GPS / Telematics


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October 19, 2017 - Industry News

N.Y. State to Install GPS in Plows

Photo via Yellowstone National Park/Wikimedia

The New York State Thruway Authority will install enhanced GPS units across its fleet of 235 heavy-duty plows. The purchase will allow for real-time monitoring during plowing operations.

Tags: New York, Snow Plow, Telematics, AT&T, Procurement

May 13, 2013 - Industry News

Ulster County, N.Y., Uses Grant Funds to Install AVLs in Area Municipal Fleet Vehicles

County Executive Mike Hein stands with Wawarsing Town Supervisor Scott Carlsen, Wawarsing Highway Superintendent Tony Paes, and Wawarsing Department of Public Works employees Randy VanKleeck and Cindy Najdzion.

Ulster County has installed 141 AVLs in its own vehicles, 38 AVLs in the Town of Wawarsing’s fleet vehicles, and 11 AVLs in the Village of Ellenville’s vehicles.

Tags: New York, Grant Funding, AVL, County Fleets

February 13, 2013 - Industry News

Rochester to Install AVL System in Public Works Vehicles

Government Fleet spoke with Michael Quattrone, assistant director for the City’s Bureau of Operations & Parks, about the new system and how it will help the City better manage its fleet.

Tags: public works, New York, Vehicle Tracking, AVL

January 21, 2010 - Industry News

Government Fleets Implement Location-Based Services

NORWALK, CT - Several government agencies in Arizona, New York, and Canada have added WebTech Wireless location-based services (LBS) to their fleets.

Tags: Canada, New York, Webtech Wireless

October 20, 2009 - Industry News

IIHS Studies Impact of Cell Phone Laws

ARLINGTON, VA - The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) recently sought out the impact of cell phone laws in changing patterns of driver cell phone use in New York, Connecticut, and the District of Columbia.

Tags: Driver Safety, New York, IIHS, Cell Phone Use, District of Columbia, Distracted Driving

October 20, 2009 - Industry News

GPS Causing Truck Crashes

ALBANY, NY - Gov. David Paterson recently proposed penalties including jail time and confiscation of trucks to come down on drivers who use GPS to take more hazardous routes and end up striking bridges.

Tags: GPS, New York, Truck Drivers



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