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We Can Eliminate Distracted Driving Today, Says Expert

Actions to Address Driver Distraction
April 21, 2014

Government studies show more than 3,000 people die as a result of driver distraction every year. Connected mobility expert Peggy Smedley proclaims the technology to eliminate accidents and deaths due to distracted driving is literally at our fingertips. 


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June 5, 2013: Online Courses Help Businesses Address Driving Safety

Courses Demonstrate the Value of Driver and Fleet Safety
June 5, 2013
NexTraq®, a leading GPS fleet and asset tracking company, has announced the latest addition to its driver safety solution, Online Driver Education Courses. The courses enable businesses to develop a comprehensive strategy to address driver education and driver safety issues.


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HVAC Contractors Crack Down on Distracted Driving

Hands-free, Zero-tolerance Policies Becoming Popular for Employers
May 13, 2013

HVACR contractors send their employees out on the road every day, and they know it’s all too easy for anyone to become distracted at the wheel.


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Jan. 10, 2013: NexTraq Fleet Tracking System Offers Distracted Driving Solution

January 10, 2013
NexTraq®, a leading GPS fleet tracking and fleet management company, has released a new distracted driving solution called NexTraq DriveGuard™. According to the company, the solution allows companies to discourage distracted driving by blocking or restricting calls, texts, emails, web browsing, and more while driving.


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Watch for Falling A/C Units and Other Cautionary Tales

July 16, 2012
Residents in a New York City neighborhood are up in arms over the improper installation of window units in high-rise apartments. How do they know they are improperly installed? It’s an assumption being made by those who see them fall just in time to get out of the way.


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Distracted Driving Guide Offered

September 26, 2011
The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) expanded its efforts to educate mechanical contractors about the dangers of distracted driving with the release of a new Distracted Driving Reduction and Prevention Guide.


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Aug. 25, 2011: MCAA Expands Distracted Driving Prevention Efforts

August 25, 2011
The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) has released its new Distracted Driving Reduction and Prevention Guide.


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