By Drew Hamilton, Teletrac
A myriad of independent studies have repeatedly
demonstrated the obvious tie between fleet safety performance indicators and accidents involving commercial vehicles. These studies also quantify the staggering cost burdens and productivity losses commercial vehicle accidents place upon
fleets. Safety monitoring, analysis, and assertive response
together comprise a cost-effective fleet management strategy. Operations managers and business owners increasingly agree with this view, seeing safety not just as a cost center and compliance issue but as a strategic business priority to help trim costs and boost efficiency.