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Ind. First Responders Advocate for Fleet Raises

A study commissioned by the LaPorte County Council in Indiana found the county’s mechanics were paid $18,000 below the industry average.

On top of its durability and reliability, this spotlight is also ergonomically designed for balance, comfort, and ease of operation. Photo courtesy of  Larson Electronics LLC.

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Ga. City Manager Misused Police Vehicle, Evidence Bay

The city manager for Riverdale, Ga., used an unmarked police vehicle multiple times to move personal belongings to his second home, among other misuses of government property.

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Chevin Clients Asking for More Mobility Features

Chevin Fleet Solutions has seen a significant increase in requests from clients to add mobility-related features to its fleet software, the company announced.

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Ark. Inmate Leaves Meth in County Vehicle

An inmate had left a small amount of methamphetamine in a vehicle used for the Cleburne County (Ark.) jail's work-release program, leading to a larger stash.

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No. 1 Leading Fleet Hires New Director

Ron Lindsey, CAFS, has been appointed the new fleet management director for San Bernardino County, Calif., returning to the county after five years at the City of Anaheim, Calif., fleet.

In Lakeland, Fla., east of Tampa, an agreement with a local fuel vendor ensures the city’s equipment, including this split gasoline/diesel tanker, get first priority during an emergency.Photo courtesy of City of Lakeland

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How Fleets Manage Fuel During Emergencies

When severe weather strikes, public sector fleet managers take a leading role in ensuring a continuous fuel supply for emergency vehicles.

Fleet maintenance is managed across five shops and two parts rooms in two locations. Photo: Thi Dao

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Oakland's Fleet Looks to the Future

The City of Oakland, Calif., Equipment Services Division is planning for the next big thing, embracing sustainability and building up its team despite limited resources.

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Audit: 53% of W.Va. Vehicles Still Do Not Meet Utilization Minimum

Over the past year, the West Virginia Legislative Auditor has conducted a series of investigations into the state fleet. However, fleet data has shown little change in the months since.

Other public agencies have sold advertising on their vehicles. Photo via Paul Sullivan/Flickr

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Iowa Municipality Debates Selling Ads on Vehicles

The City of Waterloo, Iowa, is debating whether it should sell advertising on fleet vehicles such as police cars, fire trucks, and garbage trucks. The plan could bring in as much as $100,000 annually.

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In the late 1990s, the Arizona Department of Transportation managed over 12,000 government vehicles statewide, tracking every detail and every dollar with an outdated and inefficient DOS-based PC application. See what steps they took to become one of the most competitively managed fleets in the U.S.

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