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Modify Driver Behavior and Green Your Fleet
Posted on 06/03/2013 by Adrienne Sallerson | 0 Comments
If you’re looking for ways to achieve green initiatives, you might want to start with modifying driver behavior. After all, driver behavior is a major influence in fuel consumption. But in order to really change the way your employees drive their vehicles, it’s crucial that you provide them with training and education on eco-driving practices.
Eco-driving helps to improve fuel economy, reduce operating costs and decrease carbon emissions. When choosing the right eco-driver training method for your business, remember that education must be ongoing in order to prevent your drivers from falling back into old habits.
In addition to an eco-driver training program, a fleet management solution can help your business go green and stay green. How? With a GPS fleet tracking solution, you can see which of your employees are practicing fuel-efficient driving and which are wasting precious fuel and money. Having this type of information at your fingertips can help you determine the level of coaching your drivers really need.
Here are 5 ways a GPS fleet tracking solution can help to reduce fleet emissions:
- Monitor and reduce excessive vehicle idling
- Reduce speeding and aggressive driving
- Utilize automated preventive maintenance schedules
- Create a more efficient routing plan for your drivers
- Re-route your drivers around traffic congestion