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 will sahre out picks of best practices Tuesdays & Thursdays between late December and early April. We hope you'll read, share and comment. CC Winter Safety Tip 1:  If [...]

By | December 26th, 2016|Management & Ops, Safety, Technology|0 Comments

How Two Fleets Approach Driver Safety – Article – Automotive Fleet

Fleet management and fleet safety companies have helped fleets set the safety bar high by offering guiding principles and advice gleaned from decades of experience. How fleets have implemented these strategies reflect both their universality and flexibility, as the following fleets shared with Automotive Fleet.  Read the source article at Automotive Fleet

By | December 19th, 2016|Drivers, Technology|0 Comments

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 the source article at Work Truck Online

By | December 19th, 2016|Drivers, Management & Ops, Technology|0 Comments

Peter Millichap: What can fleet operators do to improve driver conduct and road safety?

Improving road safety and improving driver behavior has, quite rightly, come into increasing focus over the past few years but more needs to be done.  Peter Millichap, Director of Marketing at Teletrac Navman, talks solutions. Read the source article at My Logistics Magazine

By | December 14th, 2016|Drivers, Technology|0 Comments

Safety: Three ways telematics can improve safety

By analyzing patterns at certain times of the day, fleet operators and safety managers can better understand some of the root causes contributing to higher risk. Read the source article at Fleet Management

By | December 12th, 2016|Drivers, Technology|0 Comments

Improve safety for at-work drivers – advice from business experts

Real-life examples of how businesses have improved fleet safety... Fleet managers know it is an employer’s duty to protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees and other people who might be affected by their business. Businesses are required to do whatever is reasonably practicable to achieve this. This means all businesses whose employees [...]

By | December 7th, 2016|Drivers, Insurance, Technology|0 Comments

Fleet Driver Safety: How to Improve Driver Behavior and Your Bottom Line

Fleet managers know profitability is directly tied to their drivers. A fast, efficient fleet is a profitable fleet. Likewise, a fleet with drivers who engage in unsafe driving habits, lag behind on their routes or get bogged down with tasks like waiting for a broken-down vehicle to be repaired because it wasn’t taken for proper [...]

By | November 29th, 2016|Drivers, Insurance, Manage Campaigns, Retail, Technology|0 Comments

Six Steps to a Safer Construction Fleet

Many companies with vehicle telematics miss out on a key opportunity to improve driver behavior by failing to properly use insights from hard braking. Vehicle telematics are well recognized as a powerful tool that can help reduce operational costs and improve safety. Whether operating heavy commercial vehicles like dump trucks or a fleet of pickup [...]

By | November 29th, 2016|Drivers, Retail, Technology|0 Comments

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 an open way. Whether your are a customer that needs to build a customized solution on top of your platform, or a partner that shares customers and access to [...]

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 distracted. It can also rate driver performance over time to make them more aware and engaged based on specific driving conditions or scenarios. Cool stuff! Read the source article [...]