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How Does Daylight Savings Time Affect Driving?

Posted by StriveSafe on Oct 30, 2019 12:25:50 PM

It's time of year again to adjust your clocks to adapt to the changing daylight. Remember spring forward and fall back? Aside from the hassle of figuring out to change that darn clock on your stove, Daylight Savings Time can have a real effect on your ability to stay sharp behind the wheel. Here are some ways that adjusting your clocks can affect your driving.

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Topics: Tips and tricks, driving safety

Telematics: Big Brother or Positive Program?

Posted by StriveSafe on Oct 21, 2019 9:45:00 AM

There is a stigma in the vehicle tracking world called "Big Brother" which needs to be debunked. Many organizations have a fear of GPS tracking systems because they believe their drivers will hate it and view it solely as a way to keep tabs on them. When the reality is, telematics can be a valuable safety and efficiency tool.

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Topics: safety, driving safety, telematics, big brother

Quiz - Do Your Drivers Care About Safety?

Posted by StriveSafe on Oct 2, 2019 9:33:00 AM

Take this short quiz to determine if your drivers are engaged and care about driving safety.

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Topics: safety, driving safety, telematics, fatigue, driving statistics, trucking

Three of The Most Dangerous States to Drive In for Truck Drivers

Posted by StriveSafe on Sep 9, 2019 9:27:00 AM

Truck drivers have to navigate dangerous roads everyday as part of their job. But where are the most treacherous states to drive through? According to fatality rates and personal accounts, here are three states which made the list.

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Topics: safety, driving safety, driving statistics, trucking, hazardous roads

Surprising Statistics About Driving

Posted by StriveSafe on Sep 2, 2019 9:40:00 AM

Did you know that using hands-free devices is still 4 times more distracting than talking to a passenger? Read on to learn more surprising facts about driving.

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Topics: distracted driving, driving safety, driving statistics

Free Driving Safety Resources

Posted by StriveSafe on Aug 6, 2019 8:43:00 AM

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

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

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