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N.M. County Fleet Employee Arrested for Embezzlement

The Santa Fe County (N.M.) Sheriff’s Office has arrested the Santa Fe County Public Works Department fleet service manager after he confessed to stealing tires from the county and selling the stolen merchandise.

Finding More Miles in Today's Fuels

Even with falling gasoline prices, fleets need to monitor and measure fuel use by drivers. Many of the techniques to increase mileage and, consequently, productivity are tried and true, but there are still new ideas to explore.

City of Marion Debates Lease vs. Own for New Bucket Truck

The Marion City Council ended up approving a lease-lease agreement with Altec Capital for a new truck that would cost the City $86,157 over a five-year period. At the end of five years, the City has the option to purchase the vehicle for its fair market value cost or enter a new lease for a new truck.

Suffolk County Public Works Installs Vehicle Tracking Systems

Under the terms of a five-year agreement, Vehicle Tracking Solutions (VTS) will provide onboard GPS devices for Suffolk County DPW vehicles along with access to a Web-based system that will enable the County to monitor real-time locations of its entire fleet.

Nassau County to Purchase 40 CNG Dump Trucks

MINEOLA, NY - Nassau County has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy for the purchase of forty environmentally-friendly compressed natural gas (CNG) dump trucks for the Department of Public Works.