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BOLT Locks are now available for Ram ProMaster vans.<br />Photo courtesy of BOLT Lock

Products

BOLT Locks for Ram ProMaster Vans

BOLT Lock has extended its product line to include locks for 2018 Ram ProMaster Vans.

Photo of Heidi King, deputy administrator of NHTSA, courtesy of that agency.

News

Interim NHTSA Chief Nominated to Lead Agency

President Donald Trump has nominated Heidi King to lead the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration more than a year after taking office. King has been serving as the interim head of the nation's top road safety agency.

Photo of 2018 Expedition large SUV courtesy of Ford.

News

Ford Recalls Four Vehicles for Transmission Part

Ford Motor Company is recalling approximately 161 2017-18 Ford F-150 and 2018 Ford Expedition, 2018 Lincoln Navigator and 2018 Ford Mustang vehicles in North America with 10R80 transmissions because the roll pin that attaches the park pawl rod guide cup to the transmission case may be missing.

Photo of 2018 F-150 pickup courtesy of Ford.

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Ford Recalls F-Series Trucks, Expedition for Shifter Cable

Ford is recalling an estimated 350,000 2018 F-150 and 2018 Expedition vehicles with 10-speed automatic transmissions as well as 2018 F-650 and F-750 vehicles with six-speed automatic transmissions because a clip that locks the gear shift cable may not be fully seated.

The foundation includes event-triggered onboard cameras from SmartDrive that face inside the truck cab, and outwards to the road, along with an ongoing driver safety coaching program. (Photo courtesy of Penske)

News

Penske Logistics Adds Video-Based Safety Program

Penske Logistics is introducing the next generation of truck fleet safety technology through a video-based safety program in more than 2,800 of its heavy-duty trucks across the company’s North America operations.

Products

LED Emergency Lights

Maxxima's ultra-thin Class 2 emergency/warning LED Lights are designed for commercial vehicle and industrial applications.

Holman Insurance incorporates real-time data into its service offerings, which it believes portrays a more accurate image of a fleet&amp;rsquo;s current risk. (Photo courtesy of Holman Insurance)

Articles

How Holman Is Redefining Insurance for Fleets

Holman Insurance’s new program combines its in-house risk expertise with technology and fleet management experience to enhance the company’s role of advising and consulting fleets in the area of insurance.

Schilli fleet managers recognize the critical role driver coaching plays in reducing risk and preventing collisions. Since adopting the SmartDrive program the fleet has already seen a reduction in collisions. Photo: Schilli Corp.

News

Schilli Corp. Adopts Video-Based Fleet Safety Program

Schilli has deployed the SmartDrive program across its entire fleet of more than 300 vehicles across all five of its operating companies.

Photo of Les Schwab Tire Center in Thornton, Col., via Les Schwab.

News

Les Schwab Recalls Retread Truck Tires

Les Schwab is recalling 41,336 steel-belted radial retread truck tires because the vulcanizing compound used during the process may not have been completely cured, which can lead to incomplete adhesion of the tread to the tire casing.

Image courtesy of National Safety Council

News

NADA Backs National Safety Council's Recall Campaign

The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) announced its support of the National Safety Council "Check To Protect" recall campaign at its annual show in Las Vegas.

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Distracted Driving Whitepaper – Understanding Your Fleet’s Risk and Liability

This 14 page whitepaper examines the deadly practice of driving while using a mobile device and the impact such behavior can have on a fleet’s liability. It also addresses innovative solutions that are being developed in response to the growing problem.


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Fuel Management

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

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