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Turn on Your Lights in Low Visibility

By TSSSAFETY | February 21, 2020 | Comments Off on Turn on Your Lights in Low Visibility

Rear end collisions can cause severe vehicle damage and result in serious injuries. Braking early to alert the driver behind is one way to reduce the chances of getting hit from behind but are there other strategies? What else can you do to prevent another driver from running into you from behind? While you may…

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Avoid Intersection Incidents

By TSSSAFETY | February 14, 2020 | Comments Off on Avoid Intersection Incidents

Over 40% of fatalities happen at intersections because there is so much activity and vehicle interactions but there are a few simple habits that can help you to reduce the risk of an intersection crash. What types of crashes happen at intersections? Rear end collisions. Turning right conflicts with vehicles, pedestrians or cyclists. Turning left…

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NYPD Creating 100-Person Unit to Crack Down on Cyclist, Pedestrian Deaths

By TSSSAFETY | February 12, 2020 | Comments Off on NYPD Creating 100-Person Unit to Crack Down on Cyclist, Pedestrian Deaths

https://nypost.com/2020/02/05/nypd-creating-100-person-unit-to-crack-down-cyclist-pedestrian-deaths/  

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Check Your Attitude at the Door

By TSSSAFETY | February 7, 2020 | Comments Off on Check Your Attitude at the Door

Even the best drivers can let their driving deteriorate when their attitude starts to slide. What attitudes can turn a normally good driver into a risk-taking one? A feeling that everyone is out to get me or hold me up. Judgements about other driver’s actions “everyone else is a lousy driver” that leads to frustration.…

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Motorists Blocking D.C. Bike Lanes Will Face $150 Ticket

By TSSSAFETY | February 5, 2020 | Comments Off on Motorists Blocking D.C. Bike Lanes Will Face $150 Ticket

(DCIST) Starting Feb. 28, the D.C. Department of Public Works will begin issuing tickets to any driver seen improperly parking, stopping or leaving a bike lane. Buses dropping off groups need to be aware of bike lanes and pick their drop-off spots carefully! The link below provides a Bike Map of Downtown DC. https://ddot.dc.gov/sites/default/files/dc/sites/ddot/page_content/attachments/BikeMap2019_Pg1.pdf

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Bridge Strikes and GPS

By TSSSAFETY | January 31, 2020 | Comments Off on Bridge Strikes and GPS

FMCSA Provided Tips for the Safe Use of GPS Navigation Systems Select an electronic navigation system intended for use by truck and bus drivers Before drivers begin their trip, they should type in all relevant information about their vehicles so the system can provide the appropriate route Follow the route recommended by the navigation system,…

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Medical Qualification Standards and Procedures

By TSSSAFETY | January 24, 2020 | Comments Off on Medical Qualification Standards and Procedures
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Road Icing: Safety Tips to Remember

By TSSSAFETY | January 17, 2020 | Comments Off on Road Icing: Safety Tips to Remember

Reduce your speed. Slowing down is the most important thing to do when driving on ice and snow. High speeds make it both easy to lose control and difficult to stop. You should never be driving faster than 45mph in any vehicle when roads are icy – not even on highways! In many cases, much…

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How Sleep Deprivation Affects Us

By TSSSAFETY | January 15, 2020 | Comments Off on How Sleep Deprivation Affects Us
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Icy Roads: If You Have An Accident

By TSSSAFETY | January 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Icy Roads: If You Have An Accident
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