Commercial fleet adoption of telematics systems is expected to continue its torrid growth trajectory and increase to 20 million units in three years from the current 13 million units due to the increasing popularity of video-based driver management products and other solutions, according to a leading industry analyst.
January 23, 2019
A new multi-solution platform is designed to prevent drivers from using smartphones while driving using a combination of software and device tracking.
January 7, 2019
Fleet drivers in North Dakota with Verizon Connect telematics systems showed the safest driving behavior over a two-year period, while those in Utah were the most dangerous, according to aggregated data from the telematics provider.
June 25, 2018
Geotab has added three mobile apps for asset tracking, preventive maintenance, and driver behavior to its Marketplace platform, the Toronto-based telematics provider has announced.
June 6, 2018
Teletrac Navman has launched its Driver Safety Analytics Solution that's part of the telematics vendor's Director platform. The product combines GPS tracking data and event replays, dashboard camera technology, driver scorecards, and analytics.
May 16, 2018
Verizon Telematics hosted a pop-up event on Dec. 14 at the Whiskey Pete’s Truck Stop in Primm, Nev., to bring holiday cheer and gratitude for truckers.
December 18, 2017
With less than six weeks until the Dec. 18 deadline for fleets to install mandatory electronic logging devices, it looks like there will still be a lot of smaller fleets who will be at risk for citations and fines – or who will give up on the industry altogether.
November 8, 2017
Having decided to grant part of a United Parcel Service request for a limited 5-year exemption from some provisions of the electronic logging device mandate, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will now allow all motor carriers — not just UPS — and drivers to make use of two new temporary exemptions from the ELD rule.
October 20, 2017
Drivers are at the heart of the electronic logging device mandate that kicks in just over four months from now. According to Pete Allen of MiX Telematics, it was concern about how drivers might be impacted that compelled FMCSA to put “provisions in place to prevent issues of harassment, one of which is driver coercion.”
August 10, 2017