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Eco-driving coaching can improve driver safety performance
A recent study by commissioned by Natural Resources Canada found that a 1% increase in the use of eco-driving technique cruise control is associated with a 3% reduction in the odds of a hard-braking event, which can reduce the odds of having a collision.
March 23, 2023
Custom driver apps have become must-have tech
Custom mobile apps are available to most fleets without the expensive IT resources and extended timeline that have traditionally kept them out of reach for most carriers.
March 22, 2023
Safe Fleet's MobileMule AI video provides driver privacy and critical safety data
With Safe Fleet's new MobileMule AI, drivers get privacy through two video modes while fleets can continue to monitor for safe driving behavior. Safe Fleet also rolled out its wireless rearview camera and shelving for box truck and vans.
March 10, 2023
EpicVue launches expanded platform to engage drivers
The new EpicVue+ includes a dedicated fleet channel and an interactive training platform in addition to traditional TV content at a reduced rate.
March 6, 2023
Predictive analytics offers different approach to driver safety training
Machine learning is taking things a step farther with predictive analytics to help carriers not only mitigate accidents but potentially prevent them altogether.
March 2, 2023
How AI can help drivers by predicting and preventing collisions
AI camera company Nauto CEO Dr. Stefan Heck joins CCJ's 10-44 this week to talk about the benefits of AI cameras to fleets and truck drivers.
February 3, 2023
Idelic launches Idelic Insurance Agency to offer coverage for commercial fleets
The company provides customizable insurance for commercial fleets based on their adoption and results from using the Idelic Program, which includes Safety Suite and Driver Safety Playbook that provides proactive risk insights.
January 23, 2023
Survey: 56% of passenger car drivers feel unsafe beside trucks
The survey found that agressive driving behavior and cellphone usage are among passenger car drivers' top concerns when it comes to safety among fleets, and a majority thinks video-based safety systems can help.
December 14, 2022
AI safety technology aims to flip the script on driver coaching
A recent Netradyne survey of small- to medium-sized fleets shows that 69% have considered imposing monetary fines to address negative driving behavior, but Netradyne is trying to change that narrative with AI that reinforces positive driving behavior.
December 9, 2022
Using technology to transform safety from a cost center to a cost saver
Technology can help combat rising operational costs, but technology alone isn't enough. Netradyne talks about how fleets can use technology to implement better safety programs without additional costs.
November 29, 2022
In-cab technology investments may not be enough to prevent accidents
Trucking companies should consider becoming involved at the high-school level to improve driver education curriculums in an effort to improve safety on the roadways.
October 11, 2022
Dealing with data overload? The best place to start is safety.
Deploying a driver performance management program and consolidating data across all processes can help carriers narrow the focus to drive better insurance rates, more revenue, better customers, driver retention and more.
July 21, 2022
New partnership helps Trimble users save on fuel costs
Also: Carrier Transicold offers new capabilities on its digital platform, and Eroad creates two new apps to increase convenience and productivity for drivers and fleet managers.
July 12, 2022
Here's how to get your under-21 drivers insured
Insurance providers say age doesn't matter; it's about experience. But the courts look at the trucking company and its training and safety programs. Here's what the experts have to say about those programs and onboarding 18-year-old drivers.
June 30, 2022
Samsara introduces new platform features at first user conference
Its newest features focus on transforming the worker experience to help companies not only retain drivers, but also to improve operational efficiencies and, ultimately, save money.
June 16, 2022
Stevens Trucking lowers insurance premiums, improves safety scores
By implementing driver cams and a cellphone app with a hefty focus on driver coaching, the company has seen 100 million annual miles driven with no cellphone incidents over the past three years.
June 3, 2022
FleetUp introduces new dashcam footage annotation feature
The new feature categorizes driving events based on risk level and allows managers to provide evidence-based driver coaching.
May 31, 2022
Solera introduces new AI camera product and route modeling tool
SmartDrive Protect captures continuous video and uses AI technology to identify driver events and coaching opportunities to exonerate fleets; the new route modeling tool on the Omnitracs One platform allows fleets to work through what-if routing.
May 30, 2022
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California becomes first government in the world to mandate electric trucks
Fewer than 2% of all heavy trucks sold last year were electric, but by 2035 that number has to be 50% in California.
The answer to commercial truck backup camera challenges?
Yellow, union locked in war of words
Beating the roadside blitz: experts share maintenance tips ahead of CVSA Roadcheck
The 2023 State Of Heavy Duty Repair Report is here.
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