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Predictive Maintenance: Big Data Increases Savings

When you get sick, your symptoms tell you something is wrong — headache, nausea, weakness or trouble concentrating. Like a truck or bus driver seeing a dash-light, that’s when you become consciously aware of a problem. When the illness gets really bad, you’re out of commission. Imagine how great it would be to be under […]

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Posted in: Asset Management, Carbon Footprint, Driver Safety

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Bicycle Safety Tips for Drivers and Cyclists

You may have noticed more bikes on the road. The shift to smart mobility around the world means that alternative, greener modes of transportation are being encouraged, such as cycling. Bike-sharing, part of the emerging micro-mobility industry, is expanding in North America and Asia. This year, Uber acquired Jump, an e-bike ride-sharing company. Bicycle Safety […]

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Real Fleet Strategies for Coping with Driver Objections to Tracking

Fleet tracking can be a sensitive topic for drivers. Some drivers may believe that management are watching every move so they can criticize or punish employees, leading to driver objections to telematics. But that is definitely not the case when it comes to Geotab. It’s not just about breadcrumb trails! In fact, telematics can be […]

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Posted in: Driver Safety, Fleet Management, GPS Tracking, Telematics

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ELD Training Guide: New to Advanced Users

The ELD mandate is here! You have deployed ELDs in all of your trucks and your drivers are now using the system. Now what? There are three different scenarios you could be currently experiencing: going wonderful (advanced users), still learning (basic/intermediate users), or struggling (new user running into issues). Advanced Users: Ready for the Next […]

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How to Curb Aggressive Driving

As fleet telematics companies that promotes safety and compliance for all of our customers, USA Fleet Solutions partnered with Geotab helps companies identify aggressive driving and correct the risky behavior, allowing them to increase the safety of their employees while reducing cost and risk within the company. By tracking parameters such as speeding, harsh cornering, […]

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3 Ways to Save Money with Fleet Safety Management

Nothing is more important than the safety of your fleet. But did you know that running a safe fleet can also save you money? Ensuring that your drivers follow company policies, obey the laws, and avoid idling can drive productivity and maximize profit. Here are at least three areas of fleet safety management that impact […]

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The Psychology of Driving

Why do accidents occur? Reckless driving? Unforeseen circumstances? Unfamiliar territory? Whatever the reason, the open road reflects life by placing us in situations where we are forced to act and react in particular ways. Our past experiences and upbringing not only shape our worldview, perceptions, biases, and emotional tendencies, but ultimately, our driving habits as […]

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Telematics System Integration for Fleets

Geotab collects and provides the appropriate data to support trucking management software such as the following data types, which are dedicated to the safe operation, preventative monitoring, and maintenance of commercial vehicles. Data types include GPS position, odometer (to support PM schedules and warranty management),vehicle Inspection Reporting (DVIR), and engine fault codes. Transportation Management Systems […]

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Winter Prep Tips for Fleets

Trucking fleets are already at greater risk for an accident, but winter weather increases that risk even more. Knowing how to prepare for a winter trip, and how to handle icy conditions, will keep your fleet drivers safe through the coldest months of the year. Before Fleets Hit the Road You most likely already have […]

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Sharing the Road with Farm Equipment

The weather is warming and this is the time of year when farmers return to the fields to plant crops, which sometimes requires driving some large farm equipment on public roads. The Pennsylvania Farm Bureau has teamed with the Pennsylvania State Police and other agencies to promote safer driving practices on rural roads. Here’s some advice […]

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