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Penske Truck Leasing Forms Onboard Tech Consulting Group

The group was created as a value-added service to help Penske’s customers address the proliferation of technology choices and questions fleet operators have about selecting, evaluating, implementing, and using onboard systems.

Photo of Ford F-250 courtesy of Ford.

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Ford Recalls F-250 for Unintended Movement

The safety compliance recall covers more than 48,000 2017-model year pickup trucks in the U.S.

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Safety Tip: Staying Focused on the Road

The National Safety Council has designated April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Here are some tips from AAA to help drivers avoid distraction and stay focused on the road.

Videos

Why a Driver Phone Ban Is Crucial

Employers that lack an enforced ban on driver cell phone use are putting themselves at great financial risk, according to the National Safety Council. Video courtesy of the National Safety Council. For distracted driving prevention tips, click here.

Products

ELD Solution Spotlight: Sprint ELD Solutions

For electronic logging device (ELD) solutions, Sprint offers a choice industry leading providers that help companies and drivers stay compliant.

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Apex Capital Partners With KeepTruckin to Offer ELD Solution

Freight factoring provider Apex Capital has partnered with KeepTruckin to help its customers comply with the upcoming ELD mandate.

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Write Policies to Avoid Distracted Driving, Omnitracs Says

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness month, so Omnitracs came up with suggestions for fleet managers to help drivers stay focused on driving:

Graphic courtesy of GHSA.

News

2016 Pedestrian Deaths Projected to Shatter Records

Preliminary estimates released by the Governors Highway Safety Association indicate an 11% surge in pedestrian road fatalities last year compared to 2015.

Photo of Ford F-450 courtesy of Ford.

News

Ford Recalls F-450, F-550 Trucks for Driveshaft

The recall affects 548 2017-model year F-450 and F-550 trucks in North America.

Photo courtesy of MiX Telematics and Archrock.

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Mixed Truck Fleet Focuses on Safety

Archrock, a U.S. provider of natural gas contract compression services, has selected MiX Telematics’ MiX Fleet Manager to improve safety, efficiency, and compliance in its mixed truck fleet.

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