The initial step involves identifying the most suitable lease type for your business, considering that there are diverse options each with unique advantages, challenges, and choices.
Picture a typical day for your hardworking technicians, where every minute counts, and efficiency is crucial. In such scenarios, the right upfit for your work trucks and vans can be a game-changer, not only saving time but also contributing significantly to your bottom line.
Topics: Vehicle Upfits
Searching for a fleet management solution can be overwhelming. With the many options available, choosing the best system for your company may be challenging.
Topics: Fleet Management
Following Distance for Trucks & Fleets - Safety Tips
Follow distance is one of the most important things that a commercial driver must learn to maintain. Follow distance determines the amount of time it takes to stop if the car ahead of you were to slow down suddenly. Follow distance determines the amount of time a driver has to react to suddenly changing conditions on the road.
Careful observation is essential for safe driving. Everyone in their first driving class learns to check their mirrors to maintain awareness of the cars around them. Professional drivers learn more advanced mirror usage during their CDL training. However, all too often, accidents and near-misses that could have been prevented occur because drivers forget to check their mirrors while prioritizing other driving tasks.
According to the National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety (NIOHS), work-related crashes cost U.S. employers $39 billion in 2019 alone. This stresses the importance of adequate coverage for commercial fleets to help offset these workplace accident expenses.
Finding and retaining exceptional talent is a perennial challenge for organizations. As Forbes rightly puts it, "Great companies are a result of great people."
In 2021, there were over 500,000 accidents involving large trucks. Among them, only 1 out of 5 accidents involved injuries, and less than 1 out of 100 accidents resulted in fatalities.
An accelerometer is a sensor that measures acceleration forces, both static (like gravity) and dynamic (caused by movement or vibration). When installed in fleet cars, it can detect the tilt or orientation of the vehicle based on these acceleration measurements.