Winter Weather in Wintertime is as Normal to the Motor City as the Auto Show. Neither snow nor rain nor Polar Vortices could ever stay the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), which launched right on schedule for the press on Monday, January 13, 2014 in the Motor City. >> Continue Reading

The year 2013 was a ‘landmark’ year for GPS Trackit, a longtime leader in GPS tracking and fleet management solutions. The company released almost a dozen new products and services.  The releases run the gamut, from hardware to software, and include several first-to-market alerts to monitor driving behaviors. >> Continue Reading

[companyInfo] 600,000 Passengers a Day. The Solution? New York’s iconic yellow cab is getting a decidedly futuristic update. In 2013, the spacious, state-of-the-art Nissan NV200™ will begin ferrying 600,000 passengers daily around the city that never sleeps. With a low-annoyance horn, opening side windows, and sliding doors with a retractable side step for easy entry, >> Continue Reading >> Continue Reading

[companyInfo] Read the latest from industry publications on information related to FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration): Electronic Inspections and CSA Compliance Paper-based driver vehicle inspection reports (DVIRs) are quickly becoming obsolete within the compliance, safety, accountability (CSA) program. Defects noted in DVIRs are early indicators of what violations will be found by DOT officers >> Continue Reading >> Continue Reading

Alliance Environmental and AirTek operate a fleet of over one hundred vehicles throughout California. When researching GPS tracking systems, Praeger was looking for a solution that would reduce costs and limit waste while also providing clients with real-time estimated time of arrival information. >> Continue Reading

Every day, more businesses are transitioning to clean fuels and electric vehicles over oil dependent cars and trucks. As of now this green revolution is by choice of the business, but soon fuel efficiency will be required. Last August of 2012, the Federal Government and the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) broke new ground with more aggressive CAFE (Corporate Average Fuel Economy) standards. >> Continue Reading

Read the latest from industry publications on information related to legislation and driver safety: Good Drivers Leaving in Droves; New HOS Hurting Safety, Carriers Say Recent changes in the hours-of-service rule have delivered yet another regulatory blow to the trucking industry’s overall operating efficiency and its ability to retain qualified drivers, a panel of fleet >> Continue Reading >> Continue Reading