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NAFA members have an opportunity to participate, free of charge, in a joint defensive driving pilot conducted by the National Safety Council (NSC) and Johns Hopkins University. The study’s organizers are looking for fleets with whom they can partner to analyze the effectiveness of defensive driving courses (DDC). The NSC and Johns Hopkins would like to train and then monitor…

From her days as a naval intelligence officer to her role as one of today’s most influential economists, Commander/Dr. Mary C. Kelly has carved out an unforgettable career in leadership. A former chief of police, professor, realtor, and HR director, Kelly has spent over more than two decades teaching and training thousands of military and civilian personnel. She is the…

Commercial and government fleet veteran Dave Woolf, president and CEO of TeleSwivel, shares some common-sense advice combined with a dash of vision to help fleet managers consider their next move toward electric vehicles. Q: What buzz are you hearing about EVs in the marketplace right now? Woolf: Now, everyone is talking about EVs—almost to the exclusion of other alternative fuels…

Roman Ferster started his career in IT, and starting in the early 2000s, applied that tech knowledge to safety solutions for fleets. As CEO of RGRAUTO Inc. USA, he has many years of experience collaborating with technology providers and studying the integration between drivers, ADAS, and telematics. Q: There are obvious reasons for fleet managers to use telematics to track…

NAFA tapped into the expertise of Shell Fleet Solutions’ Tim Murray to gain insight on fuel trends and tips for fleet managers looking to control their fuel spend in the post-pandemic budget crunch. Q: What is the general outlook on fuel and costs that a fleet manager needs to be aware of? Murray: This year, companies have placed a heightened…

Has your organization turned into a car collector? It’s not uncommon for fleet operators to find themselves accumulating highly specialized, rarely used vehicles or vehicles that simply don’t work for their current needs anymore. Right-sizing by evaluating fleet size and vehicle types can help fleet managers optimize vehicle use, cut back on fuel consumption, reduce emissions, and save on maintenance….

With gas prices spiking and shortages being reported across the country — even before the Russian cyberattack on one of our nation’s major pipelines — many people are turning a sharp eye to their tanks and nearest pumps. For fleet managers, this hawk-eyed approach to fuel is second nature. For some insight into the latest trends in managing fuel spend,…

Whether your fleet has been moving to EVs over the past several years or you’re just dipping your toe in the water, most fleet managers agree that EVs are an emerging player in a changing operational strategy. However, planning for an electric future can get sidelined when fleet managers try to wrap their arms around what it will actually cost…

Because they can provide so much and do so much, it’s tempting to see telematics as a cure-all. “Most fleet managers think deploying telematics will solve all their problems,” says Roman Ferster, CEO of RGRAUTO Inc. “I know many managers for whom instead of making life easier, telematics makes their life much harder. They buy the most expensive technology with…

NAFA Fleet Management Association has expanded its robust awards program with the acquisition of The 100 Best Fleets in the Americas program. The 100 Best Fleets in the Americas, founded by fleet veteran Tom C. Johnson, recognizes the best operations in the government fleet sector. Now in its 20th year, The 100 Best Fleets in the Americas program includes The…