Fleet Cleanliness

January 26th, 2024 by Channing Puls
Did you know that having a clean truck and cab can result in fewer inspections and are less likely to be pulled over by police officers? Officers cannot stop every vehicle on the road; however, they are more likely to pull over a vehicle that has a cluttered dashboard and equipment that appears to be…
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Overlooking Drivers Safety is Risky

January 19th, 2024 by Channing Puls
On average, fleets report a 20% crash rate per year: On average, fleets experience on average a crash rate of 20% annually. The crash rate refers to the percentage of vehicles in a fleet involved in accidents within a given time frame. A higher crash rate can lead to increased expenses related to vehicle repairs,…
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Safety Begins with Knowing

January 12th, 2024 by Channing Puls
Motor carriers, at least once a year (every 12 months), must review the motor vehicle record (MVR) of each driver under their DOT#. Motor carriers must consider any evidence that the driver has violated any federal regulations and is qualified to operate a commercial motor vehicle. The Impact of license suspensions: How many drivers have…
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Distracted Driving

January 5th, 2024 by Channing Puls
Distracted driving is any activity diverting your attention from driving that poses a potential distraction. Engaging in actions such as sending text messages, talking on a cell phone, using a navigation system, or eating while driving exemplifies distracted driving. Some drivers may believe they can only consume meals while behind the wheel, oblivious to the…
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