Brake checking is a dangerous game for drivers to play on the road. Especially when they are playing it with your vehicles, equipment, cargo, reputation, and liability to fund their efforts. For those who have never heard the term “brake checking,” it refers to the act of hitting the brakes really hard to make the person behind you respond in kind. It seems innocent enough.

Unfortunately, we live in a distracted driving kind of world where it is very possible they’ll never see it coming, and a simple act designed to discourage tailgating results in an accident with injuries, or even deaths. Or it could be worse: a chain reaction of accidents that result in both.

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Finding the best fleet management software may not be that simple of a task when you’re on the outside looking in. Of course, no one wants to make costly mistakes that will keep on giving for a long time to come. That doesn’t mean there aren’t things you can do to help you buy with confidence when selecting management software for your fleet.

These are a few of the things you can do to know you’re getting the best software for your business needs. Make sure your software offers them.

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Vehicle crashes the the leading killer of teens in the U.S. In fact, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, for 16 to 17 year old teens, the deadly crash rate per mile driven is almost three times the rate for drivers who are 20 years and older.

And, 1,908 drivers between the ages of 15 and 20 died in 2016 in a vehicle crash, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) figures. Having your teen behind the wheel can be worrisome and nerve-racking, particularly when you’re aware of these facts. However, worrying will not keep your teen driver safe, but there are some things you can do.

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