Fuel Savings Strategy: Reduce Miles Driven

Fuel Savings Strategy: Reduce Miles Driven

Driving unnecessary miles, either through inefficient routing or by not dispatching the closest available worker using real-time traffic information, can increase miles driven by 10 to 15 percent. If your strategy is to rely upon each driver to determine the best route, you need to rethink your strategy.

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Fuel Saving Strategy: Reduce Aggressive Driving

Fuel Saving Strategy: Reduce Aggressive Driving

Fleet managers need to be vigilant about their drivers’ habits.  Because they do not own the vehicle, or pay for fuel or maintenance, drivers often subject the vehicle to some harsh conditions.  In addition to costing the organization money, aggressive driving behaviors can also open the organization up to liabilities.  That is why it is so important to get this issue under control.

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Fuel Savings Strategy: Reducing Idling

Fuel Savings Strategy: Reducing Idling

Despite the fact that logic tells us all that idling gets zero miles to the gallon, I’m amazed by how any myths there still are out there about running the engine. For some reason, way too many drivers out there hang on to the old adages about vehicles – engines should be warmed up, and idling is good for the engine.  Both of these are complete myths when it comes to the modern vehicle.

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