Driving in wet weather

Road safety tips: driving in the rain

With heavy rain falling across most of the UK and wet weather conditions expected into next week, here are ten safety tips for driving...
According to a 2016 study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, more than 200,000 crashes from 2011 to 2014 involved debris on roads. Road debris accounted for about 39,000 injuries and more than 500 deaths over the same time period, the study found.

OTS reminds drivers to secure their load

June 6 is Secure Your Load Day, and the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) is reminding drivers of the importance of keeping materials...
The trucker, who was seen holding his credit card and phone in each hand, was among over 3,000 dangerous drivers filmed by three unmarked HGV “supercabs” in the past year to improve safety on England’s high-speed roads.

Trucker caught making mobile card payment while driving

Footage of an HGV driver using a mobile phone to make a credit card payment as he travelled along a motorway has been released...
The FICO® Safe Driving Score leverages telematics-based driving data provided by Mentor to predict the likelihood of future driving incidents by evaluating driving behaviors, such as acceleration, braking, cornering, speeding and cellphone distraction.

FICO Safe Driving Score predicts likelihood of future collisions

This blog was originally published on the FICO website. Despite advancements in safety technology, road fatalities are on the rise. Per...
The study into heavy vehicle driver fatigue analysed shift start time, the number of consecutive shifts, shift length, shift rotation, rest breaks and their likely impact on driver drowsiness and fatigue

Study measures impact of work shifts on driver fatigue

A study evaluating the impacts of work shifts on driver alertness has been published by the National Transport Commission (NTC) and the...
In 2018, a total of 25,162 work zone traffic crashes were reported, an average of nearly 70 crashes per day, resulting in deaths that fell by 20 percent between 2017 and 2018 in construction zones in Texas.

Texas reports almost 70 crashes per day in work zones

In 2018, a total of 25,162 work zone traffic crashes were reported in Texas, an average of nearly 70 crashes per day.
Work Zone Awareness Week

Work zone awareness campaign pleads: “Drive like you work here”

National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) has begun in the United States. Now in its 19th year, the national public awareness campaign spreads the message...
The F-150 and the Titan join the Ram 1500, whose good rating in the test was released late last year. The Honda Ridgeline, which earned an acceptable rating in the passenger-side test, is the only pickup so far to qualify for the 2019 Top Safety Pick award.

IIHS says most pickups need better passenger protection

The majority of pickups recently put through the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) passenger-side small overlap front test struggled to maintain their structure,...
The ATRI’s Research Advisory Committee (RAC) identified marijuana-impaired driving as a top safety priority in 2018.

Trucking association recommends steps to tackle drug-impaired drivers

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has published research detailing solutions for tackling drug-impaired driving. With more states legalizing both recreational and medical marijuana, professional...