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2015 PATH Act – Deduct up to $500,000 of the purchase price on new & used equipment.

On December 18th, Congress passed and President Obama signed the 2015 Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act. Among other things, this year-end tax bill reinstates bonus depreciation and increases Sec. 179 expensing for 2015 and beyond. What does this mean for you? You can now deduct up to $500,000 of the purchase price on new and used equipment for …

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The End of 2G is Coming

THE END OF 2G IS COMING! Call Today- 888-286-9829 Prepare Now to Survive the 2G GPS Tracking Apocalypse! Don’t Panic, We Have You Covered Do you track your vehicles with GPS tracking devices? If you do, you could be heading into 2G Armageddon where you keep paying for service while your devices stop reporting. Here’s what you need to know: …

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Want to Ensure a Successful Fleet Tracking Rollout? Follow These 8 Steps

As telematics usage becomes the norm for the majority of fleets, there are certain steps companies should take in order to successfully integrate the technology without any missteps, employee pushback, or loss of service. The following steps will help make your transition as smooth as possible 1. Plan Accordingly Investing in a telematics system can be expensive and does need …

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Lower Fleet Cost Forecast in 2016

Fuel is the largest component of total fleet operating costs. The stability of fuel pricing over the past 24 months has been the No. 1 factor contributing to keeping fleet operating costs flat. Not only that, but lower fuel prices have helped decrease overall fleet expenses. “Lower fuel prices have led to a significant reduction in fleet spend over the …

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6 Trends in Telematics

Telematics is an ever-evolving industry that incorporates the instant transfer of data by way of telecommunications with the “Big Data” potential of informatics. So far telematics has made managing fleets much simpler by integrating routing, geo-fencing, navigation, two-way communications, vehicle diagnostics, and many other invaluable features that provide critical data about vehicles and drivers. Trends in the telematics industry point …

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4 Ways To Reduce Accident Rates and Costs

Reducing accident management costs and making long-lasting changes in a fleet operation is hard work. But, it can lead to substantial cost savings as well as the potential to save the lives of fleet drivers and the general public. Accident costs saw a modest increase in 2014 vs. 2013 figures, with the percentage of preventable accidents remaining mostly flat, according …

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Mental Distractions

 Potentially unsafe mental distractions can persist for as long as 27 seconds after a driver dials, changes music or sends a text using voice commands, according to new research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The study results raise new and unexpected concerns regarding the use of phones and vehicle information systems while driving, the foundation said. This research represents …

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Reduce Accidents Rates, Cost

Reducing accident management costs and making long-lasting changes in a fleet operation is hard work. But, it can lead to substantial cost savings as well as the potential to save the lives of fleet drivers and the general public. Read More…

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Driver Work-Related Deaths Escalate

Driver and sales workers experienced the highest fatal work injuries in 2014, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI). Approximately 835 sales workers and truck drivers died from fatal injuries.  Read More….

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Ways to Save Fuel

Fuel prices have fallen a long way from the $4 per-gallon scare that sent our great nation into panic mode and sparked a renewed interest in fuel efficiency.But the good times can’t last forever, and fleet managers will need every weapon in their arsenals to reduce their short- and long-term fuel spend. Continue Read…..

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