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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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CEI Enhances DriverCare Risk Manager

TREVOSE, PA – The CEI Group, Inc. (CEI) has introduced enhancements to DriverCare Risk Manager, its web-based fleet risk and safety service, that streamline client motor vehicle report (MVR) ordering.

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Automakers Focusing on Safety in Pickups

DETROIT – When the redesigned Ford F-150 and Dodge Ram hit dealerships this fall, some important safety features will also be standard, including electronic stability systems.

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Rostra Precision Controls Offers ParkPilot Kit for Trucks

LAURINBURG, N.C. – Rostra Precision Controls, Inc. has introduced a ParkPilot Ultrasonic Smart Parking System designed specifically for trucks that did not come factory equipped with obstacle sensing.

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Fleet Managers and Drivers Urged to Adapt Safe Reversing

WEST YORKSHIRE, UK - The need for fleet managers and drivers to become more aware of the dangers has been emphasised by a new research report from Interactive Driving Systems, which targets reversing safety.

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Sound Off!! Work Truck Wants to Hear from You!

TORRANCE, CAWork Truck wants your opinions and thoughts. What questions do you have about replacement truck tires? What programs do you use to promote truck idle reduction? What do you do to maximize the truck resale in your fleet?

Kenworth's Chilcothe Facility

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Kenworth Manufacturing Facilities Earn Certification

KIRKLAND, WA – Kenworth Truck Company’s manufacturing facilities in Chillicothe, Ohio, and Renton, Wash., have earned the prestigious ISO 14001:2004 certification for effective environmental management systems established to help build Class 8 trucks in an environmentally sustainable manner.

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Sound Off!! Work Truck Wants to Hear from You!

TORRANCE, CAWork Truck wants your opinions and thoughts. What questions do you have about replacement truck tires? What programs do you use to promote truck idle reduction? What do you do to maximize the truck resale in your fleet?

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Stagecoach Receives TCA Fleet Safety Award

EL PASO, TEXAS – Stagecoach Cartage & Distribution, L.P. was recently named one of the best of the best by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA), receiving third place in the 2007 National Fleet Safety Award Competition, Phase 1, Division III, 15-24.99 million miles category.

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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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