Month: January 2018

5 Reasons Why You Need Quality Wiper Blades

5 Reasons Why You Need Quality Wiper Blades

The windscreen of a car is the eyes of the car.

Without good sight, drivers cannot drive well in rain, snow and foggy areas. Quality wiper blades gets the job done very well as they help to clean the windscreen and keep the windscreen fit for driving.

Wiper blades work on the windscreen of a car in removing rain, snow, debris and dust. All vehicles are required to have wiper blades—ranging from lorries, buses, coaches and many others.

Setting up a fake wiper blade will cause serious frustration and confusion as they will not be able to fulfill their function very well.

  1. Quality Wiper Blades Don’t Brake During Installation

Most fake wiper blades break up at installation. Fake wipers possess are set of qualities that helps to detect them. The following are some few things to note about fake wiper blades:

  • It brakes as your mechanic is fixing it.
  • It breaks a few minute after installation and using it.
  • The rubble blade begins to brake about the week of using it.
  • The rubber blade begins to scratch the windscreen after a week of using it.
  • The wiper blade is not able to remove dust and waster well enough.
  1. Quality Wiper Blades Cost Less on the Long Term

While wiper blade is very important in protecting the windscreen and providing sight to the driver, it is very important to always buy quality wiper blades. Quality costs less in the long term but may be expensive at the beginning.

  1. Quality Wiper Blades Lasts Long

Quality wiper blades do what they do well. They clean up dust, rain and debris on the windscreen very well without breaking easily. They also last for long giving a high return on investment to drivers and fleet managers. The average lifespan of quality wiper blades is about 8 months to 9 months.

  1. Quality Wiper Blades Come with Good Windscreen Washers

Quality wiper blades also come with windscreen washers. They spray the scree water fluid on the windscreen as they swing back and forth about on the arm, pivoted by the electric motor. They keep the windscreen clean, clear and tidy.

  1. Quality Wiper Blades Performs Well Even Under Adverse Conditions

The issue about wiper blades is that you cannot know its effectiveness until it is being used. While most fake wiper blades breaks up when they are “on duty,” good wiper blades performs their job well without breaking and wearing done, This improves driving efficiency and peace of mind while driving.

This is why it is imperative to always investigate carefully and buy quality wiper blades instead of just changing it any wiper blade on the market.

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The Responsibility of the Government in Road Safety

The Responsibility of the Government in Road Safety

Road safety is a shared responsibility. It is the responsibility of drivers, pedestrians, cyclists, motorists and ultimately the government.

The government cannot be blamed for road accidents, but the responsibility of the government in road safety cannot be underestimated.

The following are core responsibilities of every government in road a safety.

  1. Construction of roads and fixing of junk roads.

The first responsibility of the government in road safety is the construction of roads and fixing of junk roads. Bad roads increase the risk of road accidents as it makes it uncomfortable for drivers when moving along it.

Most drivers, in their quest to avoid and jump pot holes plunge themselves into road accidents. This is actually the cause of the government in the first place.

  1. Licensing and authorizing of worthy vehicles on the road.

It is the responsibility of the government to ensure that only drivers who are eligible to driver and have driving license drive on the road.

This is to avoid road accidents as well as preventing reckless driving on the road. A vehicle that also does not meet the respective road safety standards must not be allowed on the roads.

  1. Setting up road safety policies, systems and structures in the country.

Every country needs the required road safety policies to ensure safety on the road. And it is the responsibility of the government to enact laws, regulations and policies to prevent road accidents in the country.

  1. Enforcement of road policies, systems and structures to ensure road safety.

Polices, practices and laws are useless if they are not being enforced to ensure safety. That means the ministries, security systems, police and other law enforcement agencies must enforce the policies to ensure road safety.

By so doing, the rate at which accidents occur can be reduced. This is a core responsibility of the government in ensuring road safety.

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How Tempered Speed Governors Causes Road Accidents

How Tempered Speed Governors Causes Road Accidents

The job of speed governor is to limit and restrict the speed of a running vehicle so that it does not go overboard, leading to road safety.

Speed governors prevent the car from going above its speed limit no matter how the driver drives. This prevents overspeeding and reduces road accidents.

But the opposite happens when speed governors have been tempered with. When speed governors are tempered with , the original function and duty of speed governors cannot be fulfilled leading to divers road accidents.

Speed governors operate by sending electronic signals to the vehicle’s on-board computer which causes the engine system of the car to respond and restrict the car from exceeding its speed limits.

Many drivers however, make mechanical changes to the engine system so that it fails to respond to the electronic signals sent by the speed governors leading to tempered speed governors.

Overspeeding is one of the major causes of road accidents.

When vehicles overspeed, it increase the risk of road accidents as it makes it difficult for the driver to control the vehicle in adverse situation, this intend lead to road accidents. Tempered speed governors do not restrict speed thereby exposing the car to road accidents.

Commercial drivers who drive for long on the road working hard to meet sales targets given to them expose themselves to road accidents.

Fatigue and frustration are the two friends that causes drivers to over speed their vehicles. In order to meet targets, speed governors are tempered so as to allow free speeding may lead to road accidents.

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5 Dangers of Overloading Your Car

5 Dangers of Overloading Your Car

Overloading your car is illegal. When you overload your car, you take uncalculated risks which may plunge the car into accidents and fatal havoc. Overloading causes seriously imbalance to the car which may affects the driving, state of the car and eventually increase vehicle maintenance costs.

It is rather unfortunate that drivers don’t take heed to preventive vehicle maintenance. Preventive vehicle maintenance which includes avoiding overloading will go a long way to ensure the health of the car. On the contrary, overloading your car will expose it to many dangers.

  1. Unstable Car

Every car has the required gross, net and passenger weight. If the car has been overloaded beyond the required weight limits, it causes imbalance to the car. This makes steering the car and stooping very difficult, which could lead to road accidents.

  1. Car Acceleration Is Affected

When a car overloads it poses threats to acceleration. Overtaking on the wrong can be very dangerous as it may causes a vehicle imbalance affecting the acceleration system of the car.

  1. Vehicle Brake Failure

Overloading your car can seriously affect the brake system of your car. When you overload the car, it affects the rate at which the brake pads and shoes press against the rotary wheel disk to stop the car. If the overload continuous it may potentially lead to the damage of the rotary wheel disk which can lead to serious and fatal accidents.

  1. Tyre Wear & Tear

Overloading the car can affect the tyre of your car. The tyres of a car are likely to wear and tear very fast as the car struggles to move along the road. This can go a long way to affect the fleet management costs and maintenance of the car.

  1. Increase in the Risk of Road Accident

Overloading your car will increase the risk of road accidents. Accidents are prone to happen to cars that are constantly heavily loaded with the driver struggling to drive the car and the car struggling to move along as a result of gross car imbalance.

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5 Causes of Vehicle Brake Failure

5 Causes of Vehicle Brake Failure

Vehicle brake failure is one of the common causes of road accidents. Many lives have been lost and injured as result of brake failure. When brakes fail on the highway leads to many fatal and horrible accidents.

Putting up measures to prevent vehicle brake failure goes a long way to secure the vehicles as well as the driver. By putting up the right vehicle brake failure preventive measures in place, private and commercial drivers can protect their asset.

Knowing and understanding the major causes of vehicle brake failure will help initiate practices, policies and rules to prevent road accidents. The following are the 5 major causes of vehicle brake failure:

  1. Excessive Use of Brake Pads & Shoes

The very first cause of vehicle brake failure is the excessive use of brake pads and shoes. Aggressive braking, stooping very often, driving through mud and many others make brake pads to wear faster. Excessive use of brake pads and shoes limits their ability to work hence exposing one to road accidents.

  1. Failure to Change Worn Our Brake Pads & Shoes

Out of neglect, many drivers fail to change their brake pads and shoes. This deepens the issue of vehicle brake failure as the brake pads may not able to press against the rotary disk wheels to ensure vehicle stops on time. This failure may also go ahead to cause damage to rotary disk if not checked well.

  1. Driving Through Mud & Flood Without Care

When driving through mud, it is very important to check the status of your brake. Brake pads and brake shoes worn out very quickly as the car struggles through mud or water. When the car is driving through mud or water, the particles or excess water are likely to get into the brake system preventing it from functioning as it is being forced on and on. That is why it is very important to take caution when driving through mud and water.

  1. Failure to Lubricate the Brake Pads & Shoes

Brake pads and shoes needs brake fluids to lubricate them so that they can function properly. Out of neglect, drivers may fail to lubricate the brake. This may cause the brake pads to overheat as it tries to press hard against the rotary disk to make the car stop. Overheating intends leads to vehicle brake failure.

  1. Overloading the Car

Overloading may seem nothing at the first. But overloading actually leads to improper brake functions. Too much load on the car can potentially damage the brake system. That is why it is very important to load your car as the manual demands.

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5 Simple Tips for Washing your Car Like a Pro

5 Simple Tips for Washing your Car Like a Pro

Many drivers enjoy the luxury of driving their car around, but when it comes to washing it, they shy away. Notwithstanding, washing your car can help maintain your car’s exterior clean, tidy and sparkling as you drive along.

Well, here are 5 tips for washing your car like a pro.

  1. Dust the Interior & Exterior Sections of Your Car

Before you dust your car, remove items from it. Remove and dust the floor mat. Dust and blow off dusts residing between the seat and the center console through the hose connected to the exhaust port. Dust off all the interior sections of the car by tossing off all traces of dust in the car.

  1. Rinse the Car Thoroughly

Prior to washing the car, rinse it so that you can remove large segments of dust on the car. Connect a pump to a flowing tap and use it to run through the exterior sections of the car to make sure all large pieces of dust on the exterior sections of the car are removed.

  1. Wash the Car Thoroughly

Once you are done with rinsing and sprinkling of water over the car, the next step is washing your car thoroughly. When washing your car, it is important to avoid suing dish washer and liquid detergent which can damage the wax paintings on the car. Use a car washing soap and a soft washing mitt to wash the car. Use an auto window cleaner when washing the windows of the car.

  1. Polish the Car to Make it Glow

Washing your car is more like bathing. After bathing, you want to apply pomade on your skin, so that it can shine and glow. The same apples to washing your car. After the washing, take a cleaning mitt abd clean the surface of the car neatly and then apply your hand gently over the surface with a dual action polisher and conditioning oils.

  1. Wax to Protect the Surface

Once you are done with polishing for extra glow, you can go ahead and wax the surface so that you can protect the exterior of your car.  Waxing the car is more like using a sunscreen to protect the exterior of the car with high finishing. You can use a Carnauba or Polymer form of wax polisher in waxing your car.

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How GPS Tracking System Controls Driver Behaviors

How GPS Tracking System Controls Driver Behaviors

It is easier to control and manage machines, but the hardest part of fleet management is managing human beings. Being able to manage and control driving behaviors is paramount to reducing general fleet operational costs such as vehicle maintenance, insurance premiums and fuel consumption.

GPS tracking systems control driver behaviors so that managing fleet becomes easy. GPS tracking system controls the driving, speeding, vehicle usage, fuel usage and vehicle maintenance through the GPS technology.

The following details the way GPS tracking systems controls driver behaviors:

  1. GPS tracking systems control driving speed

GPS tracking systems do not just track the whereabouts of a car; they also measure the speed at which the car is running. This helps to know where the driver is overspeeding and driving reckless so as to prevent dangerous and reckless driving practices which leads to road accidents.

  1. GPS tracking systems prevents the overuse of fleet

Most drivers will cut corners. They will corporate vehicle to paces and do their own rounds. With a GPS tracking system in place, the drivers by themselves will be afraid to engage in such a practice. This is because if they do, they’ll be caught and tracked by the GPS technology. This enables the GPS tracking systems control driver behaviors.

  1. GPS tracking systems helps monitor fuel consumption

Fuel is probably one of the cost consuming commodities there is in fleet management. Advanced GPS tracking systems control driver behaviors with regards to fuel consumption by working with the fuel sensor and calibrator table to provide real time data on fuel usage. This helps monitor and control the fuel consumption of each fleet and control the way your drivers uses fuel.

  1. GPS tracking systems provides near real time alerts

You can identify high risky behaviors and set them up a GPS alert to provide an alert via SMS to notify you if the driver is engaging in near accident behaviors. This helps to prompt drivers and control the rate of accidents occurring in fleet monitored cars.

  1. GPS tracking systems provides real time reporting on driver’s conduct

How do you make management decisions and create policies to control driving behaviors? By monitoring the data provided by the GPS technology.

Reports provided by GPS tracking systems control your driver behaviors when management interpret them and take the required decisions to enforce efficiency and safety.

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How GPS Tracking Systems Prevent Fuel Theft

How GPS Tracking Systems Prevent Fuel Theft

With fuel prices always going high globally, fleet managers and corporate institutions have no choice than to monitor and ensure efficient use of fuel. Even fuel efficient cars have become very expensive to buy as a result of their advanced technologies.

Well this means that fleet manages, companies and institutions must rely on GPS tracking systems to prevent fuel theft. GPS tracking systems prevent fuel theft using various mechanisms through fuel monitoring, fuel management and fuel consumption reporting.

  1. GPS tracking system prevents inadequate billing by fuel selling Firms

Many fuel companies adjust their systems so that you don’t get the required amount of fuel that they are selling to you. You may pay huge sum of money and receive less fuel in your car. This is very disturbing when you are travelling for a long distance.

GPS tracking systems prevent fuel theft from fuel companies by providing real time data on where, how and when fuel was filled into the fuel tank. After each journey, fleet managers can able to track and check if there was a theft on their fuel at fueling stations.

  1. GPS tracking system helps to monitor fuel usage on the go.

After fuel is filled, it is now time to monitor its usage so as to ensure that it has been efficiently used. Once the fuel is not monitored, measures cannot be put in place to ensure that they are used efficiently. And with GPS technology it becomes easier fuel consumption in real time.

Also, GPS tracking systems prevent fuel theft by working with the fuel sensors and fuel meter to provide real data on fuel consumption levels at any point. The GPS technology helps track the speed, engine fuel consumption and rate of use of fuel.

  1. GPS tracking system helps provide reports on fuel consumption

The most exciting thing about GPS technology is the ability to provide reports on anything related to GPS status of the car. The reporting function enables GPS tracking systems prevent fuel theft.

As the GPS tracking system tracks distance traveled from point A to B, it also provides report on fuel used from point A to B. This helps to control fuel consumption anomalies.

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How GPS Tracking Systems Monitor Fuel Consumption

How GPS Tracking Systems Monitor Fuel Consumption

The importance and relevance of GPS tracking systems to fleet management in these days has become enormous. Not only does GPS tracking systems track vehicles and avoid car theft, GPS tracking systems monitor fuel consumption in real time.

Fuel costs are one of the operational costs of fleet management firms. Managing and controlling fuel consumption is a great priority. But how can this be efficiently achieved without GPS tracking systems? GPS tracking systems monitor fuel consumption very well so that fleet managers can reduce their operational costs.

  1. GPS tracking system works with fuel sensor and calibrator table to monitor fuel usage

GPS tracking systems works with the cars sensor and calibration table to monitor fuel consumptions. While the calibration table/cars meter provides real time chart on fuel usage as directed and determine by the GPS tracking system, the sensor provides report on lowering or raising fuel levels.

  1. GPS tracking system provides alerts on fuel drainage and fraud

GPS tracking systems obtains reports on fuel consumption from the fuel meter and provides fuel alerts through SMS on the rate of fuel usage. It can help track immediate the status and the consumption rate of a car so as to avoid drainage, fuel idling and excessive fuel burning.

  1. GPS tracking system help control driver –fuel behavior

Drivers become very conscious of the fact that  fuel levels are being monitored and tracked by the GPS tracking system. This controls driver behaviors and prevent unauthorized usage of the car and fuel to inappropriate places.

Often time drivers will use corporate vehicles for their private rounds and then go for the fuel fee from management. All this can be monitored and tracked by  a GPS tracking system.

  1. GPS tracking system provides report on fuel consumption

In order for GPS tracking systems monitor fuel consumption well and provide real data for effective management, GPS tracking system provides real time report over time on engine fuel consumption. These reports can be read and anomalies can be tracked. The following are the main reports provided by GPS tracking systems:

  • It shows normal fuel consumption. The fuel decreases slowly.
  • It shows abnormal fuel consumption, and it decreases straightly. It may be fuel leak or fuel stolen.
  • It shows the fuel increases straightly. It should be in fuel up.
  • It shows the fuel without change. It should be in parking.

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How GPS Tracking Systems Are Helping Car Rental Firms to Boom

How GPS Tracking Systems Are Helping Car Rental Firms to Boom

The whole essence of fleet management is to reduce operational costs and increase profitability. In order to increase profits and reduce the risks involved in managing fleet, car rentals firms must install GPS tracking system in their cars.

GPS tracking systems are helping car rentals firms all over the world to reduce operational costs. And car rentals firms who have not started using the system must try and see how it can enhance their fleet management operations.

The following are 4 ways by which GPS tracking systems are helping car rentals firms.

  1. GPS Tracking Systems Helps to Know the Status of a Rented Car

Often times, rented cars are at the mercy of the renter. They use the car any how they want and pay pennies for that. Some overspeed, overuse and go the extreme.

GPS tracking systems are helping car rentals firms to know the status of their car after it has been rented. This helps to make clients pay extra firms, change rental policies and develop new rental systems to enhance effectiveness.

  1. GPS Tracking System Helps to Know the Whereabouts of a Rented Car

Often times people are unbelievable. They say they are renting the car to go to ABC place. But after they rent the car, they go to different places, pass different rouse and all others.

GPS tracking systems are helping car rentals firms to always know the whereabouts of their rented cars so that they can be rest assured of its safety.

  1. GPS Tracking System Helps to Prevent Car Theft

Car theft is the most dangerous thing that can happen to a car rental firms. The losses are huge and phenomenal.

With the help of GPS tracking system, car rentals firms are able to track their car and take immediate actions if a thieve breaks into the car in order to steal it.

  1. GPS Tracking System Helps Reduce Operational Costs

Insurance companies are willing to give discounts to car rentals firms with GPS tracking system. This is because GPS tracking devices reduce the risks associated with cars.

Apart from that GPS tracking system provides useful reports such as fuel usage, overspeeding, geo-fence alerts and all others which help take decisions to reduce fleet operational costs.

GPS tracking systems are helping car rental firms in divers ways. The following are just but a few. While setting up a GPS tracking system may cost something small in the beginning, the benefits of GPS tracking system cannot be underestimated.

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