1-5 MPH Over: How Much Can it Really Cost?

If you think driving less than 5 MPH over the posted limit doesn't matter, then you might be missing the bigger picture. Any time a driver gives an officer a reason to initiate a stop, that driver is now vulnerable to other violations that the officer may not have known about if he hadn’t pulled [...]

Create Driver Incentives to Match Key Performance Indicators – KPIs

While the debate between paying a driver by the mile or by the hour has merits on both sides, we’ve found that in either case, incentives are extremely important to keeping a driver productive and safe. You’re probably familiar with the letters KPI -  Key Performance Indicators. These are the stats and data such as [...]

Week 7 on US 25E: Switching gears to focus on Divers…

We have covered a lot of ground in the 90 mile stretch from Corbyn, KY to Newport, TN - everything your Operations, Safety and Driver Teams might encounter and how to set your teams up for safety and success. Now we are switching to Driver Training.  A stretch like this on US 25E teaches us nothing [...]

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 tight corners. We covered the dangers involved with uncontrolled divided highways. We looked at the complications brought on by a route that has more than 20 speed limit transitions [...]

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

By | February 9th, 2017|Drivers, Manage Campaigns, Retail, Technology|0 Comments

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 garner the best results in his or her operation. But the fact that fleet managers simply cannot predict what will happen to their drivers while they are on the [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|Drivers, Insurance, Technology|0 Comments

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 the field. That requires accountability – and technology can help. Most people will admit to being distracted on their phone at least one time in their life. If we [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|Drivers, Technology|0 Comments

Worried About Driver Retention & Recruiting? The Best Drivers Work for Safe Fleets

There has been a lot of talk recently about how providing your team with easy-to-use, dependable safety technology has become a major factor in recruiting and retaining top drivers. I think it's time to explore this a bit more. Currently, there are an estimated 1.2 million trucking companies in the U.S. alone. More importantly, analysis by the [...]

US 25E: How To Negotiate Dangerous Roads And Avoid Accidents

Our 10 Week Series Continues Traveling from Corbin, KY to Newport, TN Before being replaced by the Cumberland Gap Tunnel and hiking trails, the 3.2 mile stretch of US 25E that crossed the Kentucky/Tennessee border was referred to as “Massacre Mountain.” This unforgiving section of the route was responsible for an average of five accident [...]

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 with the best intentions, a safety program can fail to live up to its noble intentions. While the following list isn’t comprehensive, it does highlight some of the biggest [...]

By | January 17th, 2017|Drivers, Manage Campaigns, Retail, Technology|0 Comments