eDriving COVID-19 Resource Center
Around the world many people who work in health care, delivery, service, emergency response, government, and many other industries are continuing to leave their homes to ensure that essential supplies and services continue to reach those in need during this difficult time.
To help keep those who drive for work safe, eDriving has shared the following Driver Safety Tips, published as part of its dedicated COVID-19 Resource Center. Visit the Resource Center for Workplace Safety Guidance, Fleet Manager Guides and information on eDriving’s upcoming COVID-19 safety-related webinar and eLearning module.
By Mark Boada, Executive Editor
The COVID-19 pandemic poses a new challenge to fleets, particularly pool fleets, those for which different drivers may be assigned to use the same vehicle day to day or even shift to shift or hour-to-hour.
The reason is that the coronavirus has been found to remain active on surfaces for up to 96 hours and infected drivers who don’t show symptoms may be passing the virus along to the next one.
Last week, Donlen, one of the largest fleet management companies in North America, hosted an hour-long, webcast “think tank” in which company executives, panelists and what a Donlen co-host said was a “packed” virtual audience of fleet professionals shared the measures they are taking to try to keep their shared vehicles virus-free.
Service fleets are seeing some great results with Mentor from eDriving - particularly beneficial are the “first notice of loss” feature and the DVIR feature.
AFLA is a lot more than an annual conference - it offers a variety of resources and networking connections throughout the year.
RepairSmith, backed by Daimler, offers on-site fleet service with ASE-certified mechanics delivering diagnostics, repair, maintenance, tire service, and state-regulated inspections (including BIT) direct to fleets.