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December 14, 2015

NHTSA’s New 5-Star Crash-Test Criteria Will Increase Safety and Acquisition Costs

On Dec. 8, 2015, the U.S. Department of Transportation proposed upgrading the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) 5-Star Safety Rating system for new vehicles by adding new standards for accident-avoidance technology, which will make it much tougher for OEMs to achieve a 5-Star Rating. Without a doubt these safety technologies are beneficial, but they cost money and will also exert upward pressure on new-vehicle acquisition costs. What are the full fleet implications?

November 20, 2015

Avoid Being the 'Dirty Harry' of Fleet Enforcement

Fleet managers have a great deal invested in the enforcement of fleet policy. Sometimes, circumstances make that part of the job difficult, but here’s how to avoid it.

October 14, 2015

CNA Adds SambaSafety to Allied Vendor Program

As part of this new relationship, CNA will offer its commercial auto coverage policyholders SambaSafety’s driver risk management services at a significantly discounted rate.

September 4, 2015

Take Action on Fleet Analytics

A fleet manager must take action on analytical data gathered from all sources to reap the potential cost savings and rewards.

August 25, 2015

Michigan DOT Testing 'Smart' Roads

A 20-mile stretch of Michigan's interstate 96 and I-696 has been equipped with cameras and monitors to test the Department of Transportation's (MDOT) connected-corridor initiative, reported the Detroit News.

July 29, 2015

Accident Management Costs Continue Modest Increases

Accident costs saw a modest increase in 2014 vs. 2013 figures, with the percentage of preventable accidents remaining mostly flat, according to Element Fleet Management, The CEI Group, Corporate Claims Management (CCM), and Fleet Response.

July 9, 2015

Johnson & Johnson Details Fleet Initiatives

Johnson & Johnson reduced its fleet accident rate by 3 percent and cut carbon-dioxide emissions by 19 percent in 2014, according to the company's sustainability report.

July 7, 2015

Senior Management's Demands for a Corporate Safety Program

The development, approval, and implementation of a fleet safety program make up one of the highest priorities — if not the highest priority — for any fleet manager. And, that priority extends throughout the company, from every stakeholder on up to senior management.

June 26, 2015

Jaguar Land Rover Studying Driver Monitoring Tech

Jaguar Land Rover has revealed its Sixth Sense driver-monitoring research technology aimed at reducing accidents caused by stressed or distracted drivers.

February 17, 2015

The Most Important Function of Fleet Management is Saving Lives

The hard reality is that many senior managers do not consistently view fleet safety as a top priority. I know many will disagree with me and say fleet safety is, indeed, a top concern, but when you talk with suppliers of fleet safety programs and related services, they point out that the “talk” often does not translate into action.

September 2, 2014

Cost-Reduction Single-Mindedness Creates Corporate Blind Spots

When corporate revenues soften, it is management's fiduciary responsibility to demand expense reductions and limit capital expenditures. Unfortunately, many fleet-related cost-reduction decisions are made for the short-term, with very little consideration on the long-term impact on the total cost of ownership (TCO). Many times senior management is more interested in the fiscal, rather than economic, consequences of their fleet-related decisions.

August 14, 2014

Chesapeake Energy Lowers Fleet Accident Rate

Oklahoma City-based oil and gas producer Chesapeake Energy reduced its corporate fleet accident rate by almost one accident per million miles driven in 2013, according to the company.

February 28, 2014

10 Ways to Reduce Fleet Costs

Operating a cost-effective and efficient fleet often requires relying on the knowledge and expertise of fleet managers, but strategic direction from upper management also acts as a driving factor for such changes.

December 12, 2013

Fleet Executives Must be Futurists

Being a futurist isn’t easy, but to be successful in fleet, you have to look beyond the present and be ready to innovate.

April 12, 2013

Avoiding Fleet Safety and Accident Management 'Speed Bumps'

Among a fleet manager’s primary duties is ensuring driver safety. While it is imperative to have a safety program in place, avoid the pitfalls that can doom it to failure and negatively affect the bottom line.

October 26, 2012

Accident Management Technology Races Ahead

Technology touches every aspect of fleet management, but especially impacts drivers, fleet data, and vehicles.

November 22, 2011

How to Make a Quantum Leap in Driver/Employee Productivity

Cost savings is about more than simply spending less, it also doesn't require a degree in quantum physics to come up with new solutions. Here are some ideas that can help.

September 21, 2011

5-Year Analysis: Accident Management Trends

How have accident management statistics changed over the past five years? With increased attention on driver education and distracted driving, you may be surprised by what you see.

December 3, 2010

New York DMV Certifies State’s Newest Accident Prevention Course

NEW YORK - The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles recently certified the state's newest approved Motor Vehicle Accident Prevention Course, New York Safe Driver Program, which provides a new alternative to New York motorists who want to remove points from their driving records or obtain an insurance discount.

October 7, 2010

CEI Donates DriverCare Training Lessons to Pennsylvania Special Needs Organization

TREVOSE, PA - The CEI Group Inc. donated its One Second Advantage and Avoiding Distracted Driving lessons to help train some 100 employees of The Arc of Cumberland and Perry Counties (CPARC), a Pennsylvania community services organization.

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