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Action in the Aftermath: How to Create a Collision Procedures Plan

11/9/2016

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FREE WEBINAR 

Action in the Aftermath: How to Create a Collision Procedures Plan

Originally aired: Wednesday, November 9, 2016  ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Just one accident can sink a small business. That’s why it’s critical to understand how to plan for and manage the events that follow. Join Del Lisk, Vice President, Safety Services, and Gary Johnson, Director, Risk and Compliance Management at Lytx, to learn what happens in the event of a collision and how to create a plan to manage collisions. Del and Gary will share tips on procedures that can help minimize costs and negative impacts to your business should a collision happen.

  • What happens after a collision – whether or not your driver is at fault
  • Responding to law enforcement and subsequent investigations
  • Managing legal claims
  • Minimizing service downtime and reputation risk
  • Creating a collision procedures plan

Speakers:

Del Lisk, Vice President, Safety Services, Lytx

Gary Johnson, Director, Risk and Compliance Management, Lytx

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Web Seminars

How to Stay Competitive in a Time of Rising Privatization

11/1/2016

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FREE ONLINE WORKSHOP 

How to Stay Competitive in a Time of Rising Privatization

Originally aired: Tuesday, November 1, 2016 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET 

It’s a fact–local government-operated solid waste management entities have an accident rate four times higher than the private sector, and are up to 40 percent costlier. This puts entire waste operations like yours at risk of being outsourced to the private sector. We’re here to help.

Join our upcoming workshop so we can better help you:

  • Understand your risk of collisions compared to the private sector
  • Learn, first-hand, how your peers are using the Lytx DriveCam™ Program to help reduce risk and costs to stay competitive
  • Develop an action plan for your organization

Make the most of this session! Come prepared with the following information:

  1. Number of collisions you had last year
  2. Your “on-road” fleet size
  3. Number of city employees working in your department

Speakers:

Rush Akin, Government Account Executive, Lytx, Inc.

William Lane, Assistant Superintendent (Safety), Fairfax County - Department of Public Works & Environmental Services 

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Web Seminars

A Fleet Manager’s Guide to Payment Networks

10/25/2016

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FREE WEBINAR 

A Fleet Manager’s Guide to Payment Networks

Originally aired: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Fleet cards aren’t all the same, and neither are their networks. Proprietary fleet cards own their networks and can customize how its programs work. This can lead to more security, better control over fuel expenditures, and efficient management of expenses. The differences between open loop and closed loop networks will be reviewed, as well as more detail about how they process transactions differently. Learn more about the benefits of fleet card networks, and how you can leverage them to improve efficiency and gain benefits for your organization.

Speaker:

Carlos Escobar, Sr. Manager National Accounts, WEX, Inc.

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Web Seminars

Artificial Intelligence Applied to Driving - The Value of Advanced Driver Assistance & Collision Avoidance Systems Today

10/11/2016

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Artificial Intelligence Applied to Driving - The Value of Advanced Driver Assistance & Collision Avoidance Systems Today

Originally aired: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and Collision Avoidance Systems are often in the news. While it’s clear that these systems have a number of safety benefits, it can be challenging to understand what differentiates the various types of systems. In addition, regulatory bodies such as NHTSA and NTSB are weighing in and offering recommendations for implementation. In this discussion, we will help you to better understand the value of these systems, the implications of the regulations, and what steps you can take today to keep your drivers safe.

Speaker:

Chris Ritter, Regional Sales Manager, Mobileye

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Web Seminars

Successfully Selecting and Implementing a GPS/AVL Solution

9/13/2016

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FREE WEBINAR 

Successfully Selecting and Implementing a GPS/AVL Solution

Originally aired: Tuesday, September 13, 2016  ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Ensure the solution your stakeholders select is adopted and provides a good return on investment.

At the conclusion of this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  1. Implement a future-proofed telematics solution
  2. Recognize what agency-wide buy-in looks like
  3. Anticipate and affect the change management needed for successful adoption

GPS/AVL is no longer considered “nice to have.” Whether government agencies are looking to mitigate liability, reduce costs, or increase accountability and transparency; GPS/AVL systems are slowly becoming a staple in Government fleets.

This webinar will take real world lessons from agencies who have successfully implemented a telematics solution, describe challenges and obstacles they faced, and how they reached their goals. The webinar will focus around three key business practices: aligning your solution with your agency’s key service level indicators, ensuring you obtain buy-in from all affected groups, and preparing your agency and resources to manage the changes that come with implementing new technology

Speaker:

Chris Jackson, VP, Government Operations, Webtech Wireless, a division of BSM Technologies

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Mike Antich
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I asked one fleet manager how he spec’ed replacement trucks for his fleet application. He related that many years earlier an OEM rep spec’ed out his trucks and he has been using the same formula ever since. While this may work in some cases, specifications should be defined by today’s fleet application to ensure the replacement truck is designed to accommodate current operational requirements rather than trying to make your operation conform to trucks spec’ed for yesteryear’s requirements.

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Driving Notes

Amy Winter-Hercher
2017 Subaru Impreza

By Amy Winter-Hercher
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Sherb Brown
Yes Virginia, There is Depreciation

By Sherb Brown
Depreciation is a necessary evil in our industry. Knowing your risks and knowing your OEM partners won’t make depreciation go away but it can make it more manageable.

Are You a Fleet Manager or Are You Just Managing a Fleet

By Sherb Brown

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Target Your Team by Pointing Toward Goals

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Without day-to-day goals that feed into the larger goals of the company, chances are that your team is just kicking assignments around.

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