Fleet Management & Operations

How To Prevent A Dangerous Accident – It’s All About Awareness

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

4 ways to prevent EPA fines with fleet tracking technology

Four good reasons why dispatchers, fleet managers, owners and drivers should consider deploying GPS fleet tracking. Read the source article at GPS Fleet Management Solution

Trucking Experts Say Platooning is Near, Mull Cross-Carrier Partnerships, Data Sharing | Trucks.com

According to Tim Smith, GM of Business Strategy and Planning for Navistar International, automation won’t make truckers obsolete. Instead of being laborers, drivers will start to [...]

Fleet Telematics Bring Truck Platooning Closer to Reality

Trucking Efficiency says that industry experts predict platooning will accelerate the adoption of other, more advanced technologies such as collision avoidance and adaptive cruise control. Meanwhile, [...]

The Most Dangerous Highways In America – Geotab

From Parks Highway in Alaska to Interstate 80 in Wyoming, see the highways with the highest number of crashes and road fatalities in each state. Read [...]

Trucking Industry Both Skeptical and Wary of Tesla Truck Plans | Trucks.com

The trucking industry views the plans by Tesla Inc. to develop an electric semi-tractor with a mix of skepticism and trepidation. Given the successful record of [...]

Adoption of driver-facing cameras, dashcams gaining steam | Overdrive – Owner Operators Trucking Magazine

The jury's still out for many across the industry, but this is changing as fleets increasingly are opting for two-camera systems -- one facing the road, [...]

Peloton Technology Raises Cash for Automated Truck Convoy Technology – Bloomberg

On the fly convoy making --- Peloton's new system allows trucks to talk, controlling their speed and braking in tandem. Read the source article at bloomberg.com

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 [...]