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30 01, 2019

Solve Vehicle Abuse and Stop Fleet Damage

By | January 30th, 2019|Fleet Management|Comments Off on Solve Vehicle Abuse and Stop Fleet Damage

One of the biggest problems in the fleet industry is that many drivers look at their company vehicles as something they are entitled to use. Relatively few drivers treat their vehicles as a tool that helps them perform the job that they are hired for. This sense of entitlement has caused fleet drivers to become [...]

24 01, 2019

$1.5 Billion in Federal Grants for Road Construction Projects

By | January 24th, 2019|Industries|Comments Off on $1.5 Billion in Federal Grants for Road Construction Projects

The United States Department of Transportation has ramped up its efforts for the revitalization of the road infrastructure throughout the country. Due to a large increase of appropriations in 2018, it has decided to award a total of $1.5 billion in grants in order to fund various projects in every state. This includes road construction [...]

17 01, 2019

The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Earns Top Fleet Truck Award Yet Again

By | January 17th, 2019|Fleet Industry News, Fleet Vehicle Types|Comments Off on The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Earns Top Fleet Truck Award Yet Again

Automotive Fleet’s Fleet Truck of the Year award went yet again to the Chevrolet Silverado 1500. This effectively means that the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has won the light duty pickup truck award for a total of three times so far. The director of commercial products at GM Fleet said winning this award for a [...]

9 01, 2019

The Road to Compliance Using ELDs

By | January 9th, 2019|Fleet Industry News|Comments Off on The Road to Compliance Using ELDs

The rules and regulations regarding electronic logging devices (ELDs) have been years in the making. The impact of ELDs on compliance has been instantaneous. It is basically an electronic method of data collection that provides checks and balances in the fleet industry. Previously, the duty status and hours of service records were logged through paperwork. [...]

3 01, 2019

Selecting the Perfect Retread Truck Tires

By | January 3rd, 2019|Fleet Management|Comments Off on Selecting the Perfect Retread Truck Tires

When refurbished tire bodies are bonded with new tread rubber, the process is called retreading. A process invented back in the 1900s, this is one of the most effective ways to make and sell high quality tires at a lower price point. The process has improved significantly over the past few years and retread tires [...]