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

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

Outgoing FMCSA boss: Trucking safety, commerce go together | Darling | Regulations content from Fleet Owner

Trucking needs to do a better job of promoting itself, outgoing Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Scott Darling said Thursday in a last-day conference call with trade media. “I’ve got a different image of truck and bus drivers [since coming to FMCSA], a different respect. They’re truly professionals," Darling said. "I want the industry to [...]

By | January 27th, 2017|Insurance, Manage Campaigns, Regulation, Retail, Technology|0 Comments

Identifying Safety Metrics to Create a Safer Fleet – Article – Automotive Fleet

A fleet safety strategy consists of a number of key metrics that can help reduce fleet accidents. Writing a safety policy, attaining senior-level endorsement, and handling policy violations with consistency are some steps fleet managers can take to help ensure a safer driving culture. Fleet safety can often get as much lip service as it [...]

By | January 18th, 2017|Manage Campaigns, Retail, Technology|0 Comments

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

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

How to Create an In-House Fleet Safety Program – Article – Automotive Fleet

There are certain responsibilities that make up a fleet manager’s mission: choosing the right vehicles for the job, equipping them properly, building and enforcing a formal fleet policy, and ensuring a fleet’s vehicles are properly maintained and dependable. But, none of these is more important than safety — providing an environment where safe driving is [...]

By | November 5th, 2016|Drivers, Manage Campaigns, Retail, Technology|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