• Safety First: The Data You Need to Support a Safety Program

    Posted 20 February 2017 by Stacey Papp

    Safety: It’s what’s for dinner (and breakfast, and lunch) if you own, operate or manage a fleet of vehicles. There’s simply no way to run a successful business without ensuring that drivers and techs are following safety protocols – so you need a safety program. A safety pro...

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  • Driver Coaching 101: Tips & Tricks

    Posted 16 February 2017 by Stacey Papp

    Do you know what a “life coach” is? They are sort of a therapist, mentor, consultant or counselor all rolled into one, and their job is to help someone grow personally, professionally, and/or emotionally. Of course, not everyone needs a dedicated life coach – most of us just need ...

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  • How to Vet Safe, Efficient Drivers

    Posted 09 February 2017 by Stacey Papp

    Ever since “American Idol” premiered in 2002, television talent shows like “America’s Got Talent,” “Dancing with the Stars” and “The X Factor” have remained consistently popular with viewers – and it’s not just because the contestants...

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  • Show Old Man Winter Who’s Boss with GPS Vehicle Tracking

    Posted 06 January 2017 by Stacey Papp

    People who live in colder climates are just about at the point where they’ve turned from thinking the winter snow is pretty/romantic/seasonal/magical to thinking it’s hellish/endless/miserable/punishment for misdeeds in a past life.  But it could always be worse, right? If you&rsqu...

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  • Riding the Storms Out (Literally): 10 Tips for Winter Driving

    Posted 07 December 2016 by Stacey Papp

    Winter isn’t coming. Winter is here. Right now we’re in the spirit-of-the-season, warm-and-fuzzy, drink-hot-chocolate-in-PJs-with-the-kids phase of winter, but those cute snowmen you made in December start to look like malevolently grinning evil spirits come mid-January, and any addition...

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  • (Don’t) Crash into Me: How Fleet Managers Can Identify & Hire Safe Drivers

    Posted by Stacey Papp

    If you’ve ever watched a nature show like “Planet Earth” or “Blue Planet,” then you learned that animals have a lot of weird, wonderful ways of identifying each other.  Ants wiggle their antennae at other ants, dogs smell other canines from a mile away, horses can...

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    Safety in the Age of the “Connected Truck”

    Posted by Stacey Papp

    The middle of the century was a great time to be alive – for starters, both television and McDonald’s were invented – but it was especially great if you were a science-fiction writer. The years between 1938 and the early 1950s are thought to be the “Golden Age” of sci-...

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  • fleet safety

    Safe Drivers: America's Most Wanted

    Posted by Stacey Papp

    Anyone who stayed in on a Saturday night in the late ‘80s and ‘90s – you know, in the years before we all had 1,000 channels, the Internet and Netflix – at one point, in the course of channel surfing, probably paused on one of the longest-airing Fox programs in the network&rs...

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  • Fleet Manager Brake Maintenance

    Stop Right There: Quick & Dirty Brake Maintenance Tips for a Fleet Manager

    Posted by Stacey Papp

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year…Brake Safety Week 2016! OK, so you probably haven’t been counting down the days or decorating your office to celebrate this most joyous time of year, but Brake Safety Week is still pretty important.  While the event itself has more o...

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  • Brake Safety

    Them’s the Brakes: Keep Fleet Operations Moving

    Posted by Stacey Papp

    Whether you celebrate privately, or are getting ready to throw a full-blown all-night party (probably neither, to be honest), Brake Safety Week is here.  Although the promotional event is geared more to drivers of large trucks and buses –– law enforcement agencies across North Amer...

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