10 Ways GPS Tracking Can Benefit Your Business

August 12, 2021 Published by

GPS has evolved a long way since it just gave you dots on a map. GPS has become an indispensable business tool that keeps your employees and your assets visible in real time. It can give you invaluable insights into the ways you can cut costs and improve productivity, and boost your bottom line. 10 Ways GPS Helps You Run Your Business Better GPS Beats Smartphones Hands Down for Navigation: Google Maps on employee smartphones is great for getting around parts of town they don’t know very well. It can help them get around accidents and road construction work. But... View Article

Five Reasons You Need Strategic Construction Equipment Fleet Management

August 6, 2021 Published by

Do you know whether every piece of equipment your company owns is earning you money? Are you just paying for equipment out of overhead and hoping it’s profitable? Strategic construction equipment fleet management tells you when it’s time to buy new equipment, lease new equipment, or sell equipment that isn’t making you money. It helps you compute charges for individual jobs, so you are always working toward making a profit. In this article, we’ll discuss five reasons you need strategic construction fleet management to optimize your financial returns on the cash you lay out for hard assets. But first, let’s... View Article

Do Dashcams Record When the Vehicle is Off?

July 26, 2021 Published by

Modern dashcams can be set to record when the engine is turned off. But do it yourself dashcams may not have this feature. Older-style dashcams draw their power through a power cord that connects to a 12-volt USB port (the modern equivalent of a vehicle’s “cigarette lighter”) to get power from the battery. This port provides “switched” power. It stops providing current when the engine is turned off. But this isn’t a problem with modern dashcams. Typical Dashcam Charges and Recording Most dashcams — although this is a feature you should verify when you are doing a dashcam installation on... View Article

GPS Tracking Laws by State

July 26, 2021 Published by

Peace of mind is a priceless commodity. GPS tracking systems can give you the calm assurance that you track your fleet at all times, and you can be almost instantly available to assist your operators. But peace of mind isn’t all trucking companies gain from their GPS tracking systems. Since 1998, GPS tracking systems by GPS technologies have saved our customers millions of dollars. GPS data both prevents theft and aids in recovery. GPS data powers telematics that help you keep tabs on your drivers and their rigs, so you can anticipate and take care of problems before they interfere... View Article

7 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