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

By | May 12th, 2017|Drivers, Insurance, Regulation, Technology|0 Comments

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 look more like managers --- "highly trained and skilled  and employed to manage multiple vehicle assets and use autopilot-like technology to improve efficiency and reduce risk,” Read the source [...]

By | May 11th, 2017|Drivers, Fleet Manager Careers, Technology|0 Comments

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, companies are developing V2V communication standards, platooning standards and cybersecurity protocols to ensure a safe, reliable system. For now, existing telematics capabilities and fleet management solutions are serving as [...]

By | April 28th, 2017|Technology|0 Comments

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 the source article at geotab.com

By | April 19th, 2017|Drivers, Insurance, Safety, Technology|0 Comments

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 disruption, there may a bit more trepidation than skepticism. Read the source article at trucks.com

By | April 19th, 2017|Drivers, Technology|0 Comments

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, and the other facing the driver.  Read the source article at Overdrive Magazine

By | April 13th, 2017|Drivers, Insurance, Regulation, Technology|0 Comments

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

By | April 12th, 2017|Drivers, Technology|0 Comments

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 gusts up to 68 mph, while New York saw them as high as 81 mph. Here’s some advice, provided by the Nevada Department of Transportation, on how to drive [...]

By | March 13th, 2017|Insurance, Manage Campaigns, Retail, Technology|0 Comments

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 from the Central Ontario Fleet Chapter of the Fleet Safety Council   Read the source article at Utech

By | February 20th, 2017|Insurance, Technology|0 Comments

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 specialists are often asked.  Read the source article at EMC Insurance Companies

By | February 9th, 2017|Regulation, Technology|0 Comments