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Cell Phone Safety

- January 17, 2017 by Paula Tetrault (View all posts by Paula)
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Have you or someone you know been a victim of crime while using your cell phone?  Have you caused a traffic accident or been involved in a traffic accident because someone was using a cell phone?  How many times has …  Read more …

Preparing your Equipment for Winter

- December 15, 2016 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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With the first snow storms starting to show up across the country, thoughts of winter preparation should become part of your maintenance processes—this will help reduce loss time due to equipment malfunction.  For this post, I’ll be sharing a few …  Read more …

Updating Your Vehicles Part 2 Educating Your Drivers On the Risks of Hybrid/Electric Car Batteries

- November 23, 2016 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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In my last blog, about updating your vehicles, I discussed considerations to make when buying or leasing new fleet vehicles. For part two of this series, I will be addressing safety hazards associated with an electric or a gas/electric hybrid vehicle.  While …  Read more …

Vehicle Safety – Tire Talk

- November 10, 2016 by Paula Tetrault (View all posts by Paula)
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Now that football season is well underway many of us have strong opinions on “deflategate,” Tom Brady, and the proper inflation point of footballs.  Since that subject has been covered over and over and over, let’s talk Tire Pressure – …  Read more …

Driving Risk During the Fall Harvest

- November 7, 2016 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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Summer has gone, and around here we have gotten into harvest season. This means large slow equipment for the next several months on most of the secondary roads often times with minimal lighting (usually the SMV triangle or just flashing …  Read more …

Upgrading your Fleet Vehicles: Keep Terrain and Ergonomics in Mind

- October 7, 2016 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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Is it time to upgrade your business fleet? Times have changed and the choices available to us can seem overwhelming—from the basic model to the most loaded. Front wheel drive, all-wheel drive, four wheel drive, sedans, mini vans, SUVs…the list …  Read more …