Category Archives: Culture of Distraction

The Importance of Time and Space on Fleet Safety

Basics of Driving Safety At the most basic level, the one beginning concept that all technology and training ought to focus on is to make the driver continually have an awareness of maintaining a safe amount of time and a … Continue reading

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Strengthen and Enforce Your Fleet’s Cell Phone Policy

NLRB ruling helps but middle ground needed to mitigate cell phone usage liabilities while maintaining fleet operational efficiency Cell phones are ubiquitous, ingrained into our personal and professional lives, and clearly have the ability to provide significant improvement in driving … Continue reading

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Workers Comp and Phone Distraction

Cell Phone Distraction Avoidance Technology is a Natural Fit for Workers Comp From a workers compensation point of view, the most dangerous place for workers to be is in their commercial vehicle. A significant percentage of workers comp claims are related … Continue reading

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Restarting Fleet Safety in 2020

As restrictions are slowly removed and fleets increase their levels of activity, it is important to keep a commitment to fleet safety, perhaps first emphasizing simple, low-cost solutions that can be implemented easily, require no incremental hardware, and require little … Continue reading

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How to move the needle on corporate safety in 2020

The Global Pandemic of 2020 presents unique opportunities and challenges for corporate health & safety leaders. The opportunity is the unprecedented focus on health & safety, while the challenges are constraints on budget, resources, and social distancing requirements. Q: How … Continue reading

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Telematics + Cell Blocking = A Great Combination

Delivering Value to the Insurer as well as the Fleet Tens of millions of installed OBD telematics solutions have delivered clear value to fleets for a long time. The ideal complement to an installed OBD/telematics device would be an effective cell … Continue reading

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Using Technology to Contain Fleet Liability

It is no secret that ever more aggressive plaintiff attorney actions and a targeting of commercial fleets are leading to a substantial increase in the volume and amount of verdicts against commercial fleets.  There are uses of technology that every … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Dash Cams Capture, but Don’t Prevent Distracted Driving

By: Sean Maczko, Account Executive Pictured is a public transit driver that knows she’s being recorded on video. She is one of many drivers being “watched”.  It doesn’t matter that fleet drivers are being watched, they are going to do … Continue reading

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Ivey Mechanical Finds Success with LifeSaver

Kosciusko, Mississippi – December 11, 2018 A few years ago, Ivey Mechanical Co., based in Kosciusko, Miss., saw its vehicle accidents rising. The company’s fleet of more than 400 vehicles includes ½- and ¾-ton pickups, ¾-ton service vans, and passenger … Continue reading

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FleetWatch Systems Partners With LifeSaver to Launch Its Newest Fleet Safety Program to Target Distracted Driving

SAN JOSE, Calif. & VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 12, 2018 (Newswire.com) – ​​FleetWatch Systems and LifeSaver today announced a new initiative to combat distracted driving among commercial drivers who, with disproportionately long hours on the road and high mileages, are … Continue reading

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