Safety Innovations Make New Volvo VNL and VNR Series the Safest Volvo Trucks Ever

Volvo Active Driver Assist, which includes Bendix Wingman Fusion

GREENSBORO, N.C., Dec. 2017 — The new Volvo VNL and VNR series combine active safety innovations to help professional drivers reduce fatigue and distraction, making the new long-haul and regional haul models the safest Volvo trucks ever. “We aspire to zero crashes and zero injuries, protecting both drivers and other road users,” said Magnus […]

Bulkmatic Transport Extends SmartDrive Video-Based Safety Program with Multi-Year Contract

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– Largest Dry Bulk Carrier Cites SmartDrive Systems’ Outstanding Support, as well as Immediate and Sustained Results, As Key Factors Leading to Renewal Decision – Fleet Reduced DOT-Recordable Preventable Accidents by 50 Percent Following SmartDrive System Adoption – Bulkmatic’s DOT-Recordable Accident Rate Averages 40 Percent Below the National Average SAN […]

Curtis Carr Named National Safety Director of the Year

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Estes Express Lines Executive Presented Trucking Industry’s Premier Safety Award MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 2017  — Last Week, American Trucking Associations’ Safety Management Council announced Curtis Carr of Estes Express Lines as the winner of the 2017 National Safety Director Award. The award was presented during the Awards Banquet at the ATA Safety, Security and […]

Penske Logistics Recognizes its Top Safe Truck Drivers

Penske Logistics has introduced a new initiative to honor the safest of its North America truck drivers, with the three-tiered Premier Driver Recognition Program. (PRNewsfoto/Penske Logistics)

READING, Pa., Nov. 16, 2017 — Penske Logistics has introduced a new initiative to honor the safest of its 4,500 truck drivers across North America. The three-tiered Premier Driver Recognition Program made its debut as 26 associates were highlighted for their driving excellence at an awards ceremony in Reading, Pennsylvania. There are three program classes, correlating […]

Driver and Technician Shortage Are Critical Top-of-Mind Issues for Fleet Managers

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OEMs to focus on reducing driver load, highlight driver safety to influence purchase decisions, finds Frost & Sullivan SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 2017 — Driver and technician shortage are the most important issues for fleet managers. These, along with concerns about the economic outlook and operating margins, are influencing several choices fleet […]

Transtex Announces the Acquisition of RM2J Inc. – Provider of Technology Solutions in Fleet Safety Management

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LEBANON, IN, Oct. 30, 2017 – Transtex LLC and Transtex Composite Inc. (together “Transtex”), a leader in the development and manufacturing of aerodynamic solutions for commercial vehicles in transportation, announced today the acquisition of RM2J Inc., a developer of fleet safety technology that enhances both fuel economy and vehicle safety. Completed on July 14, […]

SmartDrive Systems Congratulates ATA Member Fleets That Are Video Safety Innovators

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Annual ATA Management Conference and Exhibition Highlights Industry Trends, Transportation Safety and Advanced Technology Driving Fleet Success ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 23, 2017 — SmartDrive Systems, a leader in video safety and transportation intelligence, recognizes the innovation and industry leadership of  American Trucking Associations (ATA) member fleets that have adopted the SmartDrive® video-based safety platform […]

SmartDrive Introduces SmartSense, a New Suite of Intelligent Driver-Assist Sensors That Identify High-Risk Driving Behavior

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 – SmartSense for Distracted Driving, the First Sensor in the Suite, Tackles $129 Billion Annual Problem – Fuses Computer Vision-Based Algorithms, Video-Based Analytics and Other Vehicle Sensor Data to Improve Triggering Effectiveness and Eliminate “Noise” – Identifies Whether a Driver is Distracted, Inattentive or Drowsy Based on Eye and Head […]

Netradyne Introduces New DriverStar Feature to Recognize and Reward Safe Driving

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Netradyne Driveri™ New Safety Platform for Commercial Vehicles Feature Provides Real-Time Recognition for Stellar Driving SAN DIEGO, Oct. 19, 2017 — Netradyne, a leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and IoT systems, has announced plans to launch DriverStar. The new feature, available through NetraDyne’s Driveri™ platform, alerts fleet safety managers of great driving decisions […]