Every driver is unique. That’s especially true for fleets with a diverse group of people behind the wheel. With safety as their top priority, fleet operators should seek out new vehicles that are designed to optimize protection for all of their drivers, regardless of gender, size, or technical ability.
November 18, 2021
If you put employees behind the wheel, their most important job is to be defensive drivers who prevent accidents. This makes a more efficient operation with lower costs. However, it’s impossible for employees to prevent accidents if they’re distracted behind the wheel.
October 15, 2021
All stakeholders — from senior management to local supervisors — should be engaged in fleet safety. To ensure success, senior leadership must support the initiative and communicate that support to everyone within the organization.
September 27, 2021
National Transportation Safety Board’s Rob Molloy responds to the alarming increase in roadway crashes and the board’s “most wanted” recommendations to prevent them.
September 24, 2021
The risky behaviors driving the alarming rate of crashes during the coronavirus pandemic — along with the addictive behaviors surrounding phone use — are ringing alarm bells for fleets. Where do we go from here?
September 17, 2021
Looking toward the future of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), how will this tech benefit autonomous vehicles?
September 9, 2021
The more mobile devices become a part of our daily lives, the harder it is for us to pull our eyes of the screen when they should be on the road.
August 5, 2021
Obtaining phone records hinges on whether the phones are company owned and your state’s subpoena and consent laws. However, there are workarounds and best practices to help.
July 11, 2021
Realizing the benefits of accident reduction will only occur with regular reinforcement of safety best practices. Here are tips to communicate your safety message, from daily emails and monthly meetings to meaningful special events.
May 13, 2021
Best practices in fleet safety facilitates fuel mitigation strategies, contributes to achieving corporate sustainability goals, helps to reduce workers’ comp claims, and lowers accident repair costs by reducing preventable accidents.
May 4, 2021
Fleet safety is a dynamic segment of fleet management and based on conversations with fleet managers in a variety of industries, following is part one in a three part series that details 15 trends currently impacting most commercial fleets.
March 23, 2021
This legal roadmap for transportation businesses examines employers’ obligations regarding vaccinations and employees’ right to refuse them. Related issues such as potential liability, contract worker status, ADA disabilities, and privacy are also explored.
March 22, 2021
Driving while using one’s phone runs rampant and shows no signs of abating as the fleet sector looks to evolving deterrents and solutions.
March 2, 2021