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3 07, 2019

Top Driving Apps for Every Driver

By | July 3rd, 2019|Driving Tips|Comments Off on Top Driving Apps for Every Driver

Many people don’t know how to drive a manual transmission vehicle, nor are they comfortable changing a tire, but there is more to know about a car than those things. While those are necessary skills drivers should know , there is more to it. The age of technology has introduced us to innovations which allow [...]

21 02, 2019

Pickup Truck Rental Towing Considerations

By | February 21st, 2019|Driving Tips|Comments Off on Pickup Truck Rental Towing Considerations

Construction jobs require you to carry important equipment and material. Sometimes, the material exceeds the capacity of the truck itself. You have to tow more equipment and acquiring another pickup truck to share the load can add too much to your company’s expenses. Flex Fleet understands the predicament faced by construction companies and that is [...]

3 10, 2018

A Clean Truck is a Must

By | October 3rd, 2018|Driving Tips, Fleet Management|Comments Off on A Clean Truck is a Must

Some fleets believe that cleaning their trucks is an expense they can do without. While we agree that it is an added expense, keeping your truck clean has more benefits compared to cost. The importance of having a clean truck cannot be emphasized enough. In fact, the matter is so important that there is an entire Recommended [...]

19 09, 2018

Steps to Follow After a Fleet Collision

By | September 19th, 2018|Driving Tips, Fleet Management|Comments Off on Steps to Follow After a Fleet Collision

In spite of efforts to be safe, accidents still happen on the road. Many accidents involve fleet vehicles.  After a fleet collision, some commercial drivers are not sure what steps to take. The number of commercial fleet accidents has increased by 20 percent since last year.  In fact, the numbers are even higher for commercial [...]

7 09, 2018

Commercial Fleet Accidents on the Rise

By | September 7th, 2018|Driving Tips, Fleet Management|Comments Off on Commercial Fleet Accidents on the Rise

When it comes to the job of fleet managers, one of the most challenging aspects of the work they do is the matter of safety. The safety of the company drivers and that of the company vehicles is a constant source of concern for fleet managers mainly because of a lack of compliance to safety [...]

27 06, 2018

When Is a CDL Required?

By | June 27th, 2018|Driving Tips|Comments Off on When Is a CDL Required?

What Is A CDL? The Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) Safety Act of ’86 was passed so that the problem of inadequately qualified vehicle operators could be dealt with. Unqualified drivers had been found to be the major cause of many fatal accidents on the road because they weren’t fully equipped to drive the vehicles they [...]

23 05, 2018

Must Dos to Avoid Fleet Accidents During the 100 Deadliest Days of Driving

By | May 23rd, 2018|Driving Tips|Comments Off on Must Dos to Avoid Fleet Accidents During the 100 Deadliest Days of Driving

When people talk about the 100 deadliest days of driving, they are referring to the time period between Memorial Day and Labor Day. It is the time of the year which has statistically shown more deaths caused by accidents on the road in comparison to the rest of the calendar year. The number of fatal [...]

21 03, 2018

Tips To Correct High Risk Fleet Drivers

By | March 21st, 2018|Driving Tips, Fleet Management|Comments Off on Tips To Correct High Risk Fleet Drivers

Most of us believe we are good, safe drivers. Unfortunately, that is not the case. Many fleet drivers text while driving, speed, drive aggressively, etc. This is not only the case with everyday personal vehicles, but also fleet vehicles. Fleet drivers are making important deliveries and working on projects that are on tight deadlines. However, [...]

13 03, 2018

Must Dos to Improve Ergonomics for Fleet Drivers

By | March 13th, 2018|Driving Tips, Fleet Management|Comments Off on Must Dos to Improve Ergonomics for Fleet Drivers

Fleet drivers are some of the most skilled drivers on the roads, however, being on the road all the time does have its downsides.  According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, fleet drivers are more likely to exceed the average commute time. As we are aware, being in a cramped place for an extended period [...]

13 02, 2018

How Overloading Your Fleet Trucks Can Hurt

By | February 13th, 2018|Driving Tips, Fleet Management|Comments Off on How Overloading Your Fleet Trucks Can Hurt

When you’re in the fleet industry you want the job done efficiently and as quickly as possible. You don’t want to make multiple trips to and from the work site and waste unnecessary time. It may seem like a good idea to throw everything in your fleet trucks to get everything there at once. However, [...]