By keeping up with FMCSA’s safety guidelines, a fleet is more likely to receive a positive safety record and stay on the road. Every month this column shares information to help motor carriers and their drivers stay safe and compliant. My primary goal is to improve highway safety and protect everyone on the road. Another goal is to help fleets attain or retain a good safety record that qualifies them for participation in a weigh station bypass program.
Thanks to the advances in digital data capture and recording by sensors and devices, information is a commodity that is not in short supply.Improving safety isn’t just about reducing workplace risks within industrial and process environments—it’s also about safeguarding neighboring communities and environments. Read on to learn how technology is improving safety via a transformation of the way safety devices are managed and how operator safety is monitored while at work.
A few weeks ago during the EHS Daily Advisor’s Safety Culture Week, we provided a wide array of content to help you build a safety culture that is effective all year round. But to maintain a healthy culture, it’s important to constantly check in on it. So, how is your safety culture? You might begin by asking yourself, “What does ‘safe’ look like?” Is it a low recordable incident rate? Is it a lower number of workers’ compensation claims?
Immersive technologies generate realistic environments and situations to get as close as possible to the first-hand experience. Saying that the world has changed in the past few months is certainly an understatement
A look into why OEs are partnering with telematics service providers, plus what to expect with the next generation of telematics functionality.
It takes a robust yet flexible plan from trucking companies to effectively build processes and procedures to curb the risks and spread of COVID-19 in the workplace.
A dash board camera can help you if another driver rams into your vehicle. A camera can also help you with car insurance.
Improving driver engagement and overall safety were on the minds of industry leaders during American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition on Oct. 20.
There are a host of reasons why companies decide to implement a telematics system into their business. Every business is unique, but usually face one of three common business challenges when it relates to their vehicles and equipment.
Each individual may assume that since everyone is responsible, there are others in the area who can take action. The end result may actually be that everyone present is going to make that very same assumption, and no one will actually do anything to further the cause of safety.
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