Driving Through Wonderland: A Dreamy and Dangerous Distraction

By Art Liggio on Jul 18, 2019 2:04:00 PM

Young man driving car made of sheet of paper-1Part four of Driving Dynamics' four-part blog series during our 90-day Distracted Driving Awareness campaign. See below for our free driver safety e-lesson offer for fleet professionals.

 

We all daydream occasionally; maybe a bit more than we realize. It’s fun, sometimes relaxing, and perhaps good for our mental health. But the truth be told; it can also have dangerous consequences if it happens while operating a vehicle.

 

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Establish and Maintain Safety Zones to Avoid Rear-End Collisions

By Art Liggio on Mar 19, 2019 10:04:00 AM

Rear-End Collision 144189667The rear-end collision is the most common type of automobile crash.  Almost 40% of the six million accidents that happen each year are rear-end collisions. Furthermore, almost 87% of the crashes were caused from drivers not paying adequate attention to the road.

 

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Taking A Holistic View of Incidents to Achieve Maximum Driver Safety Improvements

By Art Liggio on Oct 30, 2018 2:46:29 PM

Creative sign with the text - Big DataBig data is really here. The amount of details we can amass related to drivers’ activities behind-the-wheel is impressive and loaded with powerful, useful intelligence. However, organizations that have access to this may still face challenges achieving maximum results because a data-driven focus can have an unintentional consequence—To see the driver as a problem to be controlled rather than a resource to be leveraged.

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One Second Advantage™ Safety Tip: Avoiding Aggressive Driving

By Art Liggio on Jun 7, 2018 8:22:36 AM

475851167There is probably not a day that goes by when you see someone taking unnecessary driving risks. If you are like most individuals, this can make you quite uncomfortable—maybe even angry at times. Without a doubt, aggressive driving is a serious and growing problem. It is rude, often illegal, and always dangerous. Speeding, tailgating, frequent and sudden lane changes, failure to yield right-of-way and disregarding traffic signals—these aggressive behaviors are contributing factors in more than 50 percent of all collisions. 

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A Word on Sharing the Road from This Two-Wheeled Weekend Wanderer

By Art Liggio on May 19, 2018 9:44:04 AM

Motorcycle going at high speed on a straight road I had reached a certain age; grown the requisite over-sized waistline (I’m being kind to myself) and now sported a graying beard. Like tens of thousands before me sharing these similar traits, I purchased my first motorcycle. Go figure! And I have to say I’m enjoying the heck out of my weekend rides.

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