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Can Fleets Prevent Distracted Driving? [Interview]

This article is part one of a two-part interview series on critical driver safety issues.

Distracted driving is a huge issue—especially for fleets who operate many vehicles every day.

And unfortunately, it’s increasingly common.

So what can you do about it?

To get some real insights into how to prevent distracted...

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How to Reduce Fleet Costs: Action Plan for 2019

Ready to take charge of your fleet costs? Now’s the ideal time to assess your spending—and to kick off new, money-saving strategies.

In this article, we’ll discuss how your fleet might be draining your budget. We'll then provide proven strategies on how to reduce fleet costs. Take action sooner rather than later. Once you see how much you're saving, you can stop worrying and...

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Truck Delivery Times Are Delayed. Here’s What You Need to Know

If you need to add heavy-duty trucks to your fleet, you could be waiting a long time. Trucks that would normally have a 90-day delivery time may now not arrive until spring 2019.

In this article, we’ll share what you can do about this situation, plus provide tips to keep your fleet operational, no matter what.

How to Work With the Delay and Keep Your Fleet...

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4 Landscaping Fleet Management Tips to Optimize Your Fleet

It’s indisputable. The landscape industry is utterly dependent on vehicles.

Landscaping companies need fleets of vehicles to deliver services and products to a demanding, yet appreciative, clientele. Whether it’s a new project or scheduled maintenance, sending the right vehicle is essential in making money in this competitive business.

There is also a seasonal urgency that may...

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The Number One Cause of Car Accidents - And What To Do About It

Looking to keep drivers safer on the road? Then you need to really understand the risks they face every day. In this blog, we’ll identify the number one cause of car accidents, so you can take steps to better protect your team.

WHAT IS THE LEADING CAUSE OF ROAD ACCIDENTS?

Distractions. And unfortunately, distractions are more prevalent than ever.

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All-Weather Tires Boost Driving Performance—and Your Bottom Line

Believe it or not, winter is right around the corner. Now's the time to prepare your fleet for cold temperatures and snowy or icy roads.

You might assume that you must switch from all-season tires to winter tires, but consider another option: all-weather tires.

For this blog post, we talked with Vip Kaushal at Kal Tire, who pointed out the numerous...

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How to Make Fleet Safety Training a Priority for Executives

Need to convince your management team to get on board with fleet safety training? You’re in the right place!

In this blog, we’ll talk about why executive buy-in is so important to the success of your driver safety program. We’ll also provide actionable steps you can take to convince management to fully endorse the program, and be actively involved.  

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Fleet Cost Management: How to Save Money & Work Smarter

Are you looking to gain better control of your fleet costs? In this blog, we’ll discuss how to save money by:

reducing your administrative costs and

optimizing driver purchases.

So, if you’re ready to improve your fleet cost management, let’s dive in!

How Much Are You Spending on Fleet Operating Costs?...

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Winter Driving Tips: How to Protect Fleet Drivers on the Road

Here in Canada, winter weather is just around the corner. Conditions are about to get icier, it will take longer for drivers to get from A to B, and accident risk will skyrocket.

So what can you do to keep your drivers safe this season?

Here are some simple winter driving tips that will protect drivers, and give you more peace of mind.

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5 Tips to Create a Distracted Driving Policy and Reduce Fleet Accidents

How often are you tempted to use a cell phone while driving?

It's something most of us are guilty of, but for fleet drivers, distracted driving creates an even higher risk, both to themselves and the company.

Companies who employ drivers need to find safer ways to share information with them while reducing the risk of injury, vehicle...

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How Can a Fleet Safety Program Help You Save Money?

If you want to keep your fleet productive and your drivers safe, you need to put a driver safety program into place.

Focusing on driver safety means you’ll reduce accidents and litigation costs—or avoid them altogether. You’ll also pay less for maintenance and repairs, because vehicles will be driven with more care.

So what are the key cost-saving areas...

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Fleets: Here are 5 Proven Tricks to Reduce Fuel Costs

If you’re looking to reduce fuel costs, you’re in the right place. In this blog, we’ll share five of our best strategies to save money on fuel.

The best part?

You can start implementing most of these tactics right away—so you don’t have to wait to see the benefits reflected in your bottom line.

Let’s get started!

(Also be sure to check out our...

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What do Ontario's Cancelled EV Rebates Mean for Fleets?

In July, the Ontario government cancelled its electric vehicle incentives. Now, the rebates for EVs and charging stations are gone.

What does this mean for your fleet? Should you still invest in them?

In this blog, we’ll address these questions and identify three benefits of EVs, regardless of government incentives.

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What Does Texting While Driving Really Cost Your Fleet?

Distracted driving is one of the biggest risks to your fleet.

If one of your drivers is in a crash due to being distracted, it will cost you big time. And what is a major source of distraction these days? Texting.

In this blog, we’ll look at the real costs of texting while driving, and what you can do to prevent it.

TEXTING WHILE DRIVING FACTS: HOW DANGEROUS...

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Company Car vs. Car Allowance? Here's the Clear Answer

Deciding on the best way to acquire vehicles for your fleet?

You might be considering whether you should provide a company car to a driver, or give drivers a car allowance for company use of personal vehicles.

Here at Foss National, we often advocate for a company car arrangement with drivers. And since this is a decision that greatly impacts...

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