Distracted Fleet Drivers and How To Prevent it.

Did you know that only 52% of accidents involving cell phones are actually coded as such accidents? There has been a major issue with continuous cell phone use by drivers that can be distracting and cause accidents or problems while in transport.

Did you know that as an employer, the company can be held responsible for accidents caused by drivers and cell phones?

Its time to take the steps to start preventing such accidents and this use by drivers. Safety Track offers a variety of products that can help protect the company from these problems and help with the safety of your fleet drivers and others on the road.

Safety Track’s In-Vehicle-Camera can be a key to preventing cell phone use while driving. While a vehicle is in motion it is being monitored by Safety Track’s In-Vehicle-Camera from two different angles; A driver’s compartment view and a forward view.  The technology of monitoring a drivers actions can help prevent any unethical actions a driver may commit while in commute, including cell phone use and texting.

Many drivers may use Cell phones for navigation or a form of finding directions, well, that is no longer needed. With Safety Tracks GPS Fleet Tracking Systems you can know where your driver is and tell them where to go at the same time. Tracking systems are equipped with navigation screens that are dispatched to from the home or office; there is no longer a need for the driver to even take there hands off the wheel anymore with Safety Track’s Technologies.

Coming Soon to Safety Track is also a Four Channel GPS, DVR, Live streaming camera system that can allow employers to monitor there driver right then and there with location and a view of what the driver sees all around and a view of the driver. Advances in GPS Fleet Safety technology are coming fast so check out this Camera offered soon from Safety Track.

Check Out safetytrackcam.com and safetytrack.net for more information on the products or, check out fleet blogs for a blog on cell phone use.

Benefits of Real-Time Trailer Tracking

Trailer Tracking

Real-Time GPS Trailer Tracking gives you the ability to know the location and routes of your drivers by a detailed color map, which gives you satellite imagery and needed addresses. With online reports you are able to see the mileage of your vehicles and each stop and move your trailers are making.

Some other benefits of Real-Time GPS Trailer Tracking are:

  • Vehicle closest to your customer;
  • Details of continuous activity during the past 6 months;
  • Alerts: Vehicle Speeding (you set the limits)
  • Geo Fencing Capabilities

These benefits allow you to have complete control of your fleet and your assets, and give you the tools to keep your business operating as efficient as possible. Below is a description of Safety Track of Michigan’s Real-Time GPS Trailer Tracking solution.

ST-312 Real-Time GPS Trailer Tracking Device with battery backup. Made of high impact plastic and waterproof to up to 5 feet underwater, this device can take the everyday punishment of the trailer tracking industry. You can now track your heavy equipment or fleet trailers with this compact device. Real-time 30 Minute updates when your asset is moving. With its full reporting capability, you have all the data from the past 6 months at your fingertips. Lower your insurance rates and increase your recovery of stolen property. Click the button below to find out all the details about this great device, and contact us to find out how to get your hands on this cost efficient solution.

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Benefits of Fleet Tracking

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How GPS Tracking Can Help Your Company

Use digital GPS fleet tracking to see where your vehicles are every minute on your PC screen. Get instant alerts on your email or phone. Set geofences, speed limits and more. Lower your fuel costs and increase productivity. Our easy‐to‐use web interface let’s managers have all their critical fleet information with the click of the mouse. Companies realize an ROI within weeks of using the system simply by the positive change in driver behavior. Other uses and benefits include:
Monitor Gas Cards / Gas Purchases: Let’s face the facts‐‐fuel is an expensive business cost at any
price, and some employees try to cut corners and cut money out of your bottom line. Can you
afford even one employee stealing $20 in fuel every week ($1040/year) from your gas account?
That’s $1040 you could put in your own gas tank! This is another area
where questionable purchases can be tracked and verified with our
easy‐to‐use GPS fleet tracking software.
Dispatch: The system allows dispatchers to send drivers to more jobs
without the cost of more vehicles. Routing becomes easier and more
efficient. The advantages to your dispatchers are valuable and
Driver Accountability: Drivers now have a way to verify customer
visit times and work completed. This offers them a reliable way to
track their progress and protects them (and you!) against customer
complaints. Further, there won’t be anymore “gray area” when an
employee or customer disputes time spent on the job.
Customer Service: Your customers will benefit from increased
accuracy, faster status reporting, detailed billing information, and
fewer delays in arrival time. These are just a few of the ways your customers and your employees
will enjoy GPS tracking.

Why Track Your Fleet?

• Excessive idle times
• Poor driver routing
• Personal or unauthorized
vehicle use
• Late start to work days or
excessive lunch breaks
• Gasoline theft
• Moonlighting
• Speeding and unsafe driving
• False or exaggerated
overtime timesheets
• Theft of company assets
• Liability risk

Top 10 Benefits of Tracking Your Vehicles

1) Use of dispatch feature to make
sure your customers get service
2) Theft prevention by always
knowing where your vehicles are.
3) Eliminate disputes between your
customers and employees.
4) Know that your employees are
where they are supposed to be.
5) Save money on gas by effectively
managing routes.
6) You want to save money on your
insurance bill. (Most insurances
provide discounts if a GPS Tracking
Device is installed in vehicle)
7) Eliminate side jobs and after hour
use of company vehicles.
8) Better overall time management.
9) Give directions to drivers/
employees if they get lost.
10) Go Green by lowering the impact of
your fleet on the environment

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