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What would be the primary benefit of a telematics/vehicle tracking system in your fleet?

Reduction of fuel costs (15%)
Increasing safe driving behavior (20%)
More accurate data about fleet utilization (20%)
Help meeting sustainability goals (5%)
Vehicle location tracking (30%)
Improved maintenance management (10%)

Do you think armored vehicles are necessary in a police fleet?

Yes, and we have one/some in the fleet (27.8%)
Yes, but we don't have any in the fleet (24.1%)
No, but we have one/some in the fleet (20.3%)
No, and we don't have any in the fleet (25.3%)
Unsure (2.5%)

What did you feel was most valuable at this year's GFX?

Educational sessions (15.4%)
Exhibit hall (61.5%)
Networking opportunities (23.1%)

Did your agency stockpile Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor sedans? If so, have you chosen a police vehicle?

Yes, Chevrolet Caprice PPV (7.3%)
Yes, Dodge Charger Pursuit (20.8%)
Yes, Ford Police Interceptor Sedan (18.8%)
Yes, Ford Police Interceptor Utility (25%)
Not yet (7.3%)
We did not stockpile (20.8%)

Have you been able to re-use any of the equipment from the Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor?

Lightbars (6.9%)
Partitions (27.8%)
Consoles (13.9%)
Audio/Video (20.8%)
Mounts/Docking Stations (18.1%)
None (12.5%)

What is your view of President Obama’s executive order to improve truck fuel efficiency?

A. Favorable; the OEMs should be producing trucks with better fuel efficiency (29.3%)
B. Unfavorable; this will increase vehicle acquisition costs (67.1%)
C. Undecided (3.7%)

Will government fleets adopt Ford's 2015 aluminum F-150 pickup?

Yes (59.2%)
No (20.4%)
It's too early to tell (20.4%)

Does your fleet outsource its parts room?

A. No, the fleet manages its own parts room (56.7%)
B. No, but we are considering outsourcing (13.5%)
C. Yes, it is currently outsourced to an outside vendor (29.8%)

What has been your experience with retread tires?

A. We use them (59.4%)
B. We do not use them (32.8%)
C. We used them in the past but don’t anymore (7.8%)
D. We’re considering using them (0%)

Have you had the time and funding to obtain training for technicians within the last 12 months?

A. Yes, we've dedicated time and money to technician training (61.3%)
B. No, but technicians have obtained training on their own time and paid for it themselves (4.8%)
C. No, we haven't had the funding (9.7%)
D. No, we've been too short-staffed to send technicians to training (6.5%)
E. No, we haven't had time or funding (17.7%)
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