MasterDrive Tips

 

Drowsy driving: avoidance tips

Speak to most fleet operators and they will confirm that driving fatigue is a major problem  and contributes to a significant number of  accidents/ crashes. According to some experts up to 63% of insurance claims in heavy vehicles can be attributed to fatigue to a greater or lesser degree. It its vital therefore that we […]

Risky drivers compound bad behavior

Drivers who engage in risky behavior are often found engaging in other risky behaviors involving distracted driving at the same time, according to new data released by a leading provider of video telematics, analytics, and safety solutions for fleets in the US.   While snacking behind the wheel may not seem serious it is, however, a […]

Road safety during elections

South Africa is just two days away from their 6th democratic elections and election parties are wholly focused on securing their last few votes. Meanwhile, there is another consideration we need to take cognisance of and that is the extra traffic and challenging road conditions that we may encounter.   The managing director of MasterDrive, […]

Phone addicts worse than drunk drivers

Distracted driving has surpassed drunk driving and speeding to become the top roadway threat.   A recent study shows how dangerous driving has become. While it is true many drivers are sensitised to the dangers of driving under the influence and, which coupled society’s desire to be healthier, stigmatises noncompliance.   Drivers are 10% more distracted […]