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Fleet safety tip: Avoid parking lot collisions

About 14% of all collisions that result in damage to vehicles occur in parking lots.  Although rearview cameras help when backing out of a spot, they are not 100% reliable. Before you back out of a spot remember to:

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  • Do a quick walk-around your car to make there are no obstructions in your way
  • Turn on your emergency flashers
  • Honk your horn a couple of times
  • Determine if nearby drivers are getting in or out of their vehicles
  • Don’t rely on your back up camera

People tend to over-trust technology, so to be as safe as possible, know your surroundings before backing out.

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