NYC Promotes Agency Fleet Managers

New York City has promoted three employees to various fleet management roles at three departments. Two of them transition out of the New York City Police Department fleet.


Ga. City Hires Calif. Fleet Manager

Peter Bednar has taken a new position as the fleet management director for the City of Albany, Ga. He was previously the fleet operations manager for Ventura County, Calif.

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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.

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LED Spotlight

Protection for this fixture includes overload, short circuit, and over-voltage safeguards to prevent overheating and damage to the unit.


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.


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.


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.


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


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


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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