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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


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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Two-Way Radio with GPS Mapping

In addition to voice and GPS Tracking, Mobile Create USA radios also include text messaging and unlimited talk time. Speak to the entire fleet of vehicles or hold a private conversation with individual vehicles as needed. The Keypad Display Microphone puts all the controls in the operator’s hand.


Ohio County to Build $720K Equipment Storage Building

Fairfield County (Ohio) Commissioners recently opened sealed bids for the construction of a new equipment storage building. The building will house county vehicles, equipment, and other assets.

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N.Y. Sends 220 Utility Trucks to Puerto Rico

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced he will deploy new emergency utility crews to Puerto Rico on Nov. 4 to restore power following Hurricane Maria.


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The updated Durabook SA14 R3 includes Intel seventh generation Core processors, delivering more computing power to mobile workers.

The OPFMA conference included educational sessions, panels, training, and after-hours networking. Photo courtesy of OPFMA


Oklahoma Association Selects New Board Members at Annual Conference

The Oklahoma Public Fleet Management Association (OPFMA) announced its new board members at the group’s fourth annual convention in Tulsa, Okla., on Oct. 10.

New York Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Agents will be on hand to enforce moving and parking violations, double parking, and off-route trucks as the city experiments with curbside delivery restrictions to help ease traffic. Photo via NYC Office of the Mayor.


NYC to Test Ban on Curbside Deliveries

The city will also be expanding its off-hour delivery program for businesses that are interested in receiving deliveries during less busy times.

Photo by Robert Lee Shaffer


Orlando Fire Department Sports Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

In support of October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2017, the Orlando (Fla.) Fire Department has two fire apparatus sporting new, pink wrapped trucks.


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