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Fleet Tracking Improves Driver Safety
Posted on 01/11/2012 by Wyn Partington | 0 Comments
Whether you are a small business owner or a fleet manager of a large organization, it's impossible to know the driving habits of your employees while you are in the office managing the day-to-day operations of your service business. Often, you don't know there are issues with some of your employees' driving habits until after an incident occurred.
While there are severe safety implications, dangerous driving affects your business as well. Do you really want your drivers distracted by a cellphone conversation? With the new DOT ruling, it's not only unsafe, but illegal.
Implementing a driver safety program is a good idea to avoid tickets, accidents and potential liability. But how do you enforce such a program? Fleet Tracking solutions enable you to pinpoint unsafe drivers through Speed Alerts, reporting and dashboard metrics of your entire fleet or one vehicle. With GPS vehicle tracking technology, you can proactively track repeat offenders and talk with your employees about your standard operating procedures.
There's also the flip side of the coin. GPS fleet management solutions can keep your drivers safe as well. With accurate data of their speed and location, you can effectively fight any false citations or claims. Tickets, fines, lawsuits can be expensive and dramatically take a toll on your overhead expenses. A fleet tracking solution can help.