Reducing Driver Distractions

Every day over 150,000 drivers travel through cities, communities and neighborhoods to collect our garbage. Making sure they do so safely is everyone’s number one priority. Safe driving is largely dependent on limiting driver distractions. In 2010, more than 3,000 people were killed and over 400,000 injured because of distracted driving. Nearly 20 percent of all injury crashes in 2010 were...

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Waste Fleet Safety: Tips and Tools to Ensure Safe Driving

“Every year an estimated 20 percent of all fleet vehicles are involved in accidents,” said Martin Demers, CEO of FleetMind. “The direct and indirect costs of these accidents are tremendous. The reality is that most accidents are avoidable, and effective safety management can reduce the risks significantly. Our white paper compiles findings from our extensive experience with fleets across North America, and is intended to provide helpful insights to fleet managers in the waste industry.”

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