Five Reasons You Should Implement a Distracted Driving Policy
Did you know that a driver going just 25 mph...Read More
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Did you know that a driver going just 25 mph can travel the length of four football fields during the time it takes to enter an address into a navigation app? And navigation systems are just one of the many causes of distracted driving. Cell phones, radios, other in-vehicle technologies and eating can take drivers’…Read More
In-vehicle technology has come a long way to make driving more convenient and enjoyable. Elaborate navigation systems have transformed the way we drive, making it easier than ever to move between appointments more efficiently. And vehicle infotainment systems provide access to endless music and news with touchscreen convenience. But with these new technologies has come a…Read More
Despite all the state and federal regulations and advances in vehicle safety technology, crashes — and related fatalities — continue to rise in the United States. Part of this increase can be attributed to lower gas prices and more cars and trucks on the road in general, but the most common causes of fatal crashes…Read More
When it comes to your fleet, safety isn’t just important — it’s essential. Making sure your drivers know the rules of the road and have the right behind-the-wheel training is every bit as critical as the meticulous maintenance of your vehicles. Safety is on the top of every good fleet manager’s mind, but when it…Read More
YRC president Darren Hawkins is a believer in training drivers in the Smith System.Read More