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NTSB on Distracted Driving

At the recent NPTC Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida, Mike Graham from the NTSB gave a sobering presentation on distracted driving, safety policies and the cost of a crash. Here are some of the slides he presented and main points he touched upon.

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Tools for Driver Buy-In

By: Connor Palumbo, Marketing Manager at NoCell Technologies.
A very strategic route to any type of buy-in for it be championed in by a well-respected senior worker. In this case, speak with your most senior and experienced drivers about why NoCell ® is for their safety and not to be used to spy on them.

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Solving the Fleet Safety Puzzle

By: Matthew Dziak, Lead Content Marketing Manager at Fleetio.
When it comes to your fleet, safety is of the utmost importance. Operating a vehicle is one of the most dangerous jobs and your drivers should have all of the tools necessary
to safely conduct their duties.

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NEW TECH KEEPS COMMERCIAL DRIVERS FOCUSED

Fearing that one of his company’s truck drivers could someday become a road statistic motivated Kevin Rusin to enlist the help of NOCELL, an inventive solution that helps keep drivers focused.

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IT’S TIME TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT DISTRACTED DRIVING

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Up to 85% of phone users — 500,000 individuals — talk on their phones while driving. With road incidents being the eighth leading cause of death globally, why have we not solved this problem yet?

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CORONAVIRUS HASN’T CANCELLED DISTRACTED DRIVING

Friday, April 3, 2020
COVID-19 has caused a decrease in road traffic, but trucks & delivery services are still on the road, increasing the need to prevent distracted driving.

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NTSB: ADD DISTRACTED DRIVING TO THE OSHA GENERAL DUTY CLAUSE

Friday, March 20, 2020
Based on a 2018 distracted driving crash that involved a company phone and company vehicle, the NTSB recommends OSHA adds distracted driving to its general duty clause.

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NUCLEAR VERDICTS – IS MY FLEET AT RISK?

Thursday, February 20, 2020
Nuclear verdicts against fleets are becoming more commonplace. What are the factors that lead to a nuclear verdict, and how do you protect your fleet from being at risk?

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TOUCHSCREEN TECHNOLOGY AND THE FUTURE OF ROAD SAFETY

Friday, January 31, 2020
Touchscreen infotainment systems in vehicles are getting bigger and more distracting. How do these screens impact road safety?

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In a World of Distraction, Fleets Need Better Tech

Friday, January 17, 2020 By Jasmin Sharp Nissan’s ad for their 2020 Rogue showcases their Intelligent Mobility features including automatic emergency braking, pedestrian detection, and blind-spot warning. The ad highlights how we live in a “World of Distraction,” with pedestrians, children, adults, and passengers glued…

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FLEET SAFETY GOALS FOR 2020: END DISTRACTED DRIVING

Monday, January 6, 2020
2020 is the start of the decade where we make distracted driving obsolete. How can your fleet play a part? Experts share their top 3 tips to protect your fleet.

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TRAFFIC CAMERAS: THE NEWEST SOLUTION TO DISTRACTED DRIVING

Friday, December 13, 2019
Australia is testing a new distracted driving enforcement program using AI and traffic cameras to catch distracted drivers. Maryland has proposed a similar program. Is this the future of distracted driving prevention?

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DO HANDS FREE LAWS SOLVE DISTRACTED DRIVING?

Monday, December 2, 2019
More and more states are passing hands free distracted driving laws, making it illegal for drivers to use a handheld device. But are these laws helping decrease the epidemic of distracted driving across the nation?

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THE TRUE COST OF DISTRACTED DRIVING

Friday, April 5, 2019
Distracted driving incidents result in an astronomical number of deaths, hospital visits, and collision repairs each year, and that number is only getting larger.

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