Top 5 Ways to Reduce Your Fuel Costs Starting Today

While I've been championing "eco-driving" for the past 5 years as a tested, proven, and effective way to reduce fuel costs, for some reason it's still a "hard sell" here in the US. While most of the rest of the world already employs some sort of eco-driving component into their driver training and fleet operations, [...]

Top 5 Ways to Reduce Your Fuel Costs Starting Today 2017-10-31T21:05:06+00:00

Central Florida Safety Day – A Recap

The Alliance for Central Florida Safety held their annual Safety Day last Monday in Orlando, Florida. The event focused on a wide range of workplace safety topics including distracted driving, AEDs, ergonomics, electrical line safety, crane safety, and an OSHA update. The event was well attended by over 300 safety professionals from around Florida - [...]

Central Florida Safety Day – A Recap 2017-10-31T21:05:06+00:00

Research on the Safety Impacts of Speed Limiter Device Installations on Commercial Motor Vehicles: Phase II

New research on the effectiveness of active speed limiters (SLs) in commercial vehicles was released this week, indicating a "a strong, positive safety benefit" of using speed limiters to reduce vehicle speeds and improve road safety. This study represents the most comprehensive investigation that has ever been conducted on speed limiters. The primary safety analysis [...]

Research on the Safety Impacts of Speed Limiter Device Installations on Commercial Motor Vehicles: Phase II 2017-10-31T21:05:06+00:00

New Study: Driver Performance and Distraction Evaluation for In-Vehicle Signing (IVS)

The Center for Transportation Studies at the University of Minnesota has recently released the results of their study on In-Vehicle Signing (IVS). An IVS is a system designed to aid drivers by repeating the current road signage in-vehicle for conditions like speed limits on roads, in school zones, and construction zones. The system was a [...]

New Study: Driver Performance and Distraction Evaluation for In-Vehicle Signing (IVS) 2017-10-31T21:05:06+00:00

FedEx Express is Launching an Eco-Drive/Fleet Sustainability Driver Training Program across Asia-Pacific

Last September I wrote about FedEx Japan adopting an eco-driving program to help them deal with fuel shortages after the tsunami that caused so much damage. Now FedEx Express has launched an Asia-Pacific wide eco-driving program for all fleet drivers, with thegoals of reducing fuel consumption and emissions. Eco-driving (or "economic driving") is a term [...]

FedEx Express is Launching an Eco-Drive/Fleet Sustainability Driver Training Program across Asia-Pacific 2017-10-31T21:05:07+00:00