When you think of fuel costs, do you think of the price per gallon or do you think of the importance of each trip you make? Have you ever thought that your company appears to be keeping busy, but company growth is not reflecting the activity level?
After many months of consultation and modifications to CSA 2010, FMCSA has released their final ruling on the maximum number of driver hours from 82 down to 70 in an effort to combat accidents caused by fatigued truck drivers.
Global Resource Group utilizes the Geotab product line for its GPS hardware/software solutions. Why Geotab? Enabling location, driver safety performance analysis, time and attendance, customer management, and route assistance, Global Resource Group is able to service customers who desire a bundled, all-inclusive solution at a low monthly investment by utilizing Geotab products. How reliable is Geotab? Geotab is the #1 supplier of telematics to enterprise fleets and is implemented in some of the world's largest fleets, such as UPS and Pepsi-Frito Lay.
This infographic, provided by Parker McDonald Truck Accident Attorneys, illustrates the dangers that drivers can face on the roads. Most consumer goods are transported by the trucking industry at some point, putting a lot of trucks on the road. The dangers these trucks pose are enormous, with over 5,000 fatal deaths every year coming from trucking accidents, many under circumstances that puts the truck drivers at fault. Protect your drivers and others on the road from harm by monitoring their driving behavior and ensure their driver logs maintain compliance under the FMCSA with GRG's HOS/DVIR EOBR.
Ignoring fuel- fleet savings strategies such as vehicle maintenance, driver training and route selection can reduce a vehicle’s cumulative fuel efficiency by about 45%, according to a study from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI).