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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, [...]

13 11, 2017

Fleet Safety During the Winter

By | November 13th, 2017|Driving Tips, Fleet Management|Comments Off on Fleet Safety During the Winter

Even though this time of the year is considered the “Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” it is not necessarily the case for drivers. Icy roads and snow storms are well along their way this season and most of us need reminders on how to be safe on the road when those conditions occur. Fleet [...]

6 11, 2017

Surprisingly Common Fleet Accidents

By | November 6th, 2017|Driving Tips, Fleet Management|Comments Off on Surprisingly Common Fleet Accidents

Accidents are exactly that - an accident. They come unexpected and are not welcomed when they do happen. The case is no different with your pickup truck rental. Considering that transportation-related accidents were up 41% in work related deaths, it’s understandable why we want your pickup truck rental experience to be beneficial for you as [...]

16 10, 2017

Top 8 Ways to Reduce Fleet Fuel Spend

By | October 16th, 2017|Driving Tips, Fleet Management|Comments Off on Top 8 Ways to Reduce Fleet Fuel Spend

Although fuel prices are currently dropping, the overall fuel cost for a fleet is often at the forefront of concerns for fleet management. Why? According to Ron Katz of Chevin Fleet Solutions, “[Fuel spend] accounts for around a third of a fleet’s operating costs and… is a major consideration for many operations.” Luckily, there are [...]

3 10, 2017

How to Stop the Sway in Your Trailer

By | October 3rd, 2017|Driving Tips|Comments Off on How to Stop the Sway in Your Trailer

Towing a trailer is scary. It’s full of potential dangers at every corner. The driver has to be ultra-aware at all times and ready for a worst case scenario. When you are towing a trailer behind your vehicle, a large gust of wind or a large semi-truck are all of the sudden your worst enemies. [...]