4 Strategies to Prevent Fleet Fuel Theft

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4 Strategies to Prevent Fleet Fuel Theft

As diesel prices remain high, the elevated risk of fuel theft persists. Fuel is one of the largest operating costs for fleets, and trucking companies can’t afford to lose money to stolen diesel. Fuel theft can take several forms. Thieves may target unattended commercial vehicles, or employees may make unauthorized fuel purchases for personal use.

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How to Protect Your Fleet from New COVID Trends

The pandemic changed how trucking companies conduct business. Some of these changes are obvious, such as wearing masks, social distancing, and enhanced cleaning protocols. However, COVID has influenced the trucking industry in several unanticipated ways. Here are the COVID-driven trends affecting fleet operations: Vehicle Shortages and Increased Repair Costs All industries are feeling the sting

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How Is Pandemic Idling Complicating Truck Maintenance?

Many trucking companies saw a dramatic downswing in maintenance costs for CY-2020 compared to the previous year. Stay-at-home orders halted all non-essential drivers, which left many commercial vehicles sitting unused for long stretches of time. However, underutilized vehicles are creating new maintenance headaches for fleets. New Problems for Idle Trucks The most common issues for

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Post-COVID Trucking Maintenance Trends Affecting Your Fleet

The trucking industry experienced a notable decrease in maintenance costs during 2020. COVID forced many people to work from home and side-lined most fleets that didn’t qualify as essential in the early months of the pandemic. As COVID restrictions ease and the economy recovers, trucking companies need to be aware of the following maintenance trends:

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CVSA 2021 Operation Safe Driver Week: July 11-17

This year’s Operation Safe Driver Week is scheduled for July 11-17. Law enforcement will be paying particular attention to commercial motor vehicle drivers and passenger vehicle drivers engaging in risky driving behaviors. Data suggests that traffic stops and interactions with law enforcement help reduce problematic driving behaviors. This year there will be special emphasis on

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5 Things Your Fleet Needs to Know About Canada’s ArriveCAN App

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Canadian government released a mandate requiring all drivers to use their ArriveCAN app before entering the country. This order includes commercial truck drivers, so fleets making cross-border deliveries need to familiarize themselves with the new entry processes. The Canadian Trucking Association (CTA) put together several training packages to

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5 Ways Fleets Can Make the Most of Telematics During COVID-19

COVID-19 has forced the trucking industry to pivot and respond quickly to several challenges. Getting drivers back on the road and keeping them safe and healthy during the pandemic became top priorities, and many fleets turned to telematics data to help. Fleets can use their telematics solutions to combat COVID-19 difficulties in the following ways:

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New CVSA Video – Technology and the Future of Commercial Vehicle Safety

              The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) released a video regarding the future of commercial vehicle safety and the role technology will play. The video details the safety challenges the trucking industry is grappling with as well as solutions to those difficulties—namely in the form of technological advancements. The

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