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26 07, 2017

3 Practices for Avoiding Fleet Truck Accidents

By |2020-12-22T01:16:52+00:00July 26th, 2017|Driving Tips, Fleet Management|Comments Off on 3 Practices for Avoiding Fleet Truck Accidents

Fleet accidents can get expensive rather quickly. Whether you are driving 20 miles to the next city or 2,000 across states in fleet truck rentals, be sure all drivers are knowledgeable in avoiding fleet accidents. Your main goal is to keep driver’s safe, so follow these tips to prevent fleet accidents from happening. Safety Always [...]

20 07, 2017

What to Look Out for During the 100 Deadliest Days

By |2017-09-07T17:11:29+00:00July 20th, 2017|Driving Tips|Comments Off on What to Look Out for During the 100 Deadliest Days

The 100 deadliest days refers to the days between Memorial Day and Labor Day when the average number of fatal teen driver crashes increases by 15 percent as compared to the rest of the year. When using rental trucks this summer, it is important to know what to look out for during this dangerous time [...]

14 07, 2017

How Government Fleet Managers Can Win by Renting

By |2020-12-22T01:16:52+00:00July 14th, 2017|Fleet Management|Comments Off on How Government Fleet Managers Can Win by Renting

Many times, fleet rentals are only associated with private sectors. Let’s start by looking at the difference between private and public fleet management. Private sectors are organizations that are not owned by the government while public sectors are owned and run by the government. Public sectors often shy away from using fleet rental companies as [...]

7 07, 2017

Fleet Managers: How to Overcome Most Common Pain Points

By |2020-12-22T01:16:52+00:00July 7th, 2017|Fleet Management|Comments Off on Fleet Managers: How to Overcome Most Common Pain Points

Fleet managers, listen up! Are you stressed over cost effective safety solutions for your fleet? How about reducing the overall costs of your fleet? Does having a pool of shared vehicles keep you up at night? Or how about working through the arduous vehicle procurement process? These are just some of the many pain points [...]

29 06, 2017

Advantages of Renting

By |2020-12-22T01:17:01+00:00June 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Advantages of Renting

Whether you’re in the construction industry or the engineering industry, the ultimate goal of any business is to make the right financial moves. By right financial move, we mean making the right decisions that will earn a company revenue and determining the best areas to cut costs. In this tough decision-making process, one of the [...]

27 06, 2017

Backup Cameras Can Keep You Safe and Sound

By |2020-12-22T01:17:01+00:00June 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Backup Cameras Can Keep You Safe and Sound

Your boss sprung on rental trucks for the entire team, and you hope to prove that you can be responsible. Unfortunately for you, this is your first time behind the wheel of a large pickup. Safety and practicality are often large concerns when deciding whether or not to rent a truck or a third party [...]

26 06, 2017

When You Should Replace Your Windshield

By |2020-12-22T01:17:01+00:00June 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When You Should Replace Your Windshield

Whether your windshield is scuffed up from gravel or you’ve taken a hard rock hit, you may be debating repair versus replacement. This is an all-too-common insurance claim for construction company vehicles. Here are some tips you can follow to ensure both safety and cost-efficiency. Size and Placement Consider both the size and placement of [...]

26 06, 2017

Train Crossings

By |2017-06-08T17:34:25+00:00June 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Train Crossings

At Flex Fleet,  we understand the importance of deadlines in our everyday work, but not before the safety of our customers. Safety comes first on any job site. Whether it is a daily truck rental or weekly truck rental, safety is always our top priority.

25 06, 2017

When Renting, Why Does the Weight of Your Truck Matter?

By |2017-06-22T18:51:31+00:00June 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When Renting, Why Does the Weight of Your Truck Matter?

Whatever you are pulling or moving, make sure you have the right truck for the job. The greater the weight of the load you intend on moving, the bigger the truck you need. Be sure to know the weight of the load when you decide to rent a work truck. The following are all types [...]