Top 5 defensive driving techniques to keep you safe.
Make sure your field service business’s drivers follow these simple yet important road safety tips that are hardly ever taught at driving schools.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) jointly launched the CVSA Operation Safe Driver Week in 2007, with support from industry and transportation safety organizations. The goal of the annual event has been to minimize high-risk driving behaviors, including speeding, through traffic enforcement strategies. The CVSA has now […]
Road accidents in the US have gone up, even though there has been less driving due to the Coronavirus stay-at-home orders, according to a recent report by the National Safety Council (NSC). There has been an 8% drop in the total number of roadway deaths compared to March 2019. Yet, the data indicate a year-on-year […]
The increase in online purchases means more parcel deliveries for drivers. Essentially, this translates into long driving hours on busy streets during a time when the weather often turns sour. Winter conditions like cold weather, slippery roads, distracted driving due to heavy traffic, and fatigue due to extended driving hours, worsen driving conditions. As reported […]
Faster and more cost-effective routes not only help you save money but also help you prevent driver fatigue. Driver fatigue is a growing problem, and according to reports, almost 91,000 vehicle crashes in 2017 involved a fatigued driver. As a field service manager, it is your responsibility to comply with the hours of service regulations […]
Road accidents happen… and unfortunately, they happen often. Crashes have become such a common sight that you are bound to see an accident on almost every highway in the US. According to the stats released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 36,750 people died in vehicle crashes in 2018. The top causes of […]