IS TEXTING AND DRIVING AN ACTUAL ADDICTION? We have all heard the rationalizations, “I couldn’t help myself,” “I just had to check my email,” “This text could be really important.” In a recent study 98% of all drivers polled said they knew Texting and Driving was wrong, but 92% admitted to doing it. Why are […]
FYI – April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, in case you were too distracted to notice. Developed by the National Safety Council, the month of April has been designated Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Through their website, NSC.org, you take the Cell Free Pledge, view videos and learn case studies. In a similar effort, AT&T with their ItCanWait.com campaign […]
Happy Holidays! Please stay safe and distraction free in the roads this holiday season!
The behaviors of drivers in a company’s fleet, as well as the policies and structures implemented by businesses and other fleet owners, can significantly impact commercial fleet insurance for better or worse. For example, distracted driving can negatively impact commercial fleet insurance thanks to the expensive lawsuits that follow. The most recent example has been […]
There are few questions I get asked more than how do I stop my employees from texting when they’re behind the wheel. Usually this is at a trade show or on the phone with an individual who happens to stumble upon our website after scouring for a solution. The problem is common but often times […]
There are few things in the world that ignite anger quicker than seeing a dramatic increase in your bills. Whether that be power, mortgage payments, or insurance the result is still the same; frustration and a yearning to chew out an under paid customer service representative. Imagine my horror when I viewed my car insurance […]
No matter how many educational campaigns we see, preventing distracted driving is extremely difficult. It was assumed that avoiding your phone while driving was simply a matter of will, but new research from the Center for Internet and Technology Addiction shows a much more scientifically rooted cause. Pavlov’s Dog Picture this: Your driving down the […]
There are some things in life that need to be carefully explained, like which wire to cut on a ticking time bomb. Other things require much less cognitive effort. Frankly this post feels unnecessary. Do I really need to tell people not to play a game while they are driving? I thought that was just […]
So my wife sent this to me as a reminder not to drive distracted. I found it hilarious perhaps you will too.
Often times finding the proper distracted driving solution for your fleet can be a daunting task. With a myriad of options how are you supposed to find the right one? At FleetMode we have put together a list of features that your distracted driving solution should have. The Facts The fact remains distracted driving is […]