Driver Monitoring

How to Improve Safety with GPS Fleet Tracking

Trucking companies rely on their vehicles and their drivers to remain in business. This puts safety high on the priority list as unsafe habits can damage fleet vehicles, injure drivers, and hurt the company’s reputation. Of course, implementing changes that produce measurable results can be difficult. Fleet managers can’t be with each driver every […]

By |November 26th, 2018|Driver Monitoring, Driver Safety, Fleet Safety, GPS Telematics|Comments Off on How to Improve Safety with GPS Fleet Tracking|

Trucking Safety Practices in a Back to School Environment

Now that school is in full swing across the nation, truck drivers need to adjust to the increased traffic and congestion on the roads. In addition, they also need to remain vigilant and keep an eye out for school buses, teenage drivers, and children walking to and from school. The following are several suggestions […]

By |September 10th, 2018|Driver Monitoring, Driver Safety, Fleet Safety|Comments Off on Trucking Safety Practices in a Back to School Environment|

Improving Driver Safety and Accountability

Commercial transportation safety is a multifaceted issue. It’s not just the responsibility of drivers or fleet managers. Implementing a culture of safety is a team effort that involves every employee in a trucking company. From 2015 to 2016, fatal accidents involving trucks increased by 3%. In almost three-fourths or those incidents, some form of […]

By |July 24th, 2018|Driver Monitoring, Driver Safety, How's My Driving|Comments Off on Improving Driver Safety and Accountability|

Protecting Your Drivers from Road Rage

Truck drivers make their living by being on the road. However, this exposes them to enraged drivers more often than the average motorist. Drivers who make decisions while in a rage are dangerous to themselves and the drivers around them. Truck drivers who prepare themselves for these challenging situations can protect themselves and their […]

By |July 18th, 2018|Driver Monitoring, Driver Safety, Driver Training, Fleet Safety|Comments Off on Protecting Your Drivers from Road Rage|

Vehicle Theft Deterrence: Fleet Tracking

Most fleet managers are familiar with standard anti-theft measures such as never leaving the keys in the cab and parking in safe locations. However, fleets need to think beyond fundamental safety principals to protect their vehicles from thieves. Part of the problem is what is valuable to one thief isn’t to another. There is […]

By |July 12th, 2018|Driver Monitoring, Fleet Safety|Comments Off on Vehicle Theft Deterrence: Fleet Tracking|

4 Guaranteed Methods to Improve Fleet Safety

Every year in June, businesses around the world observe National Safety Month. The goal is to reduce accidents and deaths in the workplace, on the road, and in the home. For commercial truck drivers, their work and their vehicle are often one in the same. However, fleets often have a hard time investing in […]

By |June 12th, 2018|Driver Monitoring, Fleet Safety|Comments Off on 4 Guaranteed Methods to Improve Fleet Safety|

How to Minimize the Likelihood of Hazardous Driving Through Job Oversight

Fleet managers can only do so much to prevent dangerous driving. While they can hold training, outline rules in a company handbook, and establish clear disciplinary procedures, this is not always enough. Fleet managers cannot be in the vehicle with all of their drivers at all times. When drivers violate too many rules or […]

By |April 10th, 2018|Driver Monitoring, Driver Safety, Driver Training|Comments Off on How to Minimize the Likelihood of Hazardous Driving Through Job Oversight|

5 Critical Steps to Keep Cargo Safe

Commercial drivers strive to deliver their cargo on time and in pristine condition, but damage can happen to the best of drivers. Fleets struggling with frequent damaged freight claims can take several steps to mitigate the problem. With persistence, meticulousness, and a solid routine, fleets can minimize claims related to damaged cargo.
How to Reduce […]

By |March 5th, 2018|Driver Monitoring, Driver Safety, Fleet Safety, GPS Telematics|Comments Off on 5 Critical Steps to Keep Cargo Safe|

Fleet Safety and Driver Safety: Technology, Maintenance & Hiring Practices

Safety problems seem to plague some motor carriers while others always have smooth sailing. So what separates these struggling fleets from successful ones? The answer is simple: prosperous fleets make safety a top priority. Implementing a culture of safety, however, isn’t always fast or simple. Here are some of the ways that top fleets […]

By |January 2nd, 2018|Driver Monitoring, Driver Safety, Driver Training, Fleet Safety|Comments Off on Fleet Safety and Driver Safety: Technology, Maintenance & Hiring Practices|

Want Guaranteed Results? Try “How’s My Driving?”

“How’s my driving?” bumper stickers are a common sight on commercial vehicles. Even so, these are not just a gimmick; they are part of a safety program designed to improve driver behavior and get unsafe drivers off the roads. Such programs allow motorists to report erratic or sloppy driver behavior. However, the purpose of […]

By |December 26th, 2017|Driver Monitoring, How's My Driving|Comments Off on Want Guaranteed Results? Try “How’s My Driving?”|