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Can Fleets Subscribe to a Vehicle?

For fleets, technology is enabling a more efficient way to use vehicles, increase utilization, and more precisely match the type of vehicle to usage.

Photo of Ford F-150 courtesy of Ford.

News

Ford Recalls 1.3M Trucks for Door Latches

The recall affects more than 1.3 million 2015-2017 trucks in North America, including 1.1 million in the U.S.

Products

EZ-ELD Electronic Logging Device

The Stoneridge EZ-ELD is an electronic logging device solution that has been added to FMCSA self-certified list and verified to meet all federally mandated requirements by a third-party industry expert.

Deborah Lockridge

Articles

Commentary: A Whirlwind of Last-Minute ELD Preparations

The ELD mandate requiring electronic logging devices to track driver hours goes into effect Dec. 18. Yet a surprising number of fleets have not yet adopted them.

News

Safety Tip: Avoiding Crashes in Parking Lots

AAA offers advice on how to stay safe and avoid collisions in parking lots.

Products

Snow Driver Windshield Wiper

Bosch introduces Snow Driver, a new windshield wiper providing advanced winter dependability

Videos

Parking Lot Etiquette and Safety

Here are tips on how to promote safety and follow etiquette in parking lots. Video courtesy of Car Pro. For more parking advice, click here.

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News

Smithfield Foods Reduces Accidents with SmartDrive

SmartDrive Systems announced that Smithfield Foods, Inc. has deployed the SmartDrive video-based safety program across its entire fleet of nearly 600 Armour and Eckrich branded refrigerated box trucks following a competitive review and pilot program.

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News

NTEA Produces New Training Course

NTEA has produced Truck Equipment 101, a training program covering all aspects of work trucks and the industry — from chassis and powertrains to bodies and cab styles.

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News

Coca-Cola Adds Lytx DriveCam Video Safety System

Coca-Cola Consolidated implemented the program at three company locations, involving 200 drivers and 115 vehicle assets.

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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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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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