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Teen Driving Tips

July 22, 2021 Published by

Motor vehicle crashes are the second leading cause of death among U.S. teens. 2,375 teenagers aged 13-19 died in 2019 from crash-related injuries. It’s far more dangerous to be a teen driver today. Research shows that driver risk is highest at the age of sixteen. The crash rate per mile driven for teens between 16 and 17 is four times that of drivers 20 and older; the fatal crash rate per mile is four times as high. If you are a teen driver or the parent of one, this is what you need to know about teen driver safety before... View Article

What is Integrated Telematics? Everything You Need to Know

July 2, 2021 Published by

If the safety of your fleet is your primary operational concern, you need an integrated telematics system from GPS Technologies. Safety is essential whether you operate one vehicle or thousands Safe vehicles, safe drivers, and safe driving make the difference between the life and death of your driver and other people on the road. In a time of ever-shrinking operating margins and ever-increasing competition from new technologies, safety can make the difference between the life and death of your company. Every year about 20 percent of long-haul drivers experience a crash. The more miles your people drive, and the longer... View Article

GPS vs Telematics: What is the Difference?

July 1, 2021 Published by

Most of us are familiar with consumer GPS devices. Maybe you run Google Maps on your smartphone. Or your car is equipped with Navman or Garmin. Chances are that you have an introductory understanding of how GPS works, by connecting to a network of GPS satellites and computing turn-by-turn directions to your destination from your current location, sometimes with information about road conditions and traffic. GPS has become easy to use and people use it everywhere. But when a friend told you that your business could get a boost to its bottom line by adopting telematics, you may have answered... View Article

Do Fleet Dash-Cams Lower Insurance?

March 15, 2021 Published by

There is a direct relationship between the use of dash-cams and insurance discounts. Insurance is based on the payment of a specified premium. This is done to guarantee compensation for specified loss, damage, illness, or even death when it occurs. All this is predicated on risk and whether there is a likelihood of the action happening. The rate of premiums will rise if the insurer feels that the risk is high. Contrariwise, premiums will fall if the insurer feels that the client is not of such a high risk.  On this front, what is the link between fleet dash-cam and... View Article

6 Clever Fuel Management Strategies That Work

March 1, 2021 Published by

The most significant expense when it comes to managing a fleet goes into fuel. The alternative then is to ensure that you have a strategy in place that saves you the hassle. No one wants to spend all their profits buying fuel for their fleet, so it should help to know that the process of getting consumption under control is quite a straightforward one. The sooner you get fuel consumption under control, the sooner you are on your way to success.  We took the liberty of putting together a few creative fuel strategies that work. 1. Tire Inflation  In case... View Article