Safety Tips for Back to School

Posted by StriveSafe on Aug 1, 2019 9:05:00 AM

Time to send your kids back to school. But wait! Safety should be your top concern as roadways become congested and speeders breeze through once abandoned school zones.

Here are some driving tips for staying safe during the school year:

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Topics: Tips and tricks, safety, driving safety, back to school

Why Journey Management Should Be Included in a Comprehensive Driving Safety Program

Posted by StriveSafe on Jul 29, 2019 2:46:00 PM

Driving is the riskiest thing we do in a day and it's not getting any safer. According to The National Safety Council, we have reached our third straight year with over 40,000 traffic fatalities.

While there are many telematics GPS systems which can help improve risky driving habits while on the road, the work should really start before your drivers ever turn the ignition switch.

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Topics: distracted driving, safety, driving safety, fatigue, defensive driving, journey management

Free Driving Safety Resources

Posted by StriveSafe on Jul 23, 2019 2:55:42 PM

Are you looking to implement a driving safety program for the first time at your company? Perhaps you have been tasked with creating safety policies for your drivers? Or are you simply looking for resources you can provide your organization to build awareness around the dangers of driving?

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Topics: safety, driving safety, driving statistics

How can telematics help you drive defensively?

Posted by StriveSafe on Jul 17, 2019 2:48:00 PM

Getting behind the wheel is the riskiest thing we all do every day. In some industries, driving is the leading cause of fatalities within the workplace. Understanding how using a telematics GPS system can help you drive more defensively, reduce risk and ultimately become a better driver is the first step towards safer roads.

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Topics: Tips and tricks, driving safety, telematics, defensive driving

Safe Driving Tips for The Fourth of July

Posted by StriveSafe on Jul 3, 2019 8:34:33 AM

According to the The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly 150 people are killed on the Fourth of July holiday. Almost two-thirds of those crashes are related to drunk driving. Don't be a statistic.

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Topics: Tips and tricks, safety, driving safety, 4thofjuly

Tips for Talking to Your Drivers About Driving Safety

Posted by StriveSafe on Jun 18, 2019 10:28:00 AM

We worked with many professional in Fleet, Operations and Health & Safety to compile the following tips for how to approach your drivers on the topic of driving safety. 

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Topics: Tips and tricks, safety, driving safety, national safety month, telematics

Key Elements to a Driver Safety Program

Posted by StriveSafe on Jun 6, 2019 9:02:00 AM

Motor vehicle related deaths are on the increase in the United States, with over 40,000 deaths per year and a 14% increase between 2014 and 2016 – the largest in 50 years.  Costs are potentially catastrophic for businesses with associated average costs to employers of $128,000 for crashes resulting in injury and $4 million that result in death.

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Topics: distracted driving, safety, driving safety, national safety month

5 Tips for Driving Safety & Preparedness

Posted by StriveSafe on Jun 4, 2019 9:00:00 AM

To mark the first week of National Safety Month here are 5 tips for
driving safety and preparedness:

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Topics: Tips and tricks, driving safety, national safety month

Can GPS Fleet Tracking IoT Benefit Small Businesses?

Posted by StriveSafe on May 20, 2019 3:04:18 PM

The Internet of things (IoT) is the extension of Internet connectivity into physical devices and everyday objects using hardware with sensors which communicate and can be remotely monitored. - Wikipedia

Fleet GPS tracking and driving safety devices fall into IoT because they use hardware to capture and track driving behavior and locations, transmitting this information into a cloud-based portal where business can then monitor and run data analytics. So how does this apply to your small business?

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Topics: driving safety, telematics, IoT

Distractions Kill

Posted by Kimberly Imbert on Apr 18, 2019 1:17:39 PM

"7% of all drivers at any given time are using their phones while driving. A NHTSA survey finds 660,000 drivers using cell phones or manipulating electronic devices while driving at any given daylight moment." National Safety Council

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Topics: distracted driving, safety, driving safety