TAG SEARCH RESULT: Colleges and Universities

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August 30, 2017

N.H. Colleges to Establish Fleet Policies Following Audit

The report found that the Community College System of New Hampshire did not have established fleet policies or procedures, and relied on informal practices when making decisions.

August 16, 2017

How Do Distracted Drivers Physically Respond?

Texting while driving is much riskier than driving while emotionally upset or daydreaming, according to a new study from the University of Houston and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute.

July 13, 2017

Following Another Vehicle Leads to Risky Driving

A new study from Arizona State University concludes that drivers who follow another car to a destination are more likely to drive dangerously.

November 30, 2016

Overcoming Delayed Vehicle Deliveries

Late vehicle deliveries can throw off a government agency’s operations and leave fleet managers scrambling to keep older vehicles running. We spoke to a few fleets about how they have dealt with delivery delays.

October 5, 2016

Best Practices in Remarketing Partnerships

Fleets teaming up on vehicle remarketing, whether with another public agency or a private auctioneer, talk about how they do it and what they’ve learned.

December 18, 2015

N.C. State's $4.4M Grant to Develop Fleet Management Training

The Clean Fuel Advanced Technology (CFAT) project aims in part to develop a professional Smart Fleet management training program that will provide tools and information to increase fleet efficiency through the use of low carbon fuels, technologies, practices, and policies.

November 29, 2015

Safety Tip: Dealing With Headlight Glare

In the view of some drivers, this problem has grown much worse. Here's some advice from AAA as well as news about upcoming technology that might help.

August 31, 2015

Utah University Unveils EV Chargers, Prius PHEVs

Utah Valley University (UVU) and the state Governor’s Office of Energy Development have unveiled two electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and two newly purchased Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid electric vehicles on the university's Orem campus, according to a UVU release.

August 3, 2015

Neb. University Considering Anti-Hacking Fleet Plan

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's fleet manager has begun discussing measures to thwart vehicle hackers and has floated a policy that could be implemented when technology becomes available.

May 18, 2015

Ohio University Hires Fleet Manager

Kent State in Ohio has hired John Croop, CAFM, as its new fleet services superintendent. Croop previously served as assistant fleet manager and mechanic for Geauga County Sheriff’s Office in Chardon, Ohio.

April 8, 2015

Vincennes University Utilizing FleetCommander

Vincennes University are utilizing fleet data through the FleetCommander fleet and motor pool software. This data will be used for future vehicle purchasing decisions.

March 25, 2015

Fired S.C. University President Allegedly Demanded Luxury Car

South Carolina State University's former fleet director is claiming he was demoted and later fired because he didn't get the president a black Chrysler 300 and a luxury golf cart, reports WACH.

March 10, 2015

Colorado Appoints New Fleet Manager

Scott Edwards, CAFM, is the new fleet manager for the State of Colorado. He oversees the state’s 6,100 light- and medium-duty vehicles.

March 3, 2015

U. of Colorado Fleet Director Moves to Non-Profit

Bryan Flansburg, CAFM, director of transportation services for the University of Colorado, has retired and is now working as the fleet manager of the I Have a Dream Foundation of Boulder County.

January 12, 2015

Is Technical Experience Necessary for Fleet Managers?

Despite not having technical backgrounds, fleet managers with administrative experience bring a variety of advantages to their departments.

September 17, 2014

Ohio University Improves Fleet Utilization to Cut Costs

A new Ohio University-based initiative to increase vehicle sharing and dramatically reduce costs will be helped by the FleetCommander Web-based fleet system.

August 12, 2014

University of Washington Hiring Fleet Manager

The University of Washington has an available position for a fleet services manager in its Seattle campus location.

June 16, 2014

Univ. of Kansas to Deliver Medical Care With Ford Vans

The University of Kansas is developing a fleet of Ford Transit Connect vans to deliver medical care to non-ambulatory patients in rural areas that will include an initial van donated by the automaker.

June 13, 2014

U of Oklahoma Automates Motor Pool

The University of Oklahoma is automating the management of its fleet vehicles using FleetCommander motor pool solutions in an effort to increase efficiencies, improve customer service, and keep costs down.

April 4, 2014

New Ohio Fleet Assn. Continues Growth Trajectory

The MEMA-OH Regional Chapter had its second meeting at Ohio State University with good attendance. The board and membership continue to grow, with more than 55 members.

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