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Category: Safety

Want to Order  Food Behind the Wheel?

Want to Order Food Behind the Wheel?

| December 15, 2017

General Motor’s new in-car application that allows drivers to order coffee and browse for hotels while behind the wheel has been met with outcry from a prominent safety group. The GM Marketplace app allows drivers to use an in-dash touchscreen to browse deals and place orders for several major brands including: Starbucks; TGI Friday’s; Priceline; […]

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Guardian Optical Technologies Raises $5.1 M for “Passenger-Aware” Cars

Guardian Optical Technologies Raises $5.1 M for “Passenger-Aware” Cars

| December 5, 2017

Guardian Optical Technologies has announced the launch of patent-pending sensor technology for automobile manufacturers, supported by $5.1 million in Series A funding from Maniv Mobility and Mirai Creation Fund. The company will use the funding to accelerate and expand the technological development of its new stand-alone automatic system, built from the ground up to work […]

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Deep Breath: Clean Cabin Air in Trucks a Top Priority

Deep Breath: Clean Cabin Air in Trucks a Top Priority

| November 21, 2017

Truck driver safety is also mission number one for fleets, as well as independent owner-operators. That’s why WIX Filters,  a technical leader in the design and manufacture of filtration products for more than seven decades, has taken a closer look at the in-cabin environment. According to Donald Chilton, the company’s director of product management, “As […]

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Why Auto Insurance May Become Behavior-Based Soon

Why Auto Insurance May Become Behavior-Based Soon

| November 16, 2017

Price transparency is becoming the new norm as auto insurers attempt to shift to meet fleet and consumer expectations that policy rates should be based on driving behavior. Those are the results of Cambridge Mobile Telematics’ (CMT) new survey of more than 700 drivers, which revealed reliance on traditional methodologies for risk pricing is straining […]

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Top 10 Most Dangerous Roads for Truck Drivers in U.S.

Top 10 Most Dangerous Roads for Truck Drivers in U.S.

| November 16, 2017

With higher volumes of vehicles on the roads during the holiday season, one company has presented what it calls the top 10 most dangerous roads in the U.S. for truck drivers. According to Zonar,  a  leader in smart fleet management technology, on average during the holiday season, there are approximately 36 percent more vehicles on […]

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Public Doesn’t Fully Trust Driverless Vehicles New Survey Shows

Public Doesn’t Fully Trust Driverless Vehicles New Survey Shows

| November 15, 2017

A new overview by Intelligent Car Leasing has emphasized that the public does not have full confidence, yet,  in autonomous (driverless) vehicles. To get a sense of where people are at on the topic, 1,750 British individuals aged 18-65+ were surveyed, resulting in an astounding majority of all respondents revealing that they would not feel […]

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