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January 2, 2018

IBM Watson Will Revolutionize Health Care: Can It Be Integrated into Fleet Processes?

At a fundamental level, the fleet management industry is an aggregator of data upon which it executes actions designed to optimize vehicle asset lifecycle – from acquisition to disposal – and to fine-tune operational efficiencies to maximize employee productivity. A cognitive computing platform, such as IBM Watson, would thrive in this type of data-rich environment.

June 26, 2017

Legal Marijuana Tied to Crash Increase

Three states that have legalized recreational cannabis see a 3% overall increase in collision claim frequencies, according to the Highway Loss Data Institute.

August 15, 2016

How to Avoid Cargo Handling Injuries

Improper ergonomic behavior when handling vehicle equipment and cargo can result in musculoskeletal injuries. Here are some examples of the best and worst ways to work ergonomically. Read the full story here. Photos courtesy of DECKED.

August 15, 2016

American Drivers Fail to Secure Their Loads

A new AAA study discovers that during a recent four-year period, 200,000 crashes involving road debris occurred and led to 500 fatalities.

December 16, 2015

Save the Date: 2016 Fleet Safety Conference

When planning ahead for 2016, make sure to circle July 18-20. That’s when the 2016 edition of the not-to-be-missed Fleet Safety Conference will be held at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel in Schaumburg, Ill.

December 7, 2015

Future-Proofing Your Fleet

Fleet management is a complex job; it requires a little forward thinking, a little anticipation, and maybe a crystal ball to help you see the future.

August 3, 2015

Vehicle Abuse: An Overlooked Remarketing Cost

The resale value of a used vehicle is determined by three factors: the unit’s age, total mileage, and overall condition. A used company vehicle in poor condition, because of driver abuse or neglect, will result in lost resale value or incur unnecessary reconditioning expense at auction. Here's what you can do to minimize vehicle abuse.

July 8, 2015

Fleet’s Scope of Responsibilities Grows Increasingly Fuzzy

At one time, the scope of the fleet department’s responsibilities was crystal clear. However, over time these demarcation lines have shifted and departmental boundaries separating them have become fuzzy. Now, collaboration with sourcing, legal, HR, finance, sales, service, and environmental, health & safety (EHS) is needed, often requiring approvals or buy-in from individual departments. There is only one strategy fleet managers can adopt in this new world of fleet management and here it is.

June 1, 2015

Ergonomics and Enhanced Operator Safety Emphasized During Upfitting

Ergonomics and operator safety is a growing concern by HR and risk management departments, since there has been an uptick of workers’ compensation claims by fleet drivers. As a result of strong trends in the upfit market, there is an increased focus on designing upfits to enhance operator safety.

May 25, 2015

Fleet Safety Conference: Minimizing Risk and Liability

The second day of the Safety Fleet Conference will be full of sessions and panel discussions on risk management and liability.

August 21, 2014

GEICO Lowers Commercial Rates in Va.

GEICO's commercial division is lowering rates for commercial customers in Virginia for contractors, retailers, caterers, professional service providers, and other businesses with vehicle fleets.

August 11, 2014

Safety National Introduces Distracted Driving Course

Using online simulation, the course provides targeted training that addresses distracted driving awareness and safe driving techniques for fleet drivers.

December 26, 2013

Video: NHTSA, ACTS Extend Alcohol Detection Research Project

The goal is to create an easy-to-use, noninvasive system that can accurately and reliably detect when a driver is above the legal alcohol limit of 0.08 BAC. Trials have already demonstrated this technology's value for vehicle fleets.

December 10, 2013

Save the Date for the 2014 Fleet Safety Conference

Fleet, risk, safety, sales, human resources and EMS professionals will gather at the only conference designed specifically for improving fleet safety -- the third annual Fleet Safety Conference in Schaumburg, Ill. July 22-23, 2014.

July 30, 2013

How Fleet can Minimize Interdepartmental Friction

Fleet managers have to deal with other department managers who may not be team players or who have egos the size of a Class 8 truck. As a result, there are the inevitable fleet-related interdepartmental conflicts, typically driven by the challenge of balancing HR/driver requirements versus finance/accounting department requirements, which are often at odds with one another. Some criticize this involvement of “non-fleet” managers, rather than seeking ways to partner with them.

April 3, 2013

White Paper Explains Employer Liability in Distracted Driving Cases

A new white paper from Aegis Mobility details what ways employers are liable for the conduct of their employees, specifically when employees are involved in collisions caused by use of a mobile device.

October 22, 2012

GreenRoad’s New Smartphone Edition Manages Driver Performance with Real-time Feedback

The GreenRoad Smartphone Edition uses technology within the smartphone to eliminate the need for an in-vehicle telematics device. The mobile app also includes a distracted driving prevention feature that can be configured to automatically disable physical use of the smartphone while the vehicle is moving.

August 15, 2012

CEI’s New DriverCare Risk Manager Home Page Helps Raise Driver Safety Record Awareness

DriverCare Risk Manager has proven to help fleets reduce their accident rates by 20-30%, according to CEI.

July 5, 2011

Does Automatic Payment of Camera Tickets Violate a Driver’s Due Process Rights?

Does automatic payment of a photo-enforcement ticket implicitly presume guilt and deny a driver due process? Some fleet drivers have been cited for running a red light and had the fine paid, all without ever knowing about it or given the due process opportunity to contest the citation. In addition to possible due process concerns, an employee may have a claim for wrongful termination if your failure to provide notice of the infraction ultimately cost the employee his or her license.

August 26, 2010

GE Capital Study Reveals Smaller Fleets Neglect Driver Training, ‘Duty of Care’

The U.K.-based study found that smaller fleet operators do not recognize the importance of risk management and duty of care issues compared to their larger counterparts.


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