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Preventing Accidents Through Technology

Preventing Accidents Through Technology

Is technology helping fleets stay safe on the road, or is it simply adding more distractions? From telematics to cameras, tech is a big part of many fleets' accident management solutions.

November 11, 2021

Digging into Truck Accident Management

Digging into Truck Accident Management

While accident rates typically vary by fleet type, size, and overall make-up, reduced vehicles on the road and increased driver distraction impact all fleets.

October 5, 2021

The Negative Consequences to Driver Reimbursement

The Negative Consequences to Driver Reimbursement

A recurring question is whether it makes business sense to provide company vehicles to employees or to reimburse them for the use of their personal vehicles. Here are 30 reasons why reimbursement may not be the best choice.

September 27, 2021

Should You Check Mobile Phone Records After a Light-Duty Vehicle Accident?
Fleet Safety Technology that ISN'T Telematics
DOT GVWR Thresholds: Got Compliance?

DOT GVWR Thresholds: Got Compliance?

How does weight rating versus actual weight work, and when can an enforcement officer operate off actual vehicle weight? Stay compliant with these questions answered.

November 26, 2020

Battling Distracted Driving

Battling Distracted Driving

Accident management is challenging, and with the growing adoption of smartphones and in-vehicle technology, one way to make a big difference is by changing driver behavior.

December 10, 2019

11 Things to Know to Stay Out of Trouble with Final ELD Deadline

11 Things to Know to Stay Out of Trouble with Final ELD Deadline

As of Dec. 17, most motor carriers are required by federal law to use electronic logging devices, or ELDs, to track truck driver hours of service. Whether you’ve waited until the last minute to flip the switch or you’re already running ELDs, here are some things you need to keep in mind to avoid citations, bad CSA scores, or unsatisfactory safety ratings.

December 9, 2019

Managing and Reducing Accidents in 2019

Managing and Reducing Accidents in 2019

One place fleet managers are looking for help in reducing incident rates: advanced technology. But safety policies should not be ignored.

December 3, 2019

Increasing Safety Through Telematics
5 Service Fleet Challenges Telematics Can Fix

5 Service Fleet Challenges Telematics Can Fix

Service fleets have unique fleet safety and efficiency challenges that can be addressed by telematics – yet few service fleets have implemented this technology. But service fleets, such as lawn services and HVAC companies, can see major benefits from a telematics solution.

April 4, 2019

10 Ways to Minimize Distracted Driving

10 Ways to Minimize Distracted Driving

Known as ‘the new drunk driving,’ distracted driving claims thousands of lives each year. Here’s how work truck fleets deal with distracted driving temptations.

December 11, 2018

Top Questions About the ELD Mandate

Top Questions About the ELD Mandate

The basics of the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate will help you determine if further research and compliance are needed.

March 8, 2017

All About the ELD Mandate

All About the ELD Mandate

From the basics regarding compliance to details regarding costs and benefits, everything the vocational truck fleet manager needs to know about the upcoming deadline for the ELD mandate is shared.

March 8, 2017

Air Brakes or Hydraulic Brakes?

Air Brakes or Hydraulic Brakes?

Choosing the right brakes for a medium-duty truck can make spec’ing complex; however, there are clear-cut reasons to use both, depending on payload and work environment.

March 1, 2012

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