September 19, 2013

Zonar webinar to offer tips on managing driver fatigue

Zonar, a provider of onboard telematics, vehicle inspection, and remote diagnostics systems, is sponsoring “Driver Fatigue Management,” a free webinar, on Sept. 25 at 10 a.m. PST.

The webinar will cover the four major factors affecting alertness and how they are addressed by hours-of-service rules.

Dr. Ron Knipling, author of the book Safety for the Long Haul, will discuss effective methods for proactively managing driver fatigue affecting commercial and local transportation and ways to identify high-risk drivers to help fleet managers ensure the safety of their operation.

Dr. Knipling has 30 years of experience in traffic safety research and development, with emphasis on driver human factors and motor carrier safety. He has authored more than 130 technical reports and publications, and made more than 100 professional conference presentations, most related to large truck safety. His specialties include driver risk, crash causation, driver fatigue, hours-of-service and carrier safety management research.

Event registration is free and more details are available here.

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