Safety & Environment

Winter is Coming: Are your Drivers Ready?

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Leasing, Safety & Environment
October 10, 2017

Do your drivers know what to do with their trucks when cold weather strikes? Will they be prepared when bad weather hits while they’re on the road? In the United States, extreme weather is associated with 7,000 fatalities, 800,000 injuries and m...

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Should Fleets Fear Regulation?

Dedicated Transportation, Engine Technology, Fleet Management, Leasing, Safety & Environment, Sustainability
August 8, 2017

Two urgent causes, environmental sustainability and highway safety, are driving the U.S. government to regulate trucking and transport at a seemingly unprecedented pace.“We’re in a period marked by close scrutiny of the transport of goods and of ...

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World Safety Day: Reduce Risk and Cost With Your Fleet Safety Strategy

Dedicated Transportation, Safety & Environment, Transportation Management
April 28, 2017

With World Safety Day on April 28, companies that move products by trucks are closely examining their fleet safety strategy. Safety is taking a more prevalent place in the transportation industry than ever before, and for good reason. Technology is p...

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Important Winter Weather Considerations for Fleet Operators with Newer Technology

Fleet Management, Safety & Environment
February 21, 2017

Fleet operators with newer engine technology (2007-2010) for their vehicles should take note of several key factors when operating their fleets during the cold winter weather season. First, a new feature of 2010 engine technology is the presen...

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Have Questions About the ELD Mandate? Here are your Answers

Fleet Management, Safety & Environment, Transportation Management
February 2, 2017

When the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued its final rule in December, 2015 requiring the use of electronic logging devices (ELDs) to record hours of service (HOS) for commercial drivers, the agency did more than just demand ...

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Don’t Leave Your Fleet out in the Cold

Fuel Services, Maintenance, Safety & Environment
January 24, 2017

The New Year has arrived, and so too has the bitter chill of winter. According to weather forecasters, in the coming weeks, below-average temperatures are predicted to spread across the majority of the U.S., with the northern Plains and Rockies expec...

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Beat Winter Driver Fatigue With These 10 Tips

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Safety & Environment
January 5, 2017

Driver fatigue is a serious safety issue, particularly in the winter. Driver fatigue isn’t just about falling asleep – it’s about tiredness, weariness, or exhaustion. Fatigue slows reflexes and affects a driver’s ability to concentrate and re...

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Autonomous Trucks Will Be in Service Faster Than Many Predict

Engine Technology, Fleet Management, Safety & Environment
December 27, 2016

There is much debate over how close we are to seeing fully autonomous fleets of commercial vehicles traveling along America’s highways. With a host of technological and regulatory hurdles still to overcome, many prognosticators believe it will be a...

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Top 5 Tips to Keep Your Driver Safe This Winter

Fleet Management, Safety & Environment
December 9, 2016

Do your drivers know what to do with their trucks when cold weather strikes? Will they be prepared when bad weather hits while they’re on the road? In the United States, extreme weather is associated with 7,000 fatalities, 800,000 injuries and m...

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Winter Warning: Don’t Risk Your Fleet to Any Fuel

Fleet Management, Fuel Services, Maintenance, Safety & Environment
November 8, 2016

As the temperatures around the country drop, having the wrong fuel in your trucks can put your fleet and drivers at risk. But being prepared for harsh Winter temperatures doesn’t just begin with the fuel you put in your tanks. Proper maintenance of...

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