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Jerry Condon

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Improve Safety for Aging Drivers

Posted by Jerry Condon on Nov 30, 2015 7:00:00 AM

During the RCRI Conference in Orlando, CARITAS conducted a workshop focusing on the Top Five Challenges & Solutions for managing the transportation needs of Religious Communities. A panel of guest speakers presented Best Practices and attendees had the opportunity to ask questions  and decide which of the Best Practices should be implemented back home in their own communities. We received copies of everyone's Ideas into Action worksheets, we've summarized all of the ideas, and we are passing these along to assist in your planning efforts. 

Great Idea #2 . . . three more to come!

Address Aging Driver Issues Proactively

According to our national survey, one of the most difficult challenges facing communities today is managing issues around aging drivers. The list of issues includes making sure drivers are completing routine maintenance, and that all fender benders are being properly reported, but the toughest issue by far is knowing when is the right time for someone to stop driving due to physical or cognitive limitations, and what is the right way to communicate this sensitive message. Here are a few suggestions from the workshop:

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Topics: Driver Safety

Three Best Ways to Reduce Fleet Operating Expenses

Posted by Jerry Condon on Feb 27, 2015 2:04:00 PM

2015_Plan

With 2015 well underway, it's the right time to make these three Best Practices part of your strategy to reduce the cost of transportation for your community.

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Topics: Lowering Fleet Costs

When To Consider Fleet Management?

Posted by Jerry Condon on Feb 18, 2015 4:08:00 PM

It’s not uncommon for small to medium-size organizations including many of our non-profit and faith-based clients that use vehicles in the normal course of running their operation to underestimate the financial impact of managing vehicles. Vehicles are depreciating assets that can become a “black hole” of expense when not properly managed. The solution is to develop and implement a Fleet Management system that is designed to reduce the operating cost of your vehicles. But, how do you know if you really need a Fleet Management program? Answer the following 10 questions to find out . . .

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Topics: Lowering Fleet Costs, Fleet Considerations

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