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How Metrics can Enhance Ecodriving Success

With fuel prices ebbing and surging, the impact on businesses large and small is becoming profound.  As a result, fleet managers and trucking company owners nationwide are paying particular attention to various means of measuring fuel usage and driver behavior.   Certainly, … 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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Corporate responsibility and doing the right thing – Ecodriving style!

So, we all know that Ecodriving can provide dedicated practitioners of the methodolgy the benefit of some pretty impressive fuel and money savings.  And when you get a bunch of dedicated practitioners together, in say the form of a fleet … Continue reading

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The Ecodriving / Diet Connection – Part II

In my last post I talked about the fact that Ecodriving and dieting have some things in common. 1 – Every little bit counts. 2 – Changing your behavior can be the most critical component to success. As it turns … Continue reading

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Ecodriving Solutions Speaks Before the Houston-Galveston Area Council

Ecodriving Solutions was asked recently to give talks regarding ecodriving theory and the genesis of ecodriving to the Houston-Galveston Area Council as well as to the Houston Independent School District. The HGAC has made available a video of the talk, … Continue reading

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Drive the Speed Limit to Save Fuel and Money

Depending on the vehicle you drive, going much faster than freeway speed limits can have a really damaging effect on your fuel mileage.  Ultimately, that means more frequent stops at the pump and more money out of you pocket. Here … Continue reading

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Resisting the Fast Lane to Achieve Notable Fleet Fuel Savings

We all know that slowing down means we will be using less fuel and therefor can visit the pump less often.  That is a good thing for the year-end bottom line, especially if we are a part of a fleet … Continue reading

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Knowing the Balance of Ecodriving can Help Drivers See Fleet Fuel Savings Success

Ecodriving is the process of using a few common sense driving tips to help you and your fleet drivers to be more fuel efficient. Done properly and consistently, they can help fleets save some serious money in fuel. Just check … Continue reading

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Capitalizing on Red Lights is Hardly a Stale Idea for Fleet Fuel Savings

While most drivers look at red lights as an impediment to their progress, Ecodrivers realize that red lights, especially stale ones -those that are likely to go green soon – present some real opportunities to save money. In fact, a … Continue reading

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Police Force in UK successfully adopts Ecodriving for Fleet Fuel Savings

According to an article in GreenBiz.com,  a 499-vehicle strong police fleet in the U.K. used Ecodriving initiatives and driver training to help them reduce their use of fuel. Of particular interest in the article are two major points. Although Ecodriving … Continue reading

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