Fleet Management & Operations

Week 6 on US 25E: For local residents, this is farm to market, school and soccer practice, daily commute – How should we react and manage that?

Over these last 6 weeks, we’ve talked about many different challenges you might find driving US25E from Corbyn, KY to Newport, TN. We got into managing [...]

Safety Tip: Not Choosing the Road Less Traveled – Top News – Safety & Accident – Top News

Winter 2016-2017 has arrived across much of North America. To help fleet and safety managers implement safe driving practices for winter-like temperatures and road conditions, Cautious Coyote [...]

Top 10 Trends in Truck Fleet Management – Articles – Safety & Accident – Articles

What are the top trends facing light- and medium-duty truck fleets? Work Truck assembled a panel of 13 truck experts and asked them their thoughts.  Read [...]

VIDEO: Open Telematics Platform – Tech Challenges & Rewards

Second in our series on Open Telematics Platforms, we continue with a discussion of the best development and technical management practics to build your platform in [...]

Beyond speed limiters, part 3: managing drivers with an Internet of Things

A wearable Internet of Things system can interact with drivers if risky behaviors occur - such as exceeding the posted speed limits or when they become [...]

Beyond speed limiters, part 2: a connected throttle

As FMCSA leaves open top speed limit decision before mandating speed limiters, SpeedGauge and MAGTEC ask why settle for one single speed limit. Connecting international speed [...]

Tackling the Safety Perception

The American general public has no idea how much the US trucking industry invests in safety. In face of a negative public perception of truck safety [...]

Small Fleet? Still Need a Safety Program

As a small business owner with a few commercial motor vehicles, you may not think you need a program for safety. But however small your fleet, [...]

SAFED Van Driver Training Courses

SAFED courses have a proven track record in reducing fuel consumption, improving vehicle sympathy and reducing risk. When drivers take on board the simple driving techniques [...]

The ELD Mandate: How Should Fleets Adapt?

2 of 2 - See also Can the ELD Mandate actually be good news for drivers? Can the ELD Mandate improve efficiencies in operations? Coyote Managing Editor, [...]

Fleet Safety Technology

Safety Tip: Driving in High Winds – Top News – Safety & Accident – Top News

High winds in parts of the Midwest and Northeast last week led to extremely difficult driving conditions and a rash of downed power lines. Michigan saw [...]

How to deal with “Code Red” scenarios? Fleet Safety Council examines six potential catastrophes

Code Red Scenarios - Sure we try to avoid but it’s best if you’ve got a plan for the unavoidable. Read more for some helpful tips [...]

Improving Fleet Safety: A Q&A With a Loss Control Expert

Did you know that the majority of accidents are caused by driver error. EMC Program Manager Chris Murphy answers common fleet safety questions that loss control [...]

Driving Doctor takes pain from telematics data management

Safety is a mind-set, not a skill set and requires managers to offer structured feedback & coaching techniques.  Read the source article at Fleet Management

How Fleets Can Minimize Liability Exposure – Article – Fleet Financials

There are many key facets to operating a fleet. By ensuring the success of all the parts of a fleet, a fleet manager should expect to [...]

What Utility Fleets Can Do to Curb Distracted Driving Incidents

It’s one thing to have a strict distracted driving policy; it’s entirely another to ensure that drivers actually comply with that policy when they’re out in [...]

Outgoing FMCSA boss: Trucking safety, commerce go together | Darling | Regulations content from Fleet Owner

Trucking needs to do a better job of promoting itself, outgoing Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Scott Darling said Thursday in a last-day conference call with [...]

Identifying Safety Metrics to Create a Safer Fleet – Article – Automotive Fleet

A fleet safety strategy consists of a number of key metrics that can help reduce fleet accidents. Writing a safety policy, attaining senior-level endorsement, and handling [...]

Planning to Implement a Safety Program? Avoid These 9 Pitfalls – Article – Automotive Fleet

The fleet industry is operating squarely in a “safety zone” today. While this is good news for fleet drivers, the public, and companies’ bottom lines, even [...]

Fleet Safety Incentive Programs That Work – Article – Automotive Fleet

There is little question that keeping company vehicle drivers, their passengers, and the public safe is the single most important responsibility a fleet manager has. From [...]