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New HSA inspection campaign targeting vehicles at work

Posted by Eleonora Malacarne on 14 April 2021 09:00:00 BST

The Health and Safety Authority has started a two-week transport operations and vehicles at work inspection and awareness campaign on Monday, 12 April, concurrently with the 2010-2019 issue of the Work Related Vehicle Deaths report.

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42 collisions per day caused by distracted driving in Colorado

Posted by Eleonora Malacarne on 07 April 2021 09:00:00 BST

The American state of Colorado has recently published figures on distracted driving for the distracted driving awareness month and to sensitize about safety as more people are hitting the road for the COVID-19 vaccination campaign. According to such data, 15,000 distracted driving crashes happen each year in Colorado, totalling an average of 42 crashes every day. 42 times where lives are put at risk due to a preventable and careless decision.

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Categories: Fleet Management, distracted driving, News, Stats & Facts


NHTSA announces April 2021 as distracted driving awareness month

Posted by Eleonora Malacarne on 31 March 2021 09:00:00 BST

The NHTSA has announced that April 2021 is going to be distracted driving awareness month in the US. The organisation has compared distracted driving to a deadly epidemic happening on the roads. Texting behind the wheel seem to be the most frequent dangerous driving today, but other risky actions that might not be seen as impacting on attention are indeed examples of distracted driving - and as such are robbing drivers of seconds that might be needed to avoid a deadly crash.

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Categories: Fleet Management, News, Stats & Facts, fleet safety


Vans most stolen vehicles in 2019/2020

Posted by Eleonora Malacarne on 24 March 2021 09:00:00 GMT

According to a recent article by Fleet News, vans have made-up the top three positions for the most stolen vehicles in 2020/2019.

In both 2020/2019, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 313 CDI claimed the top spot for the most stolen vehicle with 1,169 vans stolen in 2020 and 1,466 stolen in 2019. In 2020, only 247 were recovered, in comparison to 362 vans recovered in 2019.

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Categories: Fleet Management, News, Stats & Facts


Young drivers, distracted drivers: an Irish study

Posted by Eleonora Malacarne on 17 March 2021 09:00:00 GMT

According to a recent study carried out by Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software, young drivers using their smartphone or cellphone behind the wheel are probably familiar to other dangerous driving behaviours. Talking or texting on a smartphone while driving correlates with a whole range of dangerous driving practices for many novice drivers.

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Categories: Fleet Management, fleet safety


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