FRSC CAPTURES 1,087 OPERATORS IN DRIVING STANDARDISATION PROGRAMME

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has captured about 1,087 driving schools in its standardisation programme with 611 meeting minimum requirements for operation. Corps Marshal of FRSC, Boboye Oyeyemi disclosed at an interactive session with representatives of the driving school associations in Abuja, that 1,623 driving school instructors have been registered on the Corps’ portal with 129,198 trainee drivers, while […]

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LAFARGE AFRICA ESTABLISHES ACADEMY FOR TRUCK DRIVERS, TRANSPORT FIRMS

Lafarge Africa Plc has inaugurated a logistics academy to train drivers, transport company owners, employees and other stakeholder groups involved in the logistics process of its business. The Group Managing Director, Lafarge Africa, Mr. Michel Puchercos, said the academy was conceptualised to move the operations of the company and its key stakeholders to a proficient level, towards impacting the business […]

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USING YOUR FLEET MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (TELEMATICS) TO ASSESS DRIVER BEHAVIOUR AND IMPROVE RESULTS

Beyond knowing exactly where your vehicle is at any point in time and being able to immobilize a vehicle when situation so demand, fleet management system or telematics produces some results that could fundamentally aid the effectiveness of driver behaviour’s assessment and performance improvement. Behaviours such as excessive idling, aggressive acceleration, harsh braking, sudden deceleration, over speeding and fast cornering […]

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UNIVERSAL BEST PRACTICES FOR IMPROVING SAFETY AND FLEET EFFICIENCY

In terms of best practices, there are several things every Fleet Manager should consider implementing, regardless of the immediate challenge they may be facing. From excessive idling, to speeding or preventive maintenance and fuel consumption, there are five universal practices and procedures that can help every fleet improve safety while also increasing efficiency and lowering costs.

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