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Speeding Nets Drivers Nearly 1,500 Tickets During Week-Long Crackdown

By |September 24th, 2019|

The most-ticketed traffic offense committed by truck drivers during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual Operation Safe Driver Week in July was speeding.

CVSA selected speeding as the emphasis of the blitz for officers, which resulted in 1,454 tickets and 2,126 warnings issued to truck drivers for speeding, compared to 16,102 citations and 21,001 warnings to […]

7 Tips for Passing Your Driving Test

By |September 19th, 2019|

You’ve finished your driver education classes and have gotten in many, many hours of behind-the-wheel practice. However, as the day of your driving test approaches, it’s normal to get nervous and start worrying you might fail. After all, it seems like everyone fails on the first try. But this doesn’t have to be your experience. […]

More Than 12,000 Trucks Placed Out of Service During Roadcheck

By |September 17th, 2019|

More than 12,000 trucks were placed out of service during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s 72-hour International Roadcheck inspection blitz in June.

CVSA says 12,019 trucks and 2,784 drivers were placed out of service, accounting for a 17.9% vehicle OOS rate and a 4.2% driver OOS rate during the blitz. In total, inspectors across the U.S. […]

The Latest Facts and Stats about Drunk Driving

By |August 10th, 2019|

There’s no question that driving under the influence of alcohol can be deadly. However, across the United States, thousands of individuals still get behind the wheel after consuming alcoholic beverages. According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA), this deadly epidemic leads to the deaths of over 10,000 people every year.
Sobering Drunk Driving […]

Teen Driver Training Tips for Parents – Leading by Example

By |July 20th, 2019|

Teens in the midst of their driver education classes often feel a mix of nerves and excitement. After all, getting a driver’s license is considered a rite of passage, and they probably can’t wait to experience the freedom of the open road.

However, as a parent, you’re probably feeling far more nerves than excitement. And, sadly, […]

Five DriveTeam Inc. Clients Receive 2019 Safety Awards

By |June 17th, 2019|

Five DriveTeam Inc. clients are the recipients of 2019 Safety Awards from The Energy Association of Pennsylvania. West Penn Power, Met-Ed, Penelec, Duquesne Light Company and Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania were honored last month for their outstanding performance in fleet and vehicle safety.

Click here to view the full release. Here is an excerpt of the […]

Safe Driving Tips for the 100 Deadliest Days

By |June 15th, 2019|

Summertime is full swing, and whether your teen’s days are filled with pool parties and backyard barbecues or earning extra money at a part-time job, there’s no doubt he or she will enjoy a well-deserved break from the books. However, the freedom of summer can also bring more hazards on the road for young drivers. […]

Kelli’s CRUSADE Announces Website Launch

By |June 5th, 2019|

We are excited to announce the launch of the Kelli’s CRUSADE website. DriveTeam Inc. has partnered with Kelli’s CRUSADE on their mission to have a positive impact on the lives of teen drivers. Their work involves crusading for safer roads, promoting safety awareness, and enhancing driver education.

The organization was created after the tragic death of […]

The Dangers of Road Rage

By |May 16th, 2019|

According to AAA, nearly 80 percent of drivers expressed significant anger or aggression behind the wheel at least once in their lives. While it’s normal to get frustrated when you’re stuck in traffic or another driver unexpectedly cuts you off, getting filled with blinding rage to the point where you lose control or want to injure someone […]

Distracted Driving Awareness Month – The Top Driving Distractions to Avoid

By |April 12th, 2019|

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) defines distracted driving as “any activity that diverts attention from driving, including talking or texting on your phone, eating and drinking, talking to people in your vehicle, fiddling with the stereo, entertainment or navigation system—anything that takes your attention away from the task of safe driving.”

In 2017, 3,166 […]