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Fleet Compliance

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aware of the latest compliance standards, including seminars, certification
programs and online training.

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// There are several training options available
to help keep employees aware of the latest
compliance standards.

Secret #3: Don't miss the chance to
overturn compliance violations
Knowing about erroneous fleet data in
the Safety Measurement System (SMS)
in advance helps ensure it can be corrected. Be sure to proactively monitor the
fleet's data to help avoid federal intervention and the operational disruption it can
bring, and regularly review the Behavior
Analysis and Safety Improvement Category (BASIC) percentile ranks, as well
as inspection and crash data in the SMS
system. Copies of inspection reports and
evidence related to any observed violations should also be kept.
If a violation has been issued in error,
request a review of the violation through
DataQs. This system automatically forwards the request for data review to the
appropriate office.
Secret #4: Conduct internal audits
at regular intervals
Self-auditing can help to confirm that
a compliance program is working. To
gauge success, perform multi-department audits at regular intervals and act
on the findings.
If performance is trending up or
down, make sure to identify why that's
taking place. Review compliance documents, such as DQs and motor vehicle
reports (MVRs), along with internal
policies and business rules. Compliance
isn't just about state and federal regulation; it has a lot to do with how effectively the business is managed.
An internal audit and a proactive
compliance mentality will give the
organization's leadership a high level
of confidence in your team, earn the
respect of customers and business
partners, and smooth working relationship with the FMCSA.

Secret #5: Broaden your use of mandated technology
Look beyond compliance and use
required equipment to help improve
safety, efficiency and profitability. Most
compliance violations are a combination of a lack of user knowledge and
poor internal processes. The addition
of these types of automated checks and
balances are the types of mistakes technology can address.
When required to introduce new
technology into your organization, it's
important to do so in a way that benefits
the business.
New rules, including the ELD mandate, present fleet managers with a
golden opportunity to transform their
operations for the better. With a fleet
management or mobile resource man-

agement solution in place, compliance
with government regulations is achievable. Management solutions also allow
the simultaneous and proactive training
of drivers to be safer, the increase of
inspection diligence, reconstructions of
events to understand what led to an accident or verify how the truck was being
driven, and maintenance automation.
By using these five secrets to improve
your fleet's compliance, violations will
likely decline or possibly be eliminated
altogether, and your investment in fleet
management best practices will translate to real value for your organization's
bottom line.
Erin Cave is vice president of product
management for Telogis Compliance and
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