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2009 Regulatory Changes Affect Work Trucks

New federal safety standards covering tire pressure monitoring systems, door locks, occupant protection and crash test requirements, and emissions regulations will impact truck body and equipment upfits.

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Reducing Risk with Driver Assessment Programs

Fleet drivers pose potential financial, safety, and liability risks. Managing those risks begins before an employee driver is hired and involves all stakeholders in the development of a driver assessment program.

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What You Need to Know About Load Securement

A review of federal regulations will help develop cargo/load securement policies to ensure cargo carried in company vehicles is transported safely, efficiently, and free from damage.

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Texting While Driving: A Major No-No!

Texting while driving, one of the latest forms of driver distraction, poses significant accident risks and has gained the attention of lawmakers developing anti-texting laws.

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Have Traffic Violations Disqualified Your CDL Driver(s)?

A CDL holder may be disqualified, if convicted of certain violations, while operating any vehicle. It is important to remember that violations that occur in a driver’s personal vehicle could also result in the loss of a CDL.

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Accident Management Costs Trend Upward

On average, 20 percent of fleet vehicles are involved in accidents each year. Although this percentage has remained steady from 2005-2007, the cost of repairing these vehicles is rising.

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How to Ace a DOT Safety Review

Federal regulators are pushing stricter enforcement of complex vehicle safety regulations. Staying up-to-date with the mandates help commercial fleets avoid heavy fines or shut-downs for noncompliance.

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GeoFencing Adds to Your Truck Security Arsenal

It’s 2 p.m. Do you know where your trucks are, and, more importantly, what they are doing there? New technology can help you find out. But there can be employee relations downsides.

With the push of the OnStar button, drivers can obtain turn-by-turn directions, summon roadside assistance, or initiate a vehicle diagnostics check.

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Onstar Enhances Fleet Driver Safety & Productivity

Available on 27 GM truck, van, and SUV models, OnStar helps keep fleet drivers on the road and heading in the right direction. In the event of an accident, help is summoned automatically or is just one button-press away.

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Striking the Balance: MVR Checks and Privacy Laws

State and federal laws restrict how companies obtain, use, store, share, and discard confidential information contained in employee driving records. Noncompliance with these laws can result in lawsuits and penalties.

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What Will Your Next Crash Really Cost?

After reading our first white paper, “Enlist the Aid of ‘Road warriors’ to Help Predict Your Next Crash,” you know at-fault crashes are predictable. In this White Paper, Number Two of our series, you will learn that, since at-fault crashes are predictable, they are also preventable through the use of new technology.


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Fleet Faq Fuel Management

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

Merchants Experts will answer your questions and challenges

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