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Telematics

Everything You Need to Know About Fleet Vehicles

While it can be a complex and time-consuming process to research and purchase the right fleet vehicle to meet your business needs, it’s...

A Fleet Manager’s Guide to GPS

Real-world savings and safety enhancements are being unearthed via GPS systems every day. Let’s take a look at several fleets using Sam...

What is Telematics? Let Samsara explain it for you.

What is Telematics?

Telematics, or telematics systems, refers to the convergence of telecommunications and information processing. Based on the French word...

Safety

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) for Commercial Fleets

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) for Commercial Fleets

One of the hottest topics in fleet safety today is Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). What exactly is ADAS? And how can ADAS te...

The Next Wave in Safety Technology: Collision Avoidance Systems

The Next Wave in Safety Technology: Collision Avoidance Systems

A collision avoidance system, also known as a driver assistance system, is a safety system designed to prevent a collision or decrease ...

The Different Types of Dash Cams for Trucks

Dash cams, or dash cameras, offer truck drivers and fleet managers more control over their fleet safety with features designed to incre...

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Compliance

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The Complete Guide to Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs)

Whether you’re learning about ELDs for the first time or interested in or switching ELD systems, this comprehensive guide can help. Kee...

A Fleet Manager’s Guide: How Many Hours Can A Truck Driver Drive?

In this article, we’ll help you understand how driving limits apply to your particular fleet by answering a series of commonly asked qu...

FMCSA Regulations: A Guide for Fleet Managers

FMCSA Regulations: A Guide for Fleet Managers

There are many different FMCSA regulations that commercial motor vehicle operators must follow—including Hours of Service (HOS), drug a...

Sustainability

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The Complete Guide to Electric Vehicles for Fleets

Whether you're currently evaluating electric vehicles for your fleet or you've already electrified, consult this guide to learn everyth...

How to Reduce Your Fleet’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Learn how the City of Sacramento leverages Samsara to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase energy efficiency, and achieve their su...

Why more Fleets are Adopting Electric Vehicle Technology

An overview of EVs and technology to make electric fleets more cost-effective, efficient, and manageable.

Maintenance

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How to Select the Right Preventative Maintenance Software for Your Business

Fleet managers around the world are already using preventative maintenance software to help extend the lifetime and lower the cost of t...

A Simple Guide to Fleet Maintenance Software

A Simple Guide to Fleet Maintenance Software

Learn how a telematics solution with fleet maintenance tools can help your company implement a maintenance schedule, increase the healt...

Fleet Vehicle Maintenance: A Comprehensive Guide

Fleet Vehicle Maintenance: A Comprehensive Guide

Fleet vehicle maintenance is essential for keeping your fleet on the road, maximizing profits, and avoiding unexpected costs. The best ...