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October 25, 2016
Safety Tip: Responding to the TPMS Light

Here are tips on how to respond to the tire pressure monitoring system warning light.

Feds Release Vehicle Cybersecurity Guidelines

The proposed, nonbinding guidance stresses protection of critical vehicle controls and consumers’ personal data.

11th U.S. Death Tied to Takata Air Bags

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has attributed another death -- the 11th in the U.S. -- to a Takata air bag inflator rupture. The victim was a 50-year-old woman in Riverside County, Calif. Video courtesy of KCAL9/CBS Los Angeles.

<p><em>Photo by Thi Dao.</em></p>
NHTSA Official Talks Autonomous Vehicles, Safety Tech at FTX

In his keynote address at the 2016 Fleet Technology Expo, the director of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) Vehicle Research and Test Center provided an overview of vehicle safety technologies, covering systems that have recently been introduced to the market as well as technologies currently being developed, such as autonomous vehicles.

Video: Tesla Production Adds Self-Driving Hardware

As of Oct. 19, all Tesla vehicles produced in the company factory have the hardware needed for fully autonomous driving capability.

<p><em>Photo of Nissan Versa courtesy of Nissan.</em></p> Nissan Recalls Versa for Air Bags

The recall affects more than 1,700 of the subcompact cars in the 2017 model year.

<p><em>Photo of Subaru Outback courtesy of Subaru.</em></p> Subaru Recalls Legacy, Outback for Knee Guard

The recall covers just 54 2017-model year cars manufactured in September.

<p><em>Photo of Toyota Highlander courtesy of Toyota.</em></p> Toyota Recalls Highlander for Brake Fluid Sensor

The recall, set to begin in early November, covers 7,100 vehicles in the 2016 model year.

<p><em>Image of Hyundai Sonata courtesy of Hyundai.</em></p> Hyundai Recalls Sonata for Sunroof

The recall covers nearly 63,000 vehicles, including hybrids, in the 2015 and 2016 model years.

<p><em>Photo of Jeep Wrangler courtesy of FCA US.</em></p> Jeep Wrangler Recalled for Air Bags

The recall, tied to faulty wiring, covers more than 182,000 SUVs in the 2016 and 2017 model years.

<p><em>Photo of Genesis G80 courtesy of Genesis.</em></p> Genesis G80 Offers Bevy of Advanced Safety Features

The large luxury sedan is also an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award winner and holds a 5-Star overall safety rating from NHTSA.

AZUGA REPORT: Using Fleet Tracking Solutions to Boost Driver Safety
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[Infographic] How Safety Reduces Wear-and-Tear
Predictive Analytics: Shedding New Light on Hidden High-Risk Fleet Drivers
Lease vs. Purchase: A decision guide for your fleet vehicles
Fleet Trends: What Fleet Managers Should Expect Going into 2017
Building a Snowbelt Policy: Four Key Factors
Action in the Collision Aftermath
How to Deal with Driver Objections to Motor Pool
Increasing Profitability With Telematics: COI vs. ROI
How to Effectively Leverage Big Data for Your Fleet
Driver Monitoring Myths vs. Reality
Jerry Veres
Safety Program Coordinator
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Fleet Response
Cruise Control

Cruise control can be beneficial when used under proper road, climate and traffic conditions. It enables you to maintain a safe speed without keeping your foot on the gas pedal thereby reducing driver fatigue during a long trip. While there are benefits it is important to know when it is appropriate to use the system.

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