If your business uses company vehicles, keep these factors in mind when planning a maintenance schedule for your fleet:
• Mileage – Fleets are often used more heavily than personal vehicles, which leads to greater wear and tear from more stop-and-go mileage.
• Safety – A poorly maintained company vehicle is a major liability. Wheel misalignment, malfunctioning brakes and worn-out tires are common causes of accidents on the road.
• Costs – Proactive maintenance is always less expensive than waiting for vehicles to break down. Consider not only the repair cost, but also the unexpected downtime cost when a vehicle is being serviced.
– Anthony Blackman, Atlantic Tire & Service