The GPS Trackit Marketplace offers a new solution for driver training. Read More
Employee GPS tracking policy. Incorporating a GPS tracking platform into your fleet operations is a big step toward improving efficiency and reducing costs. Systems like those from GPS Trackit offer everything from better routing to improved fuel economy and reduced wear-and-tear from aggressive driving.
It wasn’t so many years ago that a phone was just a phone—not a smartphone with everything from a high-definition camera to internet access and social media packed into it. You can say the same thing about video cameras installed in fleet vehicles. A dashcam can be just that—a video camera installed in a truck—or it can be much more.
Dashcams with AI are “smart cameras,” and they can help fleets avoid accidents and save thousands of dollars in repair costs, legal bills, and insurance premiums. Here’s how they work.
Fuel costs rose once again to record highs in late spring, eclipsing $4.50 per gallon nationwide. Any organization that relies on fuel is susceptible to that pain—and that includes school districts and their bus fleets. Georgia public schools were forced to go to remote learning days to save diesel fuel and cash, and a Florida district saw its fuel expenditures rise as much as 40 percent in a matter of months because of just-in-time purchasing policies.
California Bans All Small Gasoline-Powered Engines – Problem for Lawncare
On January 1, 2024 landscape companies along with homeowners in California are facing massive changes in how they will manage lawn care and property maintenance. Under a new California law, they will have to give up their gasoline-powered string trimmers, lawnmowers, hedge trimmers, chainsaws, and leaf blowers otherwise known in industry jargon as small off-road engines (SORE). Read More
What are GPS Jammers & Blockers?
Fleet tracking devices can accurately locate your truck on the map because they use accurate time signals from the Global Positioning System or GPS satellites. Read More
CSA Scores Impact on Truck Drivers & Fleet Managers
According to the US Census, there were more than 3.5 million truck drivers working in the US just two years ago. While the current driver shortage indicates that this number has likely decreased in the time since the report, there are still millions of truckers sharing American roads with school buses, public transit buses, motorcycles, RV’s, and over 200 million motorists. Read More
How to Pass DOT Truck Inspections
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is responsible for setting safety regulations on all major forms of transportation, including commercial motor vehicles (CMVs). The DOT requires that all CMV operators be in compliance with these regulations to ensure the safety of drivers, passengers, and others on the road. Read More
As you might expect, we get lots of questions from fleet owners about telematics for fleet truck management: How it works, what the benefits are, and if it’s right for their business. We’re here to answer those questions for you. Read More
Why the Trucking Industry Needs Younger Cross-Country Drivers
The Senate recently approved an infrastructure bill that includes language which permits legal adults under the age of 21 to drive Class 8 trucks across state lines, according to the Wall Street Journal. <sup> 1</sup> Read More