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Products

IntelliSkin for the HP Elite x3

RAM Mounts announced the upcoming availability of IntelliSkin for the HP Elite x3 mobile device.

Shellback Smartphone Safe image courtesy of Shellback Business Services.

Products

Shellback Smartphone Safe

Shellback Business Services announced a new Smartphone Safe and Live Undistracted Monitoring App for commercial fleet managers that works with a special type of cell phone case called a Shellback Smartphone Safe.

News

FMCSA Suspends Rollout of Online DOT Registration System

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has suspended the rollout of its new online Unified Registration System until technical issues are resolved.

News

FMCSA Begins Annual Drug Testing Survey

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has started notifying selected truck and bus companies that they will be required to submit drug and alcohol testing program results within 60 days.

Penske has ordered more than 2,000 commercial semi-trucks from Freightliner, Volvo, and Navistar with the new spec. (Photo courtesy of Penske)

News

Penske Adds Standard Tech, Safety System to Rental Fleet

Penske Truck Rental is making collision avoidance systems and air disc brakes its standard spec on commercial tractors within its rental fleet.

Videos

How to Jump-Start a Battery

Batteries tend to die at the most inopportune times, right? Here's a quick review of how to safely jump-start your battery to get back on the road. Video courtesy of Advance Auto Parts. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

News

Safety Tip: Jump-Starting the Right Way

AAA provides advice on how to safely jump-start a dead vehicle battery.

News

OOIDA Denied Rehearing on ELD Mandate Lawsuit

The Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association has been denied a rehearing of a court decision in its lawsuit against the federal electronic logging device mandate, OODIA announced on Jan. 12.

Whether walking or driving, traction aids such as Traction Magic can help prevent slips, falls, or accidents. (Image courtesy of Traction Magic)

Articles

Tips to Prevent Slips

With snowy weather overtaking much of the U.S. right now, ensure fleet drivers stay safe and slip free both while driving and when getting to and from their vehicles.

News

Safety Tip: Cooling System Maintenance

When coolant freezes, it expands and poses a danger to your vehicle's engine block. Here's advice from NHTSA on how to protect your cooling system and avoid vehicle breakdowns in frigid temperatures.

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