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Rolling Strong Partnership Offers Healthcare Options for Truck Drivers

Rolling Strong has announced a partnership with insurance solutions provider Enrollment First to offer insurance benefits options to owner-operators and fleets with independent contractors.

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SmartDrive Highlights Key Trends in Transportation

SmartDrive Systems concluded the second of two customer conferences that focused on shared learning and collaborations, discussing safety improvements stemmng from best practices.

How Fleets Can Avoid Staged Accidents

Blog: Vocational trucks are susceptible to being targeted for staged accidents, which involves maneuvering an unsuspecting employee driver into an intentional crash in order to make a false insurance claim or to file a lawsuit against the driver’s employer.

BlackBerry Partners With Insurance Company to Integrate Asset Tracking Data

BlackBerry has partnered with DMC Insurance to develop insurance solutions that use vehicle data to help trucking companies improve operations, increase safety, and manage the cost of risk.

How Holman Is Redefining Insurance for Fleets

Holman Insurance’s new program combines its in-house risk expertise with technology and fleet management experience to enhance the company’s role of advising and consulting fleets in the area of insurance.

How ELDs Could Cut the High Cost of 'Crash Harm'

A pilot study by Oregon State University illustrates the high economic cost of having too few safe places for commercial truck drivers to park and rest — but an indirect solution may be on the horizon. Analysis by Business Contributing Editor Evan Lockridge.

Insurance and Energy Industries are Embracing the Use of Drones

When I first read articles about the use of drones in fleet operations, I used to roll my eyes. But, no longer. After talking with many fleet managers, I now believe that drones in commercial applications will have a major impact in a variety of industries. At most companies, drone operations will fall outside the domain of fleet, at least initially. As FAA restrictions are eased, drones will proliferate into mainstream business practices, with the insurance and energy industries in the vanguard

Autonomous Vehicle Hurdles to Consider

Self-driving vehicles are the next frontier in automobile innovation and companies such as Google, Ford, GM, Tesla, and other OEMs are testing and perfecting their version.

How Will Autonomous Vehicles Disrupt Fleet Management?

Publicly held corporations include risk factors in their annual reports that forecast potential market forces that may impact their business. Recently, three insurance companies and an auto-parts supplier cited the emergence of autonomous vehicles as potentially disruptive to their future business.

Telematics ROI Beyond Fuel Savings

When fleets make a full commitment to telematics they often find countless other ways to leverage the data beyond fuel.