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Category: Safety

Transflo Offers Tips for the AOBRD-to-ELD Transition

Transflo Offers Tips for the AOBRD-to-ELD Transition

| December 9, 2019

As the deadline for full ELD compliance nears, it’s important to make sure you’re using a device that meets all the requirements Transflo Offers Tips for the AOBRD-to-ELD Transition   Starting Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, only Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) that are registered with the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration can be used for records of driver duty status. […]

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Travelers Institute Hosts Distracted Driving Symposium at the Wisconsin School of Business

Travelers Institute Hosts Distracted Driving Symposium at the Wisconsin School of Business

| December 5, 2019

Survey finds 73% of Madison-area drivers use phones behind the wheel The Travelers Institute, the public policy division of The Travelers Companies, Inc., will host a symposium, “Harnessing Behavioral Science, Tech and Innovation to Combat Distracted Driving,” today at the Wisconsin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. The final event of the […]

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RLI Transportation Launches Digital Accident Kits

RLI Transportation Launches Digital Accident Kits

| December 3, 2019

Technology is easy to use and provides immediate reporting just by clicking a button RLI Transportation, a division of RLI Insurance Company, announced today the launch of its digital accident kits, a new and improved method for customers to report accidents. In addition to traditional accident kits, RLI Transportation insured drivers now have the option […]

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New Total Economic Impact Study Finds TRUCE Software Delivers 360% Return on Investment

New Total Economic Impact Study Finds TRUCE Software Delivers 360% Return on Investment

| November 22, 2019

TRUCE’s technology solution for combating mobile device distractions while driving TRUCE Software, the global leader in contextual mobile device management technology, released the results of its November 2019 TRUCE-commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting coined, ‘The Total Economic Impact™ of TRUCE Software.’ The study concluded that a composite organization based on characteristics of interviewed companies […]

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Linden Bulk Transportation Significantly Reduces DOT-Recordable Accidents Following Adoption of SmartDrive Program

Linden Bulk Transportation Significantly Reduces DOT-Recordable Accidents Following Adoption of SmartDrive Program

| November 20, 2019

Bulk Transportation Business Bucks Trucking Industry Trend of Double-Digit Insurance Rate Hikes  SmartDrive Systems, a leader in video-based safety and transportation intelligence, today announced that Linden Bulk Transportation LLC has experienced dramatic safety improvements since adopting the SmartDrive program in 2018. “We are preventing accidents before they occur, which is particularly important given the DOT’s use of […]

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13.5% of CMVs Inspected During 2019 Brake Safety Week were Removed from Roadways for Brake-Related Violations

13.5% of CMVs Inspected During 2019 Brake Safety Week were Removed from Roadways for Brake-Related Violations

| November 13, 2019

Inspectors conduct more than 4 million roadside inspections every year From Sept. 15-21, 2019, inspectors conducted 34,320 commercial motor vehicle inspections as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Brake Safety Week and placed 4,626 vehicles out of service after critical brake-related conditions were identified during roadside inspections. The majority of commercial motor vehicles […]

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