Category: Financial Impact

How Employers Can Improve Their Distracted Driving Prevention Strategies

Motor vehicle crashes are the No. 1 cause of work-related deaths. Driving while distracted is a significant contributor to the number of driving crashes, with cell phone use playing an increasingly larger role. Companies understand that they have to protect their employees and the communities in which they operate, but do they know the best […]

How To Prevent Employee Texting & Driving Crashes: Stamp Out A Major Cause Of Workplace Accidents

In January 2010, a cable company truck slammed into the rear of a motor vehicle that had stopped to make a turn onto a rural highway, killing two women. Not only did the driver admit that he had been texting while driving prior to the accident, but also his phone records showed habitual cell phone […]

Save Lives, Save Money: The Case for Using Distracted Driving Software Solutions

The question of what is distracted driving is easily answered. Yet, the problems associated with distracted driving have become so entrenched in society that the question demands to be asked repeatedly. On a basic level, distracted driving means driving while not paying full attention to the road. Straightforward, right? Then why is it so hard […]

Top 5 “Must Haves” in a Commercial Distracted Driving Policy

Distracted driving is the No. 1 cause of workplace deaths in the U.S., accounting for over 40,000 deaths in 2016, which is a 14% increase from 2014 the largest increase in more than 50 years. Driver distraction is a significant contributor to truck crashes, and cellphone use (calling, texting, web searching) has played an increasingly […]

Ten Reasons to Stop Distracted Driving: A CEO Perspective

Over the past few years, technology has completely changed the way that people lead their lives. Mobile devices and the internet has made the business world more connected than ever; however, this does not come without its risks.┬áDistracted driving has occupied the media spotlight on an almost daily basis. Some of the statistics on distracted […]

The Target Is on Your Back

The good news about having branded vehicles is that people know about your company. It is the face of your company to the public. That is also the bad news if your drivers are distracted behind the wheel. Distracted driving in commercial fleets is a well-known business problem. The majority of people report that it […]