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Colo. DOT Employees Fired for Fleet Card Abuse

A State of Colorado Department of Transportation fleet supervisor and mechanic were fired in May for using a state purchasing card to buy materials to fix up and sell personal vehicles.

How Fleets Can Manage Recalls

With recalls on the rise, it’s hard for fleets to avoid them. But understanding the risk — and creating a process for when they arise — can make handling them manageable.

Colorado Offers $4M in Grants for Alt-Fuels

Fleets in Colorado can now apply for funding to pay for the incremental cost of alternative-fuel vehicles (AFVs). Public fleets can receive between $7,000 and $35,000 for each vehicle.

Colorado to Disclose Recalls in Online Auctions

The State of Colorado will start disclosing open recalls to prospective buyers of its vehicles on eBay, where it disposes of de-fleeted vehicles, a state spokesman told Government Fleet.

New Colorado Laws to Reduce Winter Wrecks

The Colorado DOT is implementing a Traction Law and Passenger Vehicle Chain Law to reduce the amount of congestion and wrecks on the Interstate 70 Mountain Corridor.

GFX Road Show: Colorado Central Services

The State of Colorado Division of Central Services employs 15 fleet personnel who manage 6,200 vehicles. Scott Edwards, CAFM, fleet manager, who oversees the light- and medium-duty vehicles in the fleet, gave GF staff a tour of the fleet facility. To view additional Road Show coverage, including photo galleries of other fleets and a video, click here.

GFX Road Show: Colorado Springs Utilities

The Colorado Springs Utilities fleet employs 5 staff members and 42 contractors who manage and maintain 1,700 vehicles. Chris Lindquist, fleet supervisor, gave GF staff a tour of the joint city and utility fleet maintenance facility. To view additional Road Show coverage, including photo galleries of other fleets and a video, click here.