2014 Fleet Safety Conference Releases Full Schedule

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Apr 22, 2014
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<p><strong><em>A session during last year's Fleet Safety Conference.</em></strong></p> 2014 Fleet Safety Conference Releases Full Schedule

The annual event, geared to help fleet professionals more readily realize their safety goals, is set for July 22-23 in Schaumburg, Ill.



<p><strong><em>2013 Nissan Pathfinder photo courtesy of Nissan.</em></strong></p> Nissan Recalling Pathfinder to Repair Oil Hose

The recall affects 3,065 2013 model-year Pathfinders that are at risk of leaking transmission fluid.


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The automaker is using an upgraded R&D facility to study driver behavior in automated driving situations.



<p><em><strong>2014 Volkswagen Passat photo courtesy of Volkswagen.</strong></em></p> Volkswagen Recalling 26K Cars for Fire Risk

The affected vehicles are 2014 model-year Jettas, Beetles, Beetle Convertibles and Passats.


Video: Minn. Officers Riding in Buses to Spot Distracted Drivers

During this month's crackdown on distracted driving, Minnesota law enforcement agencies are assigning some officers to school buses so they have a better view of drivers texting while driving.


<p><strong><em>2014 Mazda3 photo courtesy of Mazda.</em></strong></p> Mazda3, Mazda6 Recalled for Potential Power Loss

Dealers will update the power control module software in 5,700 2014 and 2015 model-year vehicles.


Lytx Advances Video-Based Driver Safety Technology

The company, formerly known as DriveCam Inc., bolsters its patent portfolio with five new patents issued.


Boyd Group Acquires 25 Collision Revision Locations

With the acquisition, Boyd now has 288 collision repair locations across 15 U.S. states and five Canadian provinces.


New CEI Video Raises Awareness of Distracted Driving

CEI, a leading fleet accident management and driver safety company, releases an emotional video warning about the dangers of distracted driving.


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