Tips & Tricks

Winter Driving Tips

With the fall and winter seasons just around the corner, now is the time to ensure your fleet and drivers are properly equipped to brave the cold. Remember, an ordinary driver reacts to road situations, a good driver anticipates crises and avoids them. Keeping your vehicle in good technical repair reduces your overall chances

By |2021-10-07T15:28:33-07:00October 7th, 2021|Jim Pattison Lease, Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

Fleet Leasing 101: How Can Vehicle Leasing Help My Business?

What is fleet management? Fleet management is a service and process whereby a company outsources all vehicle acquisitions, mechanical services and fuel purchases, telematics, remarketing, etc. to a fleet management company (FMC). What is the difference between a vehicle rental and a lease? Rentals and closed-end leases are similar in structure and are usually

By |2021-09-24T11:45:27-07:00August 26th, 2021|Jim Pattison Lease, Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

The Importance of Proper Vehicle Maintenance

Given current vehicle shortages, both individual and company fleet vehicles may need to remain on the road longer. To keep vehicles running safely and avoid costly repairs down the road, it is important to keep your vehicle(s) properly maintained. When a vehicle is running smoothly and performing optimally, not only is there less strain on

By |2021-07-21T16:12:46-07:00July 23rd, 2021|Jim Pattison Lease, Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

Stay in Your Lane – Tips to Avoid Distracted Driving

As we are inundated with countless distractions from our increasingly hectic daily lives, it can be easy to let the little things interfere with our safe driving habits. Whether the blame is put on technology, other drivers, or our own wandering minds, letting ourselves get distracted behind the wheel can have devastating consequences. To prevent

By |2021-03-31T19:15:37-07:00June 21st, 2019|Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

Tips for Managing Fuel Spend

  With increasing fuel prices, here are some tips to ensure you effectively manage fleet fuel spend: Ensure vehicles are properly maintained. A poorly maintained vehicle can consume approximately 20-30% more fuel than a properly maintained one. Check tire pressure. Improperly inflated tires can significantly affect fuel consumption. It is important to follow the manufacturer's

By |2021-03-31T19:01:50-07:00January 23rd, 2019|Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

Winter Driving Tips

A little preparation can go a long way when it comes to ensuring the safe operation of your vehicle fleet. Here are some tips to help prepare your fleet for the winter season: Get vehicles ready for winter in the fall as repair shop wait times can significantly increase when the white stuff starts to

By |2020-10-30T13:10:42-07:00December 27th, 2018|Tips & Tricks|0 Comments