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Check out eight trends that can help you find new ways to enhance your fleet accident management...

Why Accident Management Matters: 8 Trends Every Fleet Manager Should Know

Discover why having an accident management strategy matters for every fleet, and learn about the latest trends, including truck maintenance, safety culture, and driver training.

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Distracted driving, in 2021, was responsible for 3,522 deaths according to the National Highway...

Understanding the Elements of Distracted Driving

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month so now is the time to discuss maintaining focus on the road with employees who get behind the wheel as part of their jobs. Cellphone use has become the most common distraction, but fleet managers should be aware of the other forms of distraction as well.

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The most notable update on the 2024 Xos SV Step Van is the addition of ABS with hill hold, which...

New Step Van from Xos Keeps Fleet Drivers in Mind

Fleet operators can also customize the Stepvan, including the option to choose from lift-gate-ready kits and multiple tire options.

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A team of four students from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s engineering program...

Fontaine Modification Working to Develop Future Engineers

Fontaine Modification is working closely with the engineering program at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and students are developing equipment to remove seats from Freightliner MD114SD and M2 trucks as they are converted for use as car carriers.

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What topped Work Truck news as of April 6, 2024? Check it out!

This Week in Work Truck News: Reliability, Recalls, and EVs

Count down the top 10 news and articles of the week as of April 6, covering everything from pickup reliability, bridge collapse impact, diesel updates, and more!

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Prophecta said its algorithm incentivizes truck driver safety and can lead to fuel cost savings.

Prophecta Introduces AI Tool to Track, Incentivize Driver Behavior

Prophecta said its AI algorithm uses causality-aware modeling, real-time simulation, and forecasting to help drivers maximize potential fuel cost savings and emissions reductions while increasing truck driver safety.

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The REM-26 is a steer tire for airport ground operations vehicles and the REM-4 is the...

Double Coin Launches New Tires for Airport Ground Support Operations

Double Coin and CMA have new tires, the REM-26 and REM-4, that are focused on providing maximum endurance for airport ground support equipment operations.

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Kriete Truck Centers’ video is a tribute to the people and workers of its home state of Wisconsin.

Kriete Truck Centers’ Video Pays Tribute to Wisconsin Truckers

Wisconsin-based Kriete Truck Centers unveiled a 2-minute video tribute to “farmers, truckers, builders, and doers” in its home state.

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Don Hentorne passed away in late March 2024. He transitioned day-to-day management to the...

In Memoriam: Don Henthorn of BendPak

Under Henthorn's leadership, BendPak grew from a small machine shop to one of the world’s leading manufacturers of car lifts and automotive service equipment.

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Doug Phillips is now leading Rand McNally after being appointed as chief executive officer.

Doug Phillips Now Leading Rand McNally as CEO

Former Syringa Networks leader Doug Phillips is now the CEO of Rand McNally and brings vast transportation and tech experience to the iconic company.

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