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July 2014, Business Fleet - Cover Story

Using Telematics Systems to Increase Productivity

<p>Gary McCollum of ServiceOne used his company's system to recover a stolen van in less than 25 minutes.</p>

By Chris Brown

Five diverse fleets weigh in on how they use GPS tracking, vehicle diagnostics, electronic communication and vehicle and driver data to automate tasks and improve performance.

Tags: Telematics, Fleet Productivity, Fleet Management, GPS, vehicle diagnostics, Driver Safety

September 2013, Business Fleet - Feature

What To Do (And Not To Do) After a Highway Breakdown

By Volvo Cars North America

Depending on the setting, there are different ways to handle the aftermath of a vehicle breakdown.

Tags: Driver Safety, National Safety Council, highway, vehicle breakdown

March 2013, Business Fleet - Cover Story

Best Practices in Driver Hiring

<p>In addition to MVR and background checks, Sure-Fire Inc., a heating and air conditioning contractor, subjects all drivers to approval from its insurance carrier.</p>

By Joanne Tucker

When putting employees behind the wheel of your company assets, it’s important to know that you’re handing the keys to a safe driver.

Tags: Driver Safety, New Hire, Driver Training, Commercial Driver's License, Hiring, commercial motor vehicles, DOT Compliance, hiring policy

September 2012, Business Fleet - Feature

10 Steps to Building a Safe Fleet

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By Chris Wolski

Ask any fleet about safety and it will undoubtedly top the priority list. Here are 10 steps to creating a safety culture.

Tags: Accident Management, Fleet Safety, Safety Policies, Driver Safety, accident prevention, driver screening, Driver Training, Driver Behavior

September 2007, Business Fleet - Feature

Confessions of a Road Warrior

By Chris Brown

The day-to-day challenges of fleet driving often clash with what the safety videos say. Is there a way to get business done and be safe at the same time?

Tags: Driver Safety, Distracted Driving, Vehicle Safety

July 2007, Business Fleet - Feature

The Boomer Driving Dilemma

By Chris Brown

Retirement-age baby boomers are staying in the workforce in droves. Are you prepared to keep them in your fleet?

Tags: Driver Safety

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Chris Wolski
2014 Mazda3 Compact Sedan

By Chris Wolski
Driving the 2014 Mazda3 was a pleasure. Clean acceleration, deft handling, and a comfortable interior, filled with plenty of storage added up to a commuting experience I looked forward to each day.

2014 Ram Power Wagon

By Chris Brown
Trying to find a place to test the Ram Power Wagon’s true capabilities is no easy task — unless you happen upon another truck in distress.

2015 Ford Transit Van

By Stephane Babcock

2014 Nissan NV200 Taxi

By Stephane Babcock

Market Trends

Mike Antich
To Green Your Fleet, You Need a Plan

By Mike Antich
Without establishing a plan and the policies to implement it, there will be no uniform focus to meet sustainability goals or a consistent framework to maintain compliance with these goals in terms of asset acquisition, fuel consumption, and vehicle operations and maintenance.

Implementing a Single Strategy to Improve Driver Safety and Lower Fuel Spend

By Mike Antich
Driver safety and the reduction of fuel consumption are not mutually exclusive goals. There are many similarities between fuel-efficient driving techniques and safe driving techniques. In fact, there’s a direct correlation between safe driving and fuel efficiency. It’s been proven: the safer the driver, the higher the miles per gallon.

My Remembrances of Ed Bobit

By Mike Antich

Increased Fleet Efficiency Makes Reimbursement a More Expensive Option

By Mike Antich

Auto Focus

Chris Brown
Are Renters Exhibiting a Creeping Sense of Entitlement?

By Chris Brown
Some say this attitude is more prevalent in the millennial generation. Trend or not, your focus should be on dealing with it effectively.

What Keeps Small Fleets up at Night?

By Chris Brown
Our survey of small commercial fleets reveals their top pain points, but also shows that just a little more focus on fleet could drive big improvements.

Chrysler First Looks and First Drives

By Chris Brown

Used Rental Cars: Perception Versus Reality

By Chris Brown

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Business Fleet - July/August 2013

In This Issue:
Here are some of the Highlights:

  • Clean Cities: A Small Fleet’s Green Fleet Guide
  • Enter the New Van Generation
  • How C-SPAN Manages a Cross-Country Fleet
    And much more…