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Out-Of-Route Mileage Can Have a Big Impact

Just like the old adage that time is money, for fleet vehicles, mileage fits into that equation just as much as time does.

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The Ins and Outs of Route Optimization

Not too long ago drivers of fleets were working from paper maps with directions laid out on paper, in addition to their own memory to come up with the best possible route for reaching desired destinations. But with the introduction of advanced technology and fleet management solutions, companies and organizations with large fleets have recognized the significance of route optimization for improving overall fleet efficiency.

The top causes of most fatal large truck crashes – speeding still leads the list

In October 2013 a  new report from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) says speeding remains the largest contributing factor in fatal crashes involving drivers of large trucks.

The second highest contributing factor is distraction or inattention. Impairment, including driving fatigued or after consuming drugs or alcohol, ranked third.