Driver Assist Tech Can Increase Distraction

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February 14, 2018
Mich. City Turns 15-Year-Old Dump Truck Into Safety Vehicle

City of Wyoming, Mich., fleet staff refurbished a Public Works dump truck, turning it into a crash attenuator vehicle for the city’s Fire Division.


Driver Assist Tech Can Increase Distraction

Drivers with access to semi-autonomous features such as automatic braking or a lane keeping system say that they're significantly more distracted while driving than drivers without the technology, according to a new study.



Calif. City Hires Fleet Manager

Jose Gallardo was named the fleet manager for the City of Concord, Calif., starting his new position Dec. 4, 2017.


Chicago Agencies Respond to Snow Storm

Twelve days into the month, the City of Chicago is already experiencing its snowiest February in three years. Following last week's snow storm, city agencies have begun response efforts.


Apply for the Leading Fleets Award

The Leading Fleets award is open to government fleets and recognizes operations that are performing at a high level in fleet innovation and leadership. Applications are due February 27.


6 Innovations in Electric Vehicle Charging

The days of “dumb” electric vehicle (EV) chargers may soon be over. Here are six new or upcoming technologies that can change the way you charge your vehicles.


Toro - Groundsmaster 1337 Mower

Toro’s Groundsmaster 1337 pull-behind rotary mower includes three contour-following cutting decks, a 12-foot width of cut, and height adjustment from 5 inches to 4 inches.


Kubota - KX033-4 Compact Excavator

The Kubota KX033-4 compact excavator is available with an extendable dipper arm that can be extended up to 31 inches.


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