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Worn Tires Decrease Handling on Wet Roads Up to 33%

On wet roads, worn tires with a tread depth of 4/32 inch have an average increased stopping distance of 87 feet for a passenger car and 86 feet for a light truck when compared with new tires, according to a recent study from AAA.

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Managing High-Speed Pursuits

Pursuits can be deadly for everyone involved, but they can't be prohibited in all cases. So agencies need to have policies and procedures in place to reduce the danger.

How to Avoid Cargo Handling Injuries

Improper ergonomic behavior when handling vehicle equipment and cargo can result in musculoskeletal injuries. Here are some examples of the best and worst ways to work ergonomically. Read the full story here. Photos courtesy of DECKED.

Future-Proofing Your Fleet

Fleet management is a complex job; it requires a little forward thinking, a little anticipation, and maybe a crystal ball to help you see the future.

Fleet Project Management: Take it Step by Step

Whether constructing a new facility, retrofitting a parts department, or initiating a vehicle replacement cycle, completing major, capital-intensive ventures involves three critical phases: planning, execution, and evaluation.

State of Georgia Reduces Accident Costs by 14%

After implementing the Driver’s Alert SMART RISK program and other loss control measures, the State of Georgia reduced preventable vehicular accidents, resulting in a savings of $800,000 to taxpayers.

Bright Ideas Energize Fleet Management

From acquisition to remarketing, a compilation of best ideas in managing successful, cost-effective, and efficient fleets is presented.

Reducing Risk with Driver Assessment Programs

Fleet drivers pose potential financial, safety, and liability risks. Managing those risks begins before an employee driver is hired and involves all stakeholders in the development of a driver assessment program.

Open vs Closed End Leasing: Which Is Right For You?

Choosing between the two types of commercial leases involves understanding your fleet driving patterns, your internal fleet management capabilities and your appetite for risk.