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Looking Ahead and Thinking Ahead to Save Fuel and Money

For those of you that have an even passing interest in the concept of ecodriving, the idea of anticipatory driving should be part and parcel of your thought process when trying to save fuel. Reading intersections, looking at traffic flow, … Continue reading

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FedEx Changes Driver Behavior and Saves Fuel and Money

Worldwide freight carrier FedEx is a household name and runs one of the largest vehicle fleets on the planet.  The Memphis, Tennessee based company has also long been an expert in the process of maximizing efficiency in their entire shipping … Continue reading

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Controlling emotions to get better fuel savings

As an ecodriving solutions instructor, I get asked by clients that we work with, if I practice what I preach in terms of driving behavior.  And I have to admit, that even though it can take some serious emotional discipline … Continue reading

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U.S. EPA says driver training can help save fuel

Sure, its hardly ground breaking news, and it is something that fleet mangers across the country know, but still, it is certainly good to see it in official print. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, properly trained fleet truck … Continue reading

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The Ford C-Max – Proof That Driver Behavior Influences Fleet Fuel Savings

Thinking of replacing your fleet of gasoline only powered cars with some hybrids, or do you think that hybrid technology is just a hype?   No matter what you think, it is hard to argue with the fact that almost … Continue reading

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EDS Trains Houston Independent School District Safety Trainers on Fleet Fuel Savings

It was a successful few days in late July that marked the official training of Houston Independent School District Fleet Safety personnel by the Ecodriving Solutions crew of master Ecodriving trainers. The goal? Help the HISD 1,000 driver strong fleet … Continue reading

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Ecodrive when you Park to See Fleet Fuel Savings

Sure, Ecodriving principles are pertinent when you are on the open road, but did you know that as a delivery driver, how and where you park your rig can affect your end fuel mileage. Check out this short EDS quick … Continue reading

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President Obama State of the Union “…the Easiest Way to Save Money is to Waste Less Energy.”

If you can, put your political persuasions aside for a moment, and take a look at what President Obama had to say regarding energy development and use in the United States, during his State of the Union address. While covering … Continue reading

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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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Cruise Control and how it can Help Your Fleet Save Fuel

Cruise control can be a terrific tool in helping a driver to save fuel. But… When you use it is an important decision to make.  You want to be sure that you won’t have to constantly turn the system on … Continue reading

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