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Fleet Maintenance in 2021 and Beyond

Fleet Maintenance in 2021 and Beyond

Discover what the current fleet maintenance landscape looks like in 2021, how to avoid long maintenance intervals, as well as avoiding unscheduled maintenance costs in this State of the Fleet Industry Spotlight interview.

August 3, 2021

Multiple Parts Shortages Increasing Fleet Downtime

Multiple Parts Shortages Increasing Fleet Downtime

This episode of State of the Fleet Industry covers the cause and effects of the parts shortages, reasons for increased parts costs, as well as when parts inventories will normalize again.

August 2, 2021

Performing a Vehicle Inspection

Performing a Vehicle Inspection

While annual inspections require a mechanic, here are some simple inspection tasks that every driver should know how to perform.

June 22, 2018

7 Steps to Check Oil

7 Steps to Check Oil

A vehicle's engine is at risk for failure when the oil is low or dirty. This video demonstrates how to check the oil. Video courtesy of Allstate. For more maintenance advice, click here.

August 14, 2017

How to Maintain Your Tires

How to Maintain Your Tires

John Nielsen of AAA offers advice on tire maintenance. Video courtesy of AAA. For more tire safety tips, provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, click here.

May 26, 2017

How to Check Coolant

How to Check Coolant

This video explains how to make sure your vehicle's coolant can withstand the winter temperatures it may encounter. Video courtesy of Advance Auto Parts. For the full safety tip about cooling system maintenance, click here.

January 9, 2017

Summer Driving Advice

Summer Driving Advice

This video from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration offers tips on summertime driving. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

June 6, 2016

The Importance of Checking Tire Pressure Regularly
Potholes Wreak Havoc for Drivers Across America

Potholes Wreak Havoc for Drivers Across America

Spring is almost here -- and that means the arrival of pothole season. Here is a CBS News report on the high toll that potholes bring each year across the nation. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

March 9, 2015

TireWise: Life of a Tire

TireWise: Life of a Tire

This video, produced by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, explains what steps drivers can take to ensure their tires are properly maintained. Regular tire maintenance is essential for both vehicle safety and fuel efficiency.

January 26, 2015

Understanding Wheel Misalignment

Understanding Wheel Misalignment

This video, produced by Hunter Engineering Co. in the U.K., explains the causes and impact of wheel misalignment. For the full safety tip, click here.

January 13, 2015

How to Replace Wiper Blades

How to Replace Wiper Blades

Vehicle wiper blades can take a beating, dealing with rain, snow, dust, mud, leaves, disgusting bug guts, etc. To ensure they stay effective in keeping the windshield clean, you should replace wiper blades two or three times a year -- at least that's what most automakers recommend. Here's a step-by-step explanation of how to change wiper blades, provided by Fairleigh Dickinson University's School of Automotive Enterprise Studies. For the full safety tip, click here.

November 6, 2014

How Car Brakes Work

How Car Brakes Work

This video, produced by ACDelco, offers a simple explanation of how disc brakes work. For the fleet safety tip on recognizing signs of brake trouble, click here. 

October 19, 2014

Pre-Trip Preparation

Pre-Trip Preparation

Liberty Mutual offers a few simple steps you can take before heading out on your next road trip. Attention to detail on such matters as seat positioning, mirror positioning and steering wheel grip can greatly enhance both your safety and comfort.

June 20, 2014

Protect Your Car From Hot Weather
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