Simple Ecodriving Tips: The Beauty and The Beast

In a past entry, Mike talked about some common sense ways fleet drivers can save fuel – and costs – for your organization. Mike’s “5 Tips” offered some simple (some might even say “easy”) ways to cut fuel costs. If … Continue reading

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For 2012…Resolve to Get Ecodriving Results!

  It’s that time of year when we all at least think about making some sort of resolutions – eat better, exercise more, be kinder to strangers…you get the idea. At Ecodriving Solutions, we were thinking that this would be … Continue reading

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Training Can Be Fun?

For many of us, when we are “invited” to a training session at work, we automatically have a negative response. We remember boring lectures from grade school, confusing monologues from our nutty (fill in your least-favorite subject here) teacher in … Continue reading

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The Coast is Clear

One Ecodriving technique is to use coasting, when possible. This is different from “drafting” and we are, in no way, advocating that behavior…which can be incredibly dangerous. Instead, the Ecodriving technique involves using coasting sparingly, when conditions dictate, and at … Continue reading

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Speed Limits and Vegetables

One very simple Ecodriving technique is to drive the speed limit, or even below the speed limit, when conditions dictate. Driving the speed limit is sort of like eating vegetables – we all know we should do it and that … Continue reading

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Teaching an Old Jackrabbit New Acceleration Tricks

Accelerating smoothly and avoiding the “jackrabbit” start is a key concept in Ecodriving. Most of us realize that accelerating quickly wastes fuel and accelerating smoothly saves it. Pretty simple concept, right? So, as a leader, how can you help your … Continue reading

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Creating Powerful Drivers

In a recent post, Mike talked about the fact that “knowledge is power” and that, “the more you know the better you and your drivers can be at saving fuel and reducing carbon emissions.” So, as a leader, how can you … Continue reading

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Coaching Drivers to Become Ecodrivers

Studies have shown that, while training alone can lead to a change in behavior and productivity up to 25%, adding coaching to the mix can TRIPLE those results! In other words, training alone is not enough. So…what is coaching and … Continue reading

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The signs, sounds and skills of ecodriving for your fleet

We’ve all learned things we have promptly forgotten, once we left the training venue. Just think about 5th grade math, for instance. Used any of that lately? That’s the key – if you use a new skill or concept you’re … Continue reading

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One-Minute Ecodriving Video Tips: How your fleet drivers can make the most of them

As we shared in a previous blog post, we’ve just made available a scannable QR code that includes rotating ecodriving video tips. Each tip lasts less than a minute and shares simple ecodriving tips to help you and your fleet save … Continue reading

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