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  • Introducing The Valor System Backup Camera

    Backup Camera The Fleet Backup Camera has a 120° Degree viewable angle, its waterproof and has auto night vision camera is one of the most durable Valor System has to offer, with incredible adjustability and night vision clarity. Wireless Backup Camera The Wireless Fleet Backup camera has a 120° Degree viewable angle, it’s waterproof and has auto […]

    Posted at May 22, 2013 » By : » Categories : Blog » 0 Comment
  • How Fleet Tracking Benefits You

    Realize The Benefits Fleet Tracking is a great tool to cut down your fleet costs and save you thousands of dollars each year. By using GPS Fleet Tracking you will be able to know where your vehicles are up to every minute, if needed. Fleet Managers are able to get instant alerts on their phone […]

    Posted at May 15, 2013 » By : » Categories : Blog » 0 Comment
  • Driver Safety Tips: Slippery Roads

    The month of May often brings rain, so now is a good time to remind your drivers of safe driving practices for slippery roads. Here are some tips for safe driving: When you drive on wet gravel or dirt roads you should: 1. Drive more cautiously with slower speeds and stay farther behind the vehicle […]

    Posted at May 10, 2013 » By : » Categories : Blog » 0 Comment
  • 46 MPG on 2014 Chevy Cruze Diesel

    GM announced fuel economy numbers for the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel, which the automaker said will deliver an EPA-estimated highway MPG of 46. GM estimates the range of the diesel version of the Cruze is 700 miles on a single tank. The Cruze’ diesel engine can produce an estimated 148 hp and estimated […]

    Posted at April 25, 2013 » By : » Categories : Blog » 0 Comment
  • Driver Fatigue a Huge Cause of Crashes

    20 Percent of Car Crashes Caused by Driver Fatigue A 100-car naturalistic driving study, conducted by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, has concluded that fatigue is a cause of 20% of crashes, rather than the 2-3% previously estimated. Previous estimates were based on surveys, simulator studies and test tracks. What’s more, 18- to 20-year-olds account […]

    Posted at April 19, 2013 » By : » Categories : Blog » 0 Comment
  • GM Investing $332 Million for New Fuel-Efficient Powertrains

    General Motors is investing close to $332 million at four of its manufacturing sites in order to build new, more fuel-efficient powertrains. These new powertrains include a new V-6 engine, an eight-speed transmission, and tooling for an existing six-speed transmission. The GM plants receiving this investment are in Flint and Bay City, Michigan.; Toledo, Ohio, […]

    Posted at April 9, 2013 » By : » Categories : Blog » 0 Comment
  • EPA Proposes New Tier 3 Emissions Standards to Start in 2017

    EPA Proposition The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed new Tier 3 tailpipe and fuel standards that are designed to reduce emissions and the sulfur content in gasoline. The proposed standards would go into effect in 2017 if approved as-is. The proposed Tier 3 standards are designed to be in line with the California […]

    Posted at April 4, 2013 » By : » Categories : Blog » 0 Comment
  • Delivery of the New 2013 Dodge Ram CNG Trucks

    Chrysler Group LLC has begun the delivery of 242 new 2013 Ram 2500 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) pickup trucks to the State of Oklahoma. ODOT will use the Ram CNG bi-fuel pickups primarily as service trucks on the state’s roads and highways. Gov. Mary Fallin is leading a coalition of 22 states seeking to use more CNG vehicles […]

    Posted at March 26, 2013 » By : » Categories : Blog » 0 Comment
  • IIHS Study: Weak Guards on Truck Trailers Pose Deadly Underride Threat in Crashes

    Underride Modern semitrailers generally succeed in keeping passenger vehicles from sliding underneath them, bolstering the chances of car occupants surviving a crash into the back of a large truck, recent tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)show. But in crashes involving only a small portion of the truck’s rear, most semitrailers fail to prevent […]

    Posted at March 22, 2013 » By : » Categories : Blog » 0 Comment
  • IIHS Releases Data on Vehicle Crash Fatalities

    New IIHS Data on Fatalities The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) posted new data on motor vehicle crash fatalities from 2011. In 2011, a total of 32,367 people died in motor vehicle crashes, which is down 30% from a study conducted of 1975. The majority of these fatalities occurred in passenger vehicle collisions, which […]

    Posted at February 22, 2013 » By : » Categories : Blog » 0 Comment