GPS / Telematics


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January 10, 2018 - Industry News

New York City Deploys Magellan GPS in 700 Salting Trucks

Photo via Chris Hamby/Flickr

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) to deploy Magellan's latest navigation product: Return to Route. Magellan worked with the agency to accommodate a large library of maps

Tags: GPS, New York City, Snow Removal, Salt Spreader, Magellan, Telematics

December 13, 2016 - Industry News

Nebraska to Track All Plow Trucks

Photo via Nebraska Dept. of Roads

The Nebraska Department of Roads is outfitting all of its 697 plow trucks with tracking technology that also monitors the amount of brine and salt they spread.

Tags: Telematics, Nebraska, Snow Removal, Winter Equipment

July 4, 2016 - Industry News

Denver Airport Expands Telematics

Photo courtesy of Denver International Airport.

Denver International Airport is expanding its use of telematics this year in an initiative that would double the number of units equipped with the technology.

Tags: Grant Funding, Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG, Snow Removal, Utilization, Airports

October 2, 2015 - Industry News

Ohio City Reduces Salt Use, Saves $300K

Even with a jump from 28 snow events in one winter to 63 snow events in the next, the City of North Canton, Ohio was able to cut its salt usage by nearly 50%, saving the city $300,000.

Tags: Webtech Wireless, Snow Removal, Road Salt

July 31, 2015 - Industry News

Louisville Rolls Out GPS Tracking to City Fleet

Screenshot via WLKY.

The City of Louisville, Ky., is installing GPS units in 481 cars and trucks to reduce idling time and improve maintenance by more quickly identifying vehicles that need service.

Tags: Snow Removal, Idle Reduction, Louisville

January 29, 2015 - Industry News

Maryland Adds Telematics to State Highway Fleet

The Maryland State Highway Administration has awarded Webtech Wireless a $2.3 million contract to implement a GPS and Automatic Vehicle Location fleet management system in more than 2,300 vehicles.

Tags: Webtech Wireless, Maryland, Snow Removal, State Fleet

December 29, 2011 - Industry News

Michigan Municipalities Allowing Residents to Track City Snow Plows Online

This is Wayne County's Compass Web-based tracking application.

ANN ARBOR, MI and DETROIT – The City of Ann Arbor's documents state the purpose of tracking is not only to monitor and improve vehicle routing, some of the usual advantages of GPS tracking systems used by fleets, but also to keep the public informed about vehicle locations as well.

Tags: Vehicle Tracking, City Fleets, County Fleets, Michigan, Snow Removal

August 18, 2011 - Industry News

NJDOT Rolls Out GPS/Radio System to 3,000-Unit Fleet

The NJDOT is installing radio and GPS devices in its fleet of 3,000 units and purchasing 300 hand-held radios with GPS tracking.

TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Transportation is installing radio and GPS devices in its fleet of 3,000 units, starting with snowplowing units. Total initial cost is $17 million.

Tags: GPS, Equipment, Snow Removal, New Jersey DOT

January 14, 2011 - Industry News

Lake County Installs GPS on Snow Plows

WAUKEGAN, IL - The Lake County Division of Transportation (DOT) installed global positioning systems (GPS) on 32 snow plows and other DOT vehicles. These provide real-time vehicle tracking, as well as tracking of salt and de-ice material application.

Tags: Telematics, Snow Removal, County Fleets



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