Aug
27
Brain Chemistry and Distracted Driving

Each day in the United States, approximately 9 people are killed and more than 1,000 injured in crashes that are reported to involve a distracted driver1. This harrowing statistic is testament to the fact that cell phone use is largely a behavioral issue that impacts the driver in ways we are just starting to understand. According to studies undertaken by governments and universities across the world, the fear of missing out (F.O.M.O.) and separation anxiety are the primary reasons that drivers text or use social media behind the wheel. This risky behavior can be traced to the biochemical nature of the human mind.
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Jun
30
Double Jeopardy – Distracted Driving During COVID-19

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has unequivocally put immense pressures on fleets all around the world. As transportation workers push themselves to the limits to keep warehouse and supermarkets stocked, it has also put a severe strain on fleet safety programs and added pressure to fleet and safety leaders everywhere. Add the ever-present risk of distracted driving to severe driver fatigue, and now the problems of long hours behind the wheel are compounded to point where businesses are now fighting fleet safety on two fronts. The good news? There are technologies available to help fight this battle and keep drivers safe.
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Jun
12
Fleet Service Update

Press Release: Motovate Announces New Fleet Service Model, beginning with BrightMile

As of June 1st, 2020, Motovate™ is partnering with Brightmile™ to offer a best-in-class distracted driving service for corporate fleets. This added service offers a fully managed safe driving program for corporate fleets who are interested in engaging with their employees instead of forcing them to comply with a ‘big brother’ safety policy. Read more

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