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October 20, 2017

Ryder Adds DriveCam to 4,400 Trucks

Ryder System, Inc. announced its partnership with Lytx and the implementation of DriveCam into 4,400 Ryder vehicles supporting its Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) and Dedicated Transportation Solutions (DTS) business divisions.

October 16, 2017

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.

September 8, 2017

Top 5 Questions on DOT Crashes

CMV crashes capture the nation’s attention and perpetuate the stereotype that commercial trucks cause or are involved in more fatal accidents than others. To mitigate risk and shatter this misconception, your team should be familiar with what is required of them and how a crash affects the motor carrier.

July 25, 2017

GM to Launch Collision Certification Program

Set to debut in early 2018, the program will establish a comprehensive set of standards for collision repair of GM vehicles.

May 4, 2017

Exceptions Are the Fatal Flaw to Fleet Policy

Any time you make an exception to fleet policy in resolving a driver-related problem, you may potentially create a new problem that will come back to haunt you in the future.

March 29, 2017

ARI Offers Accident Data Feed

ARI has added the Accident Dashboard to its insights portal that allows fleet managers to see the cost of accidents, as well as identifying trends and patterns.

February 17, 2017

Fleet Response Purchased by Founder's Son

Scott Mawaka has acquired Cleveland-based Fleet Response from his father and other investors so the company can remain a privately-held family-run business.

November 28, 2016

Training Courses Improve Trucking Fleet's Safety

Cross border refrigerated and dry freight carrier, Zavcor, is reducing accident frequency, violation and management costs, and improving fuel efficiency with online training and compliance tools

August 18, 2016

CEI Adds Driver Self-Reporting Feature

CEI has enhanced its DriverCare fleet driver safety and risk management application to make it easier for fleets to administer a driver violation self-reporting requirement.

August 16, 2016

Accident Reporting App

The Accident Plan app is a mobile accident reporting tool that guides drivers through the accident reporting process while keeping administrators up to date in real time.

July 11, 2016

Advancing Safety in Medium-Duty Truck Fleets

With accident rates relatively flat in medium-duty truck fleets, but repair costs rising slightly, fleet managers are continuing to look for ways to ultimately eliminate crashes and related liabilities and expenses.

January 11, 2016

Managing an Accident's Impact on Your Truck Fleet

A single fatality accident can cost a fleet as much as $7.2 million. There are concrete steps fleet managers can take to prevent crashes, minimize the costs of those that do occur, and recover some funds. The key is following best practices.

December 15, 2015

Mobile Digital Recorder

Brigade’s MDR-404-500 and MDR-408-1000 mobile digital recorders provide the ability to record up to 1,164 hours of footage from eight cameras at one time.

December 14, 2015

NHTSA’s New 5-Star Crash-Test Criteria Will Increase Safety and Acquisition Costs

On Dec. 8, 2015, the U.S. Department of Transportation proposed upgrading the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) 5-Star Safety Rating system for new vehicles by adding new standards for accident-avoidance technology, which will make it much tougher for OEMs to achieve a 5-Star Rating. Without a doubt these safety technologies are beneficial, but they cost money and will also exert upward pressure on new-vehicle acquisition costs. What are the full fleet implications?

October 28, 2015

Using Predictive Analytics to Improve Fleet Decisions

With the powerful data from telematics, fleets are using predictive models to make future fleet decisions, whether it’s about an individual driver or maintenance or even vehicle procurement.

October 16, 2015

CEI Talks Managing and Preventing Accidents at ATA Conference

The CEI Group will at the ATA's Management Conference and Exhibition showing ways that it helps vocational fleets prevent and manage accidents.

August 25, 2015

Michigan DOT Testing 'Smart' Roads

A 20-mile stretch of Michigan's interstate 96 and I-696 has been equipped with cameras and monitors to test the Department of Transportation's (MDOT) connected-corridor initiative, reported the Detroit News.

February 17, 2015

The Most Important Function of Fleet Management is Saving Lives

The hard reality is that many senior managers do not consistently view fleet safety as a top priority. I know many will disagree with me and say fleet safety is, indeed, a top concern, but when you talk with suppliers of fleet safety programs and related services, they point out that the “talk” often does not translate into action.

February 13, 2015

OSHA’s New Fall and Arc-flash Protection Rule Starts April 1

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has modified its standards for electric power generation, transmission, and distribution work, including rules regarding fall-protection.

September 2, 2014

Cost-Reduction Single-Mindedness Creates Corporate Blind Spots

When corporate revenues soften, it is management's fiduciary responsibility to demand expense reductions and limit capital expenditures. Unfortunately, many fleet-related cost-reduction decisions are made for the short-term, with very little consideration on the long-term impact on the total cost of ownership (TCO). Many times senior management is more interested in the fiscal, rather than economic, consequences of their fleet-related decisions.

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