety Prepares New CSA Scorecard

| October 4, 2018

SambaSafety, a leading provider of driver risk management solutions in North America, announced the development of a new CSA Scorecard.  The company began testing the Item Response Theory (IRT) methodology for the CSA Fast Act Score Model two years before its planned release by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). The new SambaSafety CSA […]

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Car Accidents Up 12% with Smartphone Use

Car Accidents Up 12% with Smartphone Use

| September 21, 2018

A new research study, the “2018 Distracted Driving Report” found that as smartphone ownership has increased across an ever-growing mobile workforce, there has been a disturbing parallel in rising accident rates.  Specifically, the report  from Motus found that as smartphone ownership skyrocketed from 55 percent in 2013 to 77 percent in 2017, the number of […]

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Geotab Expands in Driver and Pedestrian Safety

Geotab Expands in Driver and Pedestrian Safety

| September 19, 2018

Geotab, a leader in IoT and connected transportation, announced two new partnerships with safety-focused associations: Vision Zero Network and Together for Safer Roads.  In alignment with Geotab’s commitment to safer and more connected communities, both Vision Zero Network and Together for Safer Roads are dedicated to helping communities improve road safety and reduce traffic fatalities […]

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Anti-collision Software and Insurance Company Partner on Pilot Project

Anti-collision Software and Insurance Company Partner on Pilot Project

| September 5, 2018

Safe Drive Systems (SDS), a leading developer and distributor of advanced auto safety technologies, has announced a new alliance partnership with Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies in a fleet technology pilot project. Here’s what’s happening: During the pilot, SDS systems will be installed in the vehicles of selected fleet customers of Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance […]

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