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Maximizing Truck Security

When a truck’s contents are unsecured, it can be a major fleet risk — but upfitting and following a few common sense rules can ensure they stay safe and sound.

Preventing Vehicle Theft

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shares five common-sense steps that drivers can take to guard against vehicle theft. For the full safety tip, click here.

Can Fleet Vehicles be Hacked?

A new study shows automotive software is as vulnerable to malicious hackers as the average PC. Most people don't realize a typical fleet vehicle contains 70-100 megabytes of binary code in 50-70 onboard microprocessors, and the amount of internal software code promises to grow in the future. The research paper demonstrated how a sophisticated hacker could wreak havoc on a vehicle by manipulating the in-vehicle computer network.

Are Your Surplused Vehicles Safe from Theft?

In addition to common-sense security measures, fleet managers must consider vehicle value, crime risk, and the cost and type of anti-theft systems in thwarting would-be thieves.

20 Ways to Increase Cargo Security

Not all vehicles or fleet policies are equal when providing cargo security. Minimizing temptation for would-be thieves is the key to eliminating vehicle content theft problems.