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By: Daniel Guttman / Posted on: October 29, 2019

November is here, and that means it is peak deer season. Avid hunters rejoice while motorists take warning now that mornings and evening commutes are bathed in darkness. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, “Animal-strike-related insurance claims are more than twice as frequent as the yearly average in November, when the search for a mate keeps the big bucks on the move, according to an analysis of claims from 2006 to 2018 conducted by the Highway Loss Data Institute. The severity of claims, measured in dollars insurers pay to cover losses, also soars during the peak month. The average cost of November animal-strike claims over the 13-year period was $3,560, compared with $2,801 for February, the month with the least severe crashes.”

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April is Distracted Driver Awareness Month

By: Barb Zearley / Posted on: April 15, 2019

Did you know that April is National Distracted Driver Awareness month?  Every day at least nine Americans die and 100 are injured in crashes caused by distracted driving.  Many things are to blame; cell phones, touch screens, the environment and technology all pose a threat to our safety while on the road.  Distracted Driver Awareness month is in an effort to recognize all the dangers our truckers face on a day-to-day basis. 

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Say Goodbye to Truck Mirrors

By: Jon Babyak / Posted on: January 4, 2019

The evolution of technology in the world of trucking took another step forward at the close of 2018.    Companies like Stoneridge, Inc are focusing on new ways to improve driver safety and fuel efficiency by increasing driver vision through the use of Camera Monitoring Systems (CMS).  According to the Commercial Carrier Journal (CCJ), the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has granted Stoneridge a five-year exemption from federal law requiring conventional rear-vision mirrors to allow trucks to use their multi-camera angle MirrorEye system as a replacement to standard rear-vision side mirrors.

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Driving into the sunset of the 1900’s

By: Ali Ventura / Posted on: August 29, 2018

Technology is vastly changing the landscape in the transportation industry. In regards to the modern automobile, one part of the vehicle has gone without advancement. The metal license plate has not changed since New York became the first state to require license plates in 1901.

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