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

Telematics can play crucial role in fleet safety

ORLANDO, Fla. — Telematics can be utilized to improve fleet safety, but employers need to make sure that they pay attention only to telematics data that can help improve their employees’ driving, experts say. Telematics provides constant real-time data on driving processes and failures. GPS satellites obtain information from connected vehicles and telematics service providers [...]

By | November 9th, 2016|Drivers, Insurance, Retail, Technology|0 Comments

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, implementing a safety program can help prevent crashes and keep your drivers safe on the road. Distribute a comprehensive set of enforceable safe driving policies to all employees who [...]

By | October 27th, 2016|Drivers, Insurance, Management & Ops|0 Comments

Safety Tip: When Brakes Fail – News

Brake failure, whether caused by a manufacturing defect or a lapse in proper maintenance, is a rare but potentially life-threatening occurrence. Last week a dump truck crashed into a motor home on a highway near Las Vegas, killing two people. The Nevada Highway Patrol reported that brake failure was likely the cause. Here are some [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|Insurance, Manage Campaigns, Retail, Technology|0 Comments

Video: Pickup Truck Headlight Tests Raise Concerns – Top News – Safety & Accident – Top News – Automotive Fleet

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tested the headlights on 11 large and small pickup trucks, and the 2017-model year Honda Ridgeline was the only model to draw the highest possible rating of “good.” All four small pickups that IIHS evaluated are available only with headlights that drew a “poor” rating. That’s also the case [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|Insurance, Technology|0 Comments

Awesome Driver Wins DHL’s Safe Driving Rodeo – Top News – Safety & Accident – Top News – Automotive Fleet

Chicago-based courier Roger McGowan was awarded $5,000 for winning DHL's six-month safe-driving competition that culminated in Dallas, Texas earlier this month. The Safe-Driving Rodeo Competition, which was overseen by driver training vendor Smith Systems, began in April with 180 DHL Express drivers. Nine finalists competed in a freeway and street driving competition in Dallas on [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|Drivers, Insurance, Management & Ops|0 Comments

Developing A Comprehensive Fleet Safety Program | PCS Consultants, Inc.

Your employees spend much of their time on the road, dealing with all types of weather and road conditions. Encouraging safe driving habits will not only keep your drivers safe but can help lower insurance premiums as well. Fleet Management is a function that allows companies which rely on transportation in business to remove or [...]

By | October 19th, 2016|Campaign, Insurance, Technology|0 Comments

8 Key Elements of Driver Safety – Article – Automotive Fleet

A person who drives as part of his or her job is three times more likely to be killed in the workplace than a person who works in a manufacturing environment. When it comes to driver safety, there are no mystical solutions. There is a common element among fleets that have successful driver safety initiatives. [...]