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September 1, 2017

Calif. County Benefits From Fleet Internship Program

The Ventura County (Calif.) fleet has benefited from its internship program with Oxnard College, optimizing duties at its operation while helping to address the technician shortage.

June 5, 2017

Calif. Groups to Host Fleet Academy

California fleet associations and industry groups in Northern California have banded together to host the 2017 Collaborative Municipal Equipment Fleet Academy. The training event takes place June 20-21.

June 1, 2017

How to Create an Effective Succession Plan

As more baby boomers reach retirement, fleets must prepare the next generation of leaders. Fleet managers share initiatives that have worked for their teams and which have not.

March 7, 2017

7 Steps to Boost Vehicle Lift Safety

Following a detailed review of bus and truck maintenance facilities across North America, vehicle lift manufacturer Stertil-Koni has identified seven key steps to improving safety for technicians working on the shop floor.

February 27, 2017

Snap-on Diagnostic Quick Tips Training Videos Available

Snap-on has recently added three new Diagnostic Quick Tips training videos to its website and YouTube channel to help professional technicians speed up their diagnostic capabilities.

February 1, 2017

Colo. City Earns ASE Blue Seal

The City of Lakewood, Colo., has earned its first Blue Seal of Excellence from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).

January 24, 2017

ASE Launches New Practice Tests

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) launched four new ASE practice tests for the Medium/Heavy Truck series.

January 18, 2017

Miami-Dade Creates Technician Trainee Program

The Miami-Dade County (Fla.) fleet has a new program to help it overcome its heavy equipment technician recruitment problems. Fleet Director Alex Alfonso explains how fleet staff created the program and how it works.

November 14, 2016

Fla. County Modernizes Fleet Ops

A modernization effort at Osceola County (Fla.) Fleet Management has led to equipment and facility upgrades as well as new tools for the fleet. In FY-2017, the county is investing an additional $1.4 million in fleet improvement projects.

October 28, 2016

Ga. City Earns ASE Blue Seal of Excellence

The fleet maintenance division of the City of Marietta, Ga., recently received the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence's (ASE) Blue Seal of Excellence.

August 9, 2016

Bosch Learning Portal Adds Virtual Garage Skills Assessment Program

Robert Bosch LLC has added the Bosch 2D Virtual Garage, an interactive training and skills assessment resource, to its Bosch Online Learning Portal.

May 4, 2016

Ohio Group Hosts Technician Training Event

The City of Columbus, Ohio, hosted a training session for more than 60 technicians across the state on April 28. The training session focused on Vac Con sewer cleaning machines.

March 16, 2016

Ga. County's Outsourcing Plan Wouldn't Cut Jobs

Barrow County's interim county manager is urging for outsourced fleet maintenance, claiming that the county can’t buy new diagnostic equipment and train technicians to keep up with new technologies on vehicles.

February 23, 2016

NAFTC Launches Propane Autogas Vehicle Technician Training

On Feb. 24, the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) will launch the newly developed Propane Autogas Vehicle Technician Training.

January 26, 2016

Universal Technical Institute Tour

Staff at the Universal Technical Institute (UTI) in Long Beach, Calif., provided a tour of the new school to members of the Municipal Equipment Maintenance Association (MEMA) during a Jan. 21 association meeting. Photos by Thi Dao.

January 18, 2016

8 Steps for Collaborative Training Programs

Is your agency too small to host its own technician trainings? Here’s a tip: partner up. Interagency collaboration can help you pull together the resources needed for quality training programs.

January 4, 2016

20 Under 40: Fleet's Future Leaders

Many of those in fleet management are baby boomers and are getting ready to retire, but a new generation of fleet professionals is ready to step into their shoes. These fleet professionals under 40 have already made an impression at their own operations or within the industry.

November 5, 2015

Paying Your Technicians Incentives for Certifications

Incentive pay can motivate employees to continue their training and help retain experienced technicians. From lump sum payments to higher wages, fleets explain how they implemented their incentive pay programs.

October 26, 2015

Ohio City Hosts Fire Technician Training

The City of Columbus, Ohio teamed up with MEMA Ohio in an effort to bring regional training to local fire technicians.

October 12, 2015

CNG Fuel System Inspections: Technician Training is Key

Technicians inspecting compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel systems should be trained on general and detailed visual inspections.

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