Author Archives: Alan Mann

About Alan Mann

Driver risk scoring/coaching/cell phone distraction avoidance/driver behavior expert.

Supply Chain Crisis Solutions for Improving Fleet Safety

Global Supply Chain Issues and Fleet Management Knowing the technology assistance is out there is one thing, but it does little good if that technology is not deliverable to the fleet. That is exactly what is happening now.  Global supply … Continue reading

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3 Approaches to Commercial Driver Safety: Stop, Warn or Coach?

A comparison of in-vehicle driver safety technology “True prevention is not waiting for bad things to happen, it’s preventing things from happening in the first place.” – Don McPherson, former NFL quarterback With increasing accident rates, increasing accident settlement costs, … Continue reading

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Safe Driving Tips for Distracted Driving Awareness Month

During the month of April which is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, we should be reminded that a significant portion of on-the-job fleet accidents are directly attributed to driver distraction. In a recent report from Property Casualty 360, it is stated … Continue reading

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Top 5 Reasons Why Fleet Drivers Should Be Using Company Provided Cell Phones

Why the corporate cell phone improves security and driver fleet safety With the rapid proliferation and expanded use of cell phones, employees are typically having greater and greater access to privileged company information.  The security of confidential company information may … Continue reading

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What do Nuclear Verdicts Mean for Fleets and the Fleet Insurance Ecosystem?

Upward-trending nuclear verdicts should be very concerning to the entire fleet insurance ecosystem around commercial auto/trucking, in addition, of course, to the fleet itself. Across the country, we are clearly seeing a tremendous increase in negative financial judgments, often with … Continue reading

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Using Fleet Insurance Deductibles to Improve Safety

Fleet safety technology will lead to improved driver behavior and lowered accident rates.  Both fleets and fleet insurers would like to see safety technology implemented, but the key question often is who should pay for it? The answer, logically enough, … Continue reading

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How to Manage Fleet Speeding Without Speed Governors

What is a Speed Governor? A speed governor is a device that is to regulate and limit the top speed of a vehicle. Speed governors control the speed of an engine based on load requirements providing automatic limitation of speed. … Continue reading

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Using Commercial Fleet Insurance Deductibles to Improve Driver Safety

Fleet safety technology will lead to improved driver behavior and lowered accident rates.  Both fleets and fleet insurers would like to see safety technology implemented, but the key question often is who should pay for it? The answer, logically enough, … Continue reading

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The Importance of Time and Space on Fleet Safety

Basics of Driving Safety At the most basic level, the one beginning concept that all technology and training ought to focus on is to make the driver continually have an awareness of maintaining a safe amount of time and a … Continue reading

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Strengthen and Enforce Your Fleet’s Cell Phone Policy

NLRB ruling helps but middle ground needed to mitigate cell phone usage liabilities while maintaining fleet operational efficiency Cell phones are ubiquitous, ingrained into our personal and professional lives, and clearly have the ability to provide significant improvement in driving … Continue reading

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