Managing and Reducing Accidents in 2019

(Originally Published by Worktruckonline.com) Overall across all truck classes, some fleets are seeing an increase in accidents. “For the clients we serve, we saw an increase in accidents for many truck fleets. Some fleets had very moderate increases, while a few had...

When to Restrict Personal Use of Fleet Vehicles

(Originally Published by Businessfleet.com) As unbelievable as it may seem, many fleets, large or small, do not have a policy regarding personal use of company-owned vehicles. Failing to have policies and procedures “give the employee the feeling of having free rein...

How to Recover From Hydroplaning

(Originally Published by Automotive-Fleet.com) An estimated one out of four roadway deaths and 445,000 injuries each year are the result of crashes in some type of inclement weather. Of those fatalities and injuries related to weather, 46% occurred during rainfall,...

Test Drive: Trading Mirrors for Video Monitors

(Originally Published by Truckinginfo.com) In short, mirrors, despite their shortcomings, have been with us since the beginning. Asking drivers to switch from the tried and true (if slightly imperfect) to a new technology with an image on a monitor recorded by a...

Animal-Strike Collisions Highest in November

(Originally Published on Automotive-Fleet.com) Animal-strike-related insurance claims are more than twice as frequent as the yearly average in November, according to an analysis of claims from 2006 to 2018 conducted by the Highway Loss Data Institute. That means...