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Technology's Essential Role in Fleet Safety's Future

As accident rates in the U.S. continue to climb, technology must evolve to ensure the safety of the drivers on the road. Both in-vehicle and fleet technology is continuing to find ways to do just that.

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How to Keep Fleet Accident Rates Low

Accident rates in the U.S. have been growing in recent years. Fleets now have to use best practices to tackle the increasingly difficult task of keeping their drivers safe while the roads they’re driving on become more dangerous.

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CEI's New CEO on Leadership Change

CEI sees the fleet industry entering a transformative era fueled by OEMs, fleet management companies, and suppliers focusing on technology-driven innovation to drive better results for customers.

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Telematics Helps Reduce Collisions and Claims

Fleet managers are using telematics to provide driver-specific training, minimize the frequency and severity of collisions and claims, and improve their overall safety scores.

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In-Vehicle Entertainment Proliferates for Fleet Drivers

Commercial fleets, including those in the pharmaceutical industry, use an array of tools and perks, such as in-vehicle infotainment that can keep drivers entertained from Point A to Point B, to increase driver retention, as long as the drivers avoid distraction.


Can Fleets Subscribe to a Vehicle?

For fleets, technology is enabling a more efficient way to use vehicles, increase utilization, and more precisely match the type of vehicle to usage.

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Terminix Makes Safety a Core Value

Safety is a core value at Terminix, and the pest control company demonstrated its importance by awarding one of its safest drivers a Ford F-150.

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Ways to Prevent Vehicle Theft and Break-Ins

Fleet managers should factor in how often vehicle or cargo thefts occur in their operations before investing in additional security equipment for their vehicles.



Driving Dynamics Making Strides for Fleet Safety

The fleet safety and risk management company recently changed ownership and made a new acquisition in the pursuit of creating sweeping services.

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Ways to Improve Driver Ergonomics for Fleets

The way drivers sit in their vehicles and assessing upfits for fleet utilization can help fleets determine ways to improve the physical well-being of its drivers.


Research and Best Practices

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What Will Your Next Crash Really Cost?

After reading our first white paper, “Enlist the Aid of ‘Road warriors’ to Help Predict Your Next Crash,” you know at-fault crashes are predictable. In this White Paper, Number Two of our series, you will learn that, since at-fault crashes are predictable, they are also preventable through the use of new technology.

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.


Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

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Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

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