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Tire Pressure Monitoring Made Simple

Tire Pressure Monitoring Made Simple

Jackie Glassman, former chief counsel/acting administrator of NHTSA, explains the safety role of a vehicle’s tire pressure monitoring system and why drivers need to respond quickly to a system warning. Schrader International, a manufacturer of automotive sensing and valve solutions, produced the video.

News

Russia Forms Winter Road Maintenance Association

The Moscow-based Russian Association of Winter Road Maintenance is tasked to bring under one roof all sides concerned with snow and ice-related problems to research and develop the best practices in efficient and sustainable ways to combat snow and ice accumulation.

Article

Fleet Car Maintenance Costs Decrease 4 Percent

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Overall, passenger car maintenance costs per unit, per month decreased 4 percent in 2013 with the average cost per mile decreasing 2 percent from 2012. These costs include unscheduled repair services, preventive maintenance (PM), tires, and replacement rentals.

Fleet Incentives

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

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Tire Safety Myths and Tips

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Whether it's the middle of a historic winter blizzard or a scorching, sticky summer day, properly maintained tires keep vehicles on the road and running safely. In addition to the high number of tips out there to help keep the rubber on the road, there are also some myths that can get drivers in a heap of trouble if they are blindly followed.

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Checking Headlamp Alignment

Checking Headlamp Alignment

This video from Ford demonstrates how a simple test can help identify whether your headlamps are on target or off-kilter. For more information, click here.

Article

Strategies to Increase Driver Productivity

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Fleet managers are tasked with constantly watching their fleet's bottom line, while also ensuring vehicles are operating efficiently and available to accomplish the mission of any particular fleet.

News

Kenworth Names 2014 Parts Council

Kenworth Truck Company has named its 2014 Kenworth Parts Council members. The council consists of leading parts managers from Kenworth dealerships in the United States and Canada.

Fleet FAQ

Executive Vice President of eDriving

Ed Dubens

Executive Vice President of eDriving

https://www.edriving.com/fleet/products-and-services/
Chief Operating Officer

Jack Firriolo

Chief Operating Officer

http://www.merchantsfleetmanagement.com/
Vice President of Product Management, Verizon Connect

Erin Cave from Verizon Connect

Vice President of Product Management, Verizon Connect

http://www.fleetmatics.com/
Senior Vice President and General Manager

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX

Senior Vice President and General Manager

https://www.wexinc.com

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Preventive Maintenance Then & Now: What's Different?

Illustration by Armie Bautista.

There are many building blocks in the edifice of successful fleet management. From vehicle selection to assignment, and from replacement cycles to policy, everything has its place. One of the basic foundations of any fleet operation is the preventive maintenance schedule.

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Protecting Against Potholes

Protecting Against Potholes

Potholes create safety hazards and can result in major vehicle damage. Here is some advice from the Weather Channel on how drivers can protect themselves and their vehicle from potholes. To watch a video report about current pothole troubles in New York, click here.

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Mitsubishi Motors Builds Service Infrastructure in Myanmar

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, Mitsubishi Corporation, Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd, and First Myanmar Investment Co., Ltd have been working together on building a service structure for inspection, maintenance, and repair of MMC brand vehicles in Myanmar.