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Category: Safety

H.O. Bouchard Deploys SmartDrive Program Across Entire Fleet 

H.O. Bouchard Deploys SmartDrive Program Across Entire Fleet 

| October 29, 2018

SmartDrive Systems, a leader in video-based safety and transportation intelligence, announced that H.O. Bouchard, one of the Northeast’s largest tank trailer fleets for heavy transport of energy fuels and industrial raw materials, has deployed the SmartDrive® program with Extended Recording across its entire fleet. As a result, the company has seen substantial improvement to its SmartDrive Safety […]

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ZF Develops 3D Interior Vehicle Tracking System

ZF Develops 3D Interior Vehicle Tracking System

| October 16, 2018

ZF is developing a three-dimensional Interior Observation System (IOS) capable of detecting and classifying vehicle occupants, determining their size, location and position, and whether or not they are in active control of the vehicle via the steering wheel or monitoring the automated driving systems – all key data to assist with advanced safety and automated […]

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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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