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RISK MANAGEMENT

Telematics and driver scoring webinar

Telematics-based technologies provide driver managers with detailed driver behavior information, but how can this data be used to effectively change driver behavior for good? eDriving’s VP of Risk...

FAMILY SAFETY

In a report – Keeping Young Drivers Safe During Early Licensure – commissioned by the RAC Foundation, it is suggested that the combined use of dash cams and “accelerometers” – which record the high G-forces created when a car is driven erratically or dangerously – reduces bad driving if young people know the information will be shared with their mum and dad.

Parents key to reducing young driver crashes

In-car cameras and black box technology that records young drivers could cut crash rates if the information is shared with parents, according to new...

MOTORCYCLES

The campaign, which coincides with the start of the riding season, is led by the Motorcycle Safety Advisory Committee (MSAC). Riders are encouraged to take a refresher course and have their motorbikes professionally serviced.

Motorcyclists urged to be “ride ready”

Motorcyclists in New Zealand are being reminded how they can keep themselves safe during September’s Motorcycle Awareness Month. The campaign, which coincides with the start...

DRIVING FOR WORK

Throughout the week, enforcement officials will conduct roadside safety inspections on commercial vehicles throughout North America.

Commercial vehicle Brake Safety Week launches across US

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Brake Safety Week is taking place September 15-21. Throughout the week, enforcement officials will conduct roadside safety inspections on...
Nokian, the Finnish manufacturers behind the tires, say they will combine sensor-equipped smart tires with a mobile application that records the sensor data keeping the user informed.

Tires set to join the digital revolution

Tires are set to go digital with the launch of a system capable of gathering tire data to give drivers “peace of mind”. Nokian, the...
The US Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has proposed an update to existing regulations for commercial motor vehicle drivers following a public consultation held last year.

Hours of service changes proposed in US

Truckers could see a change in the rules on their drive time as part of efforts to make roads safer and increase flexibility. The US...