An audit of the way the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration handled the recall of vehicles equipped with faulty, and in some cases deadly, Takata air-bag inflators cites the agency for delayed action and poor oversight, which may have left dangerous vehicles operating on U.S. highways longer than necessary.
Attending the annual event were 134 fleet professionals, including representatives from corporate fleets, fleet management companies, fleet dealers, and daily rental companies.
A new survey of North American fleet executives has found that three in 10 fleets haven't get bought mandatory electronic logging devices, with many relying on grandfathered automatic onboard recording devices to track driver logs.
More than 800 commercial, government, and daily rental fleet customers attended the General Motors Fleet 2019 Solutions Summit — an annual fleet preview that took place in May in Nashville, Tennessee.
The national average price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline increased 1 cent to $2.88 for the week ending July 16 and has climbed 3 cents since the Fourth of July holiday, according to AAA.
Off-lease fleet vehicles sold in the wholesale market at auction fell 1% in value in June from the prior month but increased 7% from a year ago, according to Tom Kontos, KAR Auction Services' chief economist.
Ford Motor Co. has agreed to pay $299.1 million to settle consumer economic-loss claims linked to faulty air bags manufactured by Takata Corp. The settlement covers diverse forms of economic damages linked to Takata air-bag inflators.
The national president of Mothers Against Drunk Driving has acknowledged that drugged driving is a growing problem but said alcohol-impaired driving remains the number one cause of roadway fatalities nationwide in recent testimony before a U.S. House subcommittee.
Albuquerque, New Mexico, recorded the highest rate of vehicle thefts in the U.S. in 2017 as vehicle thefts increased 4.1% across the nation, reports the National Insurance Crime Bureau. Each year, the bureau analyzes thefts reported to law enforcement and releases a top 10 list with its "Hot Spots" report.
TravelCenters of America has opened the TA commercial Tire Network Retread Center in Bowling Green, Ohio.
Maintaining a safe driving space around the vehicle is largely something that drivers can control. While many of us have been taught to focus on space — keeping several car lengths between one's vehicle and the car ahead — a better formula concerns time.
As the final piece of the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is set to take effect, small fleets are assessing ways to switch from a manual recording of temperature inside refrigerated units to an automated process.