North America News - March 2016

Easy Steps to Better Gas Mileage

With the average price of gas dipping below two dollars per gallon for the first time since 2009, many motorists have been seeing a real savings at the pump. Putting some of that savings toward...

Software Qualifies as a Driver, Says U.S. Safety Agency on Google Self-Driving Car

U.S. vehicle safety regulators have said the artificial intelligence system piloting a self-driving Google car could be considered the driver under federal law, a major step toward ultimately...

Report: More research needed to connect driver health, safety

It’s hard to manage what you can’t measure, or so goes an early lecture in Business 101. And measuring driver health and health-related safety performance is a tricky business indeed.

U.S. says legal hurdles remain to deployment of self-driving cars

The top U.S. auto safety agency said Friday significant legal hurdles must be cleared before self-driving cars without steering wheels and gas pedals can be sold in the United States.


2015 Traffic Fatalities Rose By Largest Percent In 50 Years, Safety Group Says

Despite gains in car safety, 2015 saw the largest percentage rise in motor vehicle deaths in the past 50 years, according to the National Safety Council. Cheaper gas and a stronger economy were...

87 Percent of Drivers Engage in Unsafe Behaviors While Behind the Wheel

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 25, 2016) – About 87 percent of drivers engaged in at least one risky behavior while behind the wheel within the past month, according to latest research by the AAA...

Molding a Defensive Driver

A defensive driver is a safe driver, and that is especially important for fleets and the companies they serve. From sedan to truck fleets, drivers need to know how to properly handle a vehicle,...

New Report Shows Traffic Crashes Cost Employers $47.4 Billion In 2013

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Protecting employees from motor vehicles crashes could be a profitable investment for U.S.

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