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Ford Telematics for Law Enforcement, Part 2

By Michael Blackmer

The leading killer of U.S. law enforcement officers isn’t guns. Instead, it is police car crashes and other vehicular incidents. Ford Telematics Powered by Telogis - Law Enforcement Edition is one solution to preventing these fatalities.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Mar 2015)
 

PM Based on Fuel Consumption

By Kevin Roberts

Fuel consumption is an alternative to using mileage or hours to schedule the most cost-effective preventative maintenance program. Whether an engine is idling, cruising, or in pursuit, it is using fuel. And the fuel use occurs at a varying rate depending on the type of use.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jan/Feb 2006)
 

Preventing Warped Rotors

By Earl Gautsche

Brake rotors can warp as a result of heat from frequent, heavy braking caused by aggressive driving. But irregular wear on the rotor from occasional contact with the semi-metallic brake pads can also cause warped rotors on patrol cars not driven so hard.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Mar/Apr 2006)
 

Tips on Extended Warranties

By David Peterson

To determine if an extended warranty on your police cars right for your department, a checklist is recommended to track certain information as you go through the decision process.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager May/Jun 2006)
 

The True Cost of Mistakes

By Pat Goss

Losing money is bad, but many business people don’t understand the true cost of their loss. Yes, as a fleet administrator, you do actually run a business, and no matter how your bookkeeping is handled, the loss is never just the price of the part. Your loss is composed of multiple factors…the cost of the part plus the cost to gain back the first loss.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager May/Jun 2006)
 

Update: GM’s Law Enforcement Product Council

By Law and Order Staff

GM Fleet officials kicked off the spring 2006 meeting of GM's Law Enforcement Product Council with an update on service items and the technical changes, including the Oil Life System feature.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jul 2006)
 

Cooling System Maintenance

By Kevin Roberts

The dependability of your cooling system depends on all the components working properly and together. Failure of one component can compromise the ability of the cooling system to do its job. Preventative maintenance can ward off many types of these problems.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jul/Aug 2006)
 

02 Sensors and Black Tape

By PFM Staff

The Oxygen Sensor MIL should not be ignored. It should be treated as a serious maintenance issue.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jul/Aug 2006)
 

GM Oil Life System

By PFM Staff

General Motors announced that its newer police vehicles do not need the oil changed every 3,000 miles.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jul/Aug 2006)
 

Fleet Management Information Systems

By Ron Katz

Find out how to choose the best Fleet Management Information System for your agency.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jul/Aug 2006)
 
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