Keep Your Drivers Safe and Your Costs Down With Fleet Safety Training

Safety & Training

Insights to improve safety and reduce liability

The best way to save on insurance premiums is to reduce your number of accidents. And the best way to do that is through the right safety and training programs. You can choose a comprehensive program or use individual custom tools to meet your goals. Our safety and training services include:

Driver History Profiling: Know Your Driver

We are experts at mitigating risk and keeping drivers safe – and offer tools to help you measure the risk of accidents before they happen.

  • Separate Drivers into Risk Levels Through Customizable Point System
  • Reduce Potential Liability through Integrated Motor Vehicle Record Checks and Accident History
  • Decrease Insurance Premiums by Incorporating Fleet Policy and Driver Safety Training

Safety Training: Fewer Accidents by Design

We can provide a customized training program to help reduce accidents and liability exposure.

  • Easy-to-Use Online Trainings for Drivers
  • Drivers Receive Positive Reinforcement of Safe Driving Practices
  • Trigger-Based Training Ensures Training is Assigned at Appropriate Intervals

Motor Vehicle Records: Relevant Info on Demand

We collect and store all driver-related information in a centralized database. We pull the records and handle all the details, so it is always there when you need it.

  • Electronically Order, Review, and Monitor MVRs for All States
  • Customizable Point System Normalizes Points and Creates a Consistent Point Threshold Across States

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of leases do you offer?

Merchants Fleet believes in a tailored approach and understands leases are not a one-size-fits-all product. We will work with you to determine exactly what you need for lease funding. Some of our options include open-end, close-end, short-term leasing, re-leasing, and value leasing. We also offer fleet buyback and vehicle acquisition programs. Learn more here.

How long are your leases?

Merchants Fleet offers leases as short as a few months, up to traditional leases. Our team can help you determine what the optimal lease length is for your situation.

How quickly can I get my fleet vehicles?

Merchants Fleet works with manufacturers and dealers nationwide. Your sales executive will work with you to determine your needs and get your vehicles as soon as possible. However, timeframes may vary according to the type of vehicle you need, your specifications, and manufacturer timelines.

What is telematics?

Telematics uses GPS and integrated telecommunications to give you real-time snapshots of your fleet operations. The system sends, receives and stores information about each vehicle so you can get detailed information about speed, idle times, overall vehicle health, and driver behavior. Learn more about how telematics works and how it provides insights into your fleet.

How can I reduce my cost of ownership?

There are many ways to reduce your total cost of ownership. Examining fuel costs, idling, driver behavior, maintenance patterns, and vehicle lifecycle can all lead to opportunities for improvements. Merchants Fleet strategic consulting has a team of analytics-minded experts who can examine your fleet data to identify ways to make meaningful changes to your fleet operations. Learn more about fleet consulting.

Reduce accidents and improve fleet safety.

Click below or call 866.653.2737 and let a Merchants Fleet safety expert show you how.