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May 23, 2017

N.M. Reduces Fleet, Turns Off GPS Devices to Cut Costs

Faced with budget cuts, the State of New Mexico has cut 50 vehicles from its fleet and turned off all GPS units in its fleet vehicles

May 9, 2017

Mack Offers LR Model in 4x2 Configuration

Mack Trucks' low-entry refuse cabover, the Mack LR, is now being offered in a 4x2 configuration as a lighter, more maneuverable option for refuse collection.

May 4, 2017

eSafe Telematics Monitor

The eSafe accessory monitors and analyzes driving behavior in a variety of conditions, allowing fleet managers to identify problematic driving and prevent potential accidents and unnecessary wear and tear on vehicles.

April 26, 2017

Telogis Spotlight Delivers Metrics to Workforce Managers

Launching in May, Telogis Spotlight will be a free for fleet managers, supervisors, and company executives.

April 25, 2017

WEX Adds Driver Messaging to ClearView Platform

WEX Inc. of South Portland, Maine, has introduced its next-generation platform as ClearView Advanced, which adds features that help fleet managers better identify drivers who purchase expensive gasoline and send them messages.

April 6, 2017

Q. What is the typical per-vehicle startup cost when it comes to adding telematics to my fleet?

A. While the exact amounts will vary due to fleet size, complexity, and other factors, generally fleets will see relatively short ROI on telematics system...

April 6, 2017

Q. How long can I expect my vehicles to be down to complete the installation, and in general, what can I expect when it comes to installation as far as who has to install it?

A. On average, a vehicle should experience no downtime, since ExpressFleet plugs directly into the OBD II port. A specialized technician is not required to install it. Installation can be...

April 6, 2017

Q. Can you discuss the pros and cons between passive and real-time GPS?

A. Passive GPS tracking doesn't track a vehicle in near real time. Instead, it stores information, which is then downloaded once the vehicle has been returned to the office...

April 6, 2017

Q. When a system is dependent on wireless connectivity, what happens when you’re in an area with weak wireless Internet signals?

A. While data will continue to be captured, it won’t be transmitted to the software until the vehicle returns to an area with a strong signal.

April 6, 2017

Q. When it comes to maintenance management, what features are typically available? Or will I need to integrate with a maintenance management program?

A. Maintenance management is often a part of a telematics solution, such as ExpressFleet. Fleet managers can set maintenance schedules and view vehicles' health status...

April 6, 2017

Q. For safety, how does the system know what the posted speed limit is in a given area?

A. A GPS system correlates the location of the vehicle with the posted speed listed on map data, triggering an alert if the vehicle is exceeding the posted speed limit while...

April 6, 2017

Q. With the various alerts, how much flexibility do I have on who gets what alerts, how often and when? Can you change alerts by vehicle?

A. You can set up alerts to allow anyone in the organization or any stakeholder who wants or needs to see them. The frequency and the types of alerts are fully in the hands of the fleet manager...

April 6, 2017

Q. When it comes to vehicle location tracking, is it possible to overlay other map data?

A. Yes. This is how geofencing can be used to powerfully curate and categorize job sites, allowing the realization of where drivers and vehicles ...

April 6, 2017

Geotab Opens Platform To Third-Party Telematics Devices

Geotab has launched its Third-Party Device plan, which allows customers to bring a third-party telematics device and enjoy the advanced notifications, reporting, dashboards, and data analytics offered by the MyGeotab software, according to the company.

April 6, 2017

DOJ Adds Telematics to Prisoner Transport Buses

The telematics solution will provide vehicle position and performance data, route and trip management, customized maintenance reporting, and two-way communication with drivers.

April 1, 2017

GM Offers Third Factory Telematics Option

This partnership, along with a factory solution from Telogis and GM’s Commercial Link, allows GM fleet customers to select a telematics system similar to choosing vehicle options.

March 30, 2017

How Telematics Data Overload Multiplies in Fleets With Several OEMs

Fleet managers will find it exponentially more difficult to interpret and utilize telematics data the more variety of vehicle brands they add to their fleet, according to new data and analysis from WEX Inc.

March 28, 2017

Fla. City Sanitation Workers Protest In-Vehicle Cameras

The union for the City of St. Petersburg, Fla., sanitation workers is contesting the city’s decision to enter into a three-year contract for in-vehicle camera systems.

March 21, 2017

A Sure Bet for Reducing Distracted Police Driving

While shootouts and ambush killings of police officers provide high-profile examples of the hazards of police work, more often than not officers lose their lives while driving patrol vehicles.

March 21, 2017

Veterans Affairs Deploys Telematics in Transportation Fleet

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has extended a Veteran Transportation Service program to implement telematics in 1,200 fleet vehicles.

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