Smartphone Use Leads to Blindness—But Fleet Administrators Can Help Deliver the Cure

By Art Liggio on Apr 23, 2019 1:19:00 PM

Brunette young woman sending a message with her mobile phone sitting in her carPart  two of Driving Dynamics' four-part blog series for our 90-day Distracted Driving Awareness campaign. See below for our free driver safety e-lesson offer.

By now most of us have read and seen media reports regarding the troubling crash statistics related to distracted driving influenced by smartphone use. What is it about this simple activity that causes a driver’s performance capabilities to diminish? For safety professionals, it’s important to understand the physiology of how taking calls and texting dramatically reduces the amount of information drivers can process to safely operate a vehicle.

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Just When We Thought We Were Making Progress: Crash Stats

By Art Liggio on Jul 17, 2018 9:17:04 AM

woman investment consultant analyzing company annual financial report balance sheet statement working with documents graphs. Stock market, office, tax, education concept. Hands with charts papersIn 2003 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published the report, “What Do Traffic Crashes Cost? Total Cost to Employers by State and Industry,” which identified, among other vital statistics, the average cost employers incurred with each vehicle crash. Funded by NHTSA, the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) released “Cost of Motor Vehicle Crashes to Employers—2015™”an update to the 2003 report which should receive careful review by anyone involved in Fleet operations.

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You too can be signal superhero: reduce incidents and save lives with the power of one finger

By Art Liggio on Feb 23, 2018 10:41:39 AM

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For those of you who do not know me too well, I am incredibly mighty and powerful. As a matter of fact, I can state unequivocally I can outperform most people simply with the use of one finger—no not that finger! I’m talking about the all-powerful index finger on my left hand.

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