It might not take much to cause major traffic and transportation buckles even those lasting for some time and that spells trouble for fleets Serious disasters causing days or weeks of problems are occurring more frequently Is your fleet prepared to handle them Getty Images

It might not take much to cause major traffic and transportation buckles, even those lasting for some time, and that spells trouble for fleets. Serious disasters causing days or weeks of problems are occurring more frequently. Is your fleet prepared to handle them?

Disaster planning: Are you ready?

Across the broad variety of possible emergencies and disasters, these events can hinder or stop just about any fleet's operations, often directly preventing essential functions—and some are more prepared than others.  

It could be something serious and elemental, like floods lasting weeks, wildfires threatening whole swaths of a state, tornado winds that can level homes and bridges, an earthquake that can do the same—or worse. Or not: Maybe it’s a smaller-scale blizzard, icy roads or a severe electrical rainstorm. Or it might even be something man-made and as common as an extensive traffic snarl-up that brings roadways to a halt.

Across the broad variety of possible emergencies and disasters

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