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

“Since partnering with Merchants Fleet last year, their professional team members have provided excellent service and offered innovative solutions to address our unique needs.  Merchants has proven to be a top-tier fleet management company, exceeding our expectations on all levels.”

Jim Collins
Support Services Manager, Royal Cup Coffee

“My experience has been one of overwhelming delight. Merchants facilitates the expansion of Novus Ag business possibilities with their experienced professional staff by engaging in supporting activities. Allowing Novus Ag to lease short term vehicles while factory ordering enables us to save tens of thousands while immediately placing the employee in a high-quality truck. From permitting Novus to lease agricultural, material handling assets, to fuel and maintenance programs, we consider them a valuable partner.”

Michael Gates
Corporate Services - Fleet, Novus Ag, LLC

“Floor Coverings International is proud to partner with Merchants Fleet.  Their responsiveness and consultative approach has been beneficial to us and our franchise partners.”

Neil Daley
Director of Merchandising, Floor Coverings International

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits of a fleet management solution?

There are many benefits, including the ability to lower costs, improve fleet safety, and track fuel spending. You will also have full visibility into vehicle lifecycle costs, and our customized short- and long-term leases make it easy to find exactly what you need to fit your business goals and budget.

What are the best vehicles for engineering?

Our most popular vehicles for engineering include a range of sedans, light duty pickups and SUVs. The Ford F-150, Honda CR-V, Nissan Pathfinder, and Chrysler Voyager are all popular options.

What upfits do you offer?

We offer a lot of upfit options, including logos, branding, decals, truck boxes, safety lights, lift gates, cranes, shelving modules, drawer units — and much more. Check out our page on vehicle upfitting and branding for more information. If you aren’t sure exactly which type of upfits you need, we can help with that, too.

How long does the upfitting process take?

It depends on the number of vehicles and which types of upfits you’ve chosen. Contact Merchants to discuss your upfit needs, and our team can provide more detailed information about potential costs and timeframe.

What upfits do you offer?

Upfits will depend on your specific needs. Some of the more popular upfits for construction vehicles include logos and branding, trailer and hitch options, shelving and drawers, roof racks, ladder racks, and power locks.

What are the best vehicles for construction?

Some of our most popular vehicles for the construction industry include Ford F-250, RAM 2500, Nissan Titan XD, Chevy Silverado 2500 HD, GMC Sierra 2500 HD, and ½ ton pickups from Ford/Chevy/Ram. We also offer flatbeds and service bodies from Ford, Chevy, and RAM.

Reduce accidents and improve fleet safety.

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