The Impact of Driver Behavior on Your Fleet’s Tire Spend

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The Impact of Driver Behavior on Your Fleet’s Tire Spend

The Impact of Driver Behavior on Your Fleet's Tire Spend

On average, tires make up 19% of a fleet’s maintenance expenses, making tire spend the largest portion of maintenance costs. Did you know that you can reduce how much you spend on tires by monitoring and coaching driver behavior? In a recent analysis, we determined that a fleet of 1,000 vehicles can potentially save up to $40,000 on tires by reducing high-risk driving behavior such as harsh acceleration and deceleration events.

Learn more about how driver behavior affects your fleet’s tire expenditure and how you can take action to reduce your fleet’s tire spend by downloading our latest white paper today!

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Join Donlen at the 2017 Fleet Forward Conference

Donlen is proud to sponsor the first-ever Fleet Forward Conference, produced by Bobit Business Media. The Fleet Forward Conference is a new conference designed to actively include fleet stakeholders in the mobility fleet revolution. Join us at the conference November 7-8 to learn about Donlen’s solutions for mobility fleets, and don’t miss Donlen’s educational session, “The MaaS Revolution: Promises, Impacts and Challenges for Commercial Fleets” on Wednesday, November 8 at 2:20 p.m. If you are not already registered for the Fleet Forward Conference, there is still time! Register for the event here.


Lisa Vitola, Donlen Fleet Administrative Services Manager, Earns CAFM® Certification

Lisa VitolaLisa Vitola, Fleet Administrative Services manager at Donlen, received her Certified Automotive Fleet Manager (CAFM) certification in July. The CAFM certification program is a rigorous fleet management education program, requiring fleet professionals to pass comprehensive exams covering eight different aspects of fleet management. By achieving CAFM certification, Vitola is better equipped with the tools and knowledge to provide the highest level of service and account management for Donlen customers.


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Donlen Experts in the Media

Donlen shares opinions and advice with members of the fleet industry regularly. Today we feature one of the stories that we were involved in. Enjoy!


Driver’s Corner

According to AAA, animal-vehicle collisions begin to increase in October and peak in mid-November. During this time, it is important for drivers to be more alert and cautious at all times, but especially at dawn and dusk when many animals, particularly deer, are the most active.

In this article, AAA offers tips for avoiding animal-vehicle collisions, such as paying attention to road signs, continuously sweeping your eyes across the road for signs of animals and movement, and using high beams when there is no oncoming traffic. If an impact is imminent, it is important to use your brakes, but not swerve.


And Finally

One UPS driver has accomplished something no other UPS driver has before. Since beginning his career with UPS in 1962, Tom Camp has never been in an accident. That’s 55 years accident-free! Learn more about Camp’s spotless safety record here.

Have a great weekend and safe travels.


Originally appeared in FridayFleet on October 27, 2017