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Stay Metrics shares results from online driver training; total views reach 100k

To date, drivers have earned 33,500 awards for completing the Safety and Health & Wellness modules in the expanding Drive Safe library, and total views are approximately 100,000.

Big data, part 4: latching onto video, comparative analysis

Now that the era of big data has arrived, the evolution continues towards higher levels of predictive and prescriptive intelligence.

Miller Transporters, Carbon Express earn Outstanding Safety Performance Awards from tank carrier group

Miller won their 31.5-40 million mile category with an accident frequency of 0.295 accidents per million miles. Carbon won in the 3.5-5 million miles class with an accident frequency rate ...

Gorilla Safety debuts mobile app, online dashboard for fleet management

Gorilla Safety says the mobile platform helps all constituents involved in the fleet management process to improve safety and compliance.

Fatal crashes involving trucks fell by 5 percent in 2014

In its annual “Large Truck and Bus Crash Facts” report, FMCSA found large truck fatalities per 100 million vehicle miles traveled decreased by 6 percent from 1.43 to 1.34. However, ...

SmartDrive Systems has record year in video safety solutions market

Year over year, SmartDrive says it has achieved organic growth of 100 percent in the video safety systems market which still has less than one percent adoption.

Here’s looking at you: new tech to monitor driver fatigue, distraction

A new set of technologies is able to directly monitor drivers to detect risk.

Fortune Transportation selects SmartDrive’s video safety program

SmartDrive Systems announced that Fortune Transportation is deploying the SmartDrive video-based safety program across its fleet of more than 150 vehicles.

Taking care of defects: making use of electronic DVIRs

Based on the number of CSA maintenance violations, the DVIR process has room for improvement. Over the past 24 months, 51 percent of CSA violations are maintenance related.

ATRI seeking driver input on truck parking shortage

ATRI is recruiting drivers who will keep a 14-day “diary” of their truck parking issues. The diaries ask drivers to record daily stops that relate to fuel and food stops, ...

PeopleNet showcases video intelligence, safety dashboard at TCA conference

During the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) 2016 annual convention, PeopleNet showcased a new option in its fleet mobility platform called the Video Intelligence Solution.

ATRI seeking carrier input for new research on crash costs

ATRI says the data collection will populate research designed to enable carriers to make better informed Onboard Safety System deployment decisions. ATRI is also working with the insurance industry to ...

Changing driver behaviors: expert gives pointers at Lytx conference

Lasting behavior change won't occur unless the person has the ability to feel successful, explained BJ Fogg, Ph.D., an expert in creating systems to change human behavior.

Investment firm to acquire video telematics provider Lytx for $500M

Video telematics provider Lytx has signed an agreement to be acquired by Chicago-based private equity firm GTCR.

Moving on the Interstate of Things

The Internet of Things in transportation is expanding the possibilities to make drivers and trucks more efficient and safe.