Author Archives for Malcolm Rosenfeld

Passive vs. Active Tracking: How to Know Which Is Right for You

July 18, 2017 7:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re thinking of investing in a GPS tracking device, you’re probably going to run into a fundamental problem: do you need an active or a passive tracking device? That’s right—not all GPS devices function in the same way or even in the same capacity! Knowing whether you need an active or a passive device for your purposes means first understanding the difference between the two—how they function, what features they offer, how they track and report data, etc. Active vs. passive All GPS devices do the same thing: they locate position relative to the world around them. But this... View Article


How GPS Tracking Helps Police Fight Crime

July 7, 2017 7:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Police action is tactile and coordinated, and it’s that way for a reason: it helps minimize hostility, defuse the situation and keep any collateral damage to a minimum. Take a look at any newsworthy car chase, for example. You’re never going to see the police playing bumper cars with the fleeing vehicle! Instead, they’re blocking exits, setting down spike strips, barricading spaces and evacuating at-risk areas. How are the police able to get so much done, in such a coordinated manner? It’s all thanks to GPS tracking devices. And it’s not just for car chases, either—GPS plays an integral role... View Article


Five Tips for Keeping Your Freight Secure

July 1, 2017 7:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The open road may not be the high seas, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t still pirates out there looking to make off with your precious cargo! Every year there are millions and millions of dollars of profit lost due to stolen freight across the United States. From rogue drivers that load up and drive off, to truck hijackings, to products that disappear between weigh stations, money could be coming off the back of your truck quicker than you realize. Putting a stop to it demands that attention be paid to some modern freight tracking and security technologies. Take a... View Article


Six Ways GPS Tracking Has Changed Trucking Forever

June 29, 2017 7:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The long-haul trucking industry is something of a modern marvel. It may not seem like it, but there’s an immense amount of technology powering the fleets of 18-wheelers and transport trucks you see on the road today. Most of it involves fleet GPS tracking and all of the benefits that come with it. Trucking is about more than just hauling products from point A to point B—it’s about getting these items to their destination quickly, safely and at the lowest possible cost. These variables and more depend on the information that GPS fleet monitoring offers. Let’s take a look at... View Article


Seven Safety Secrets for Parents of Teen Drivers

June 21, 2017 7:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Handing over the keys of your car to a brand-new teen driver is one of the most exciting and nerve-racking experiences for a parent. On the one hand, you’re confident that your child will be responsible and you’re excited to give them the freedom that comes with being a driver. On the other hand, however, they’re young and inexperienced on the road, which can lead to more than a few dangerous situations. If you’re feeling more anxious than confident, there are ways to quell your fears. Let’s take a look at seven simple safety secrets that many parents use to... View Article