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Safety

One thing fleet managers can count on: ever-changing regulations that relate to the work truck fleet industry. These changes are not only numerous but can be confusing and result in violations and fines when not followed. Tips on staying up-to-date and navigating changes are shared.

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Maintenance, Safety, and Compliance Aided by Telematics

In fleet management, when it comes to these three important aspects that often require paperwork and tracking multiple moving parts, fleet managers can turn to telematics software to make those tasks a little less stressful.

Fleet Policy Is a Crucial Component of a Successful Cost-Control Strategy

The overwhelming majority of drivers want to do what’s right for the company; however, just because your company implements a written fleet policy doesn’t mean drivers are following it. A common problem is the fleet manager communicates policy to the drivers’ managers, but the word doesn’t get down to the individual drivers. How do you increase driver compliance with fleet policy? Here are 10 suggestions.

Visual Brake Stroke Indicator

The Visi-Chek from TSE Brakes is a visual brake stroke indicator designed to show if a vehicle brake stroke is in compliance.

Mobile App for Hazardous Spills

Spill Center's SCCOM app for mobile devices offers users a direct link to technical, environmental and legal specialists for advice and assistance after pollution events at fixed facilities and in transportation.

Is Your Executive Fleet a Headache? Count Your Blessings

There’s no other way to say it, except bluntly: Managing an executive fleet is a headache. I am not going to say otherwise. But, if it is one of your job responsibilities, consider yourself luckier than others. Managing an executive fleet puts you in front of senior management and gives you an opportunity to showcase your value to the company. Here's how you can leverage this to your maximum benefit.

IRS to Focus on Auditing Fleets for Personal-Use Reporting & Compliance

Last August, the IRS announced areas it will prioritize for audits in 2014, one of which is fringe benefits, especially the personal use of company vehicles. Managing personal-use compliance is a headache. It is also expensive, with internal costs ranging from $35 to $75 per year per vehicle. Here's what you need to do to be prepared should your friendly IRS agent come knocking on your front door.

Telematics Case Study: Reporting Mileage

Borets-Weatherford needed a more accurate way to report to the State of Texas the total miles driven and gallons purchased in order to maintain its International Fuel Tax Agreement license.

Telematics Case Study: DOT Compliance

Golden Flake Snack Foods wanted to develop a cost-effective way to ensure that the drivers of its 32 transport trucks followed strict new Department of Transportation performance and safety regulations.

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