GPS tracking uses GPS to determine positions based on a Global Positioning System. The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a group of 27 Earth-orbiting satellites (24 in operation and three extras in case one fails). When people talk about a “GPS,” they usually mean a GPS receiver. The U.S. military developed and implemented this satellite network as a military navigation system but now lets everyone use the signals. >> Continue Reading

Monitoring vehicle activity and driver behavior are not the only functions of your GPS tracking system. If you work in an industry that has power take off (PTO) events, then you can benefit from monitoring them as well. Imagine how you could improve your business if you knew how often certain equipment was operated. This type of insight into your daily operations can help you increase profits and streamline your business. >> Continue Reading

Many small businesses think that they can’t afford GPS tracking, or that they don’t need it because they only have a few vehicles. Both of these common misconceptions can be quickly dispelled when you think about the many benefits that a GPS tracking system provides. The return on your investment more than makes up for the cost of the system, and you also get more intangible benefits such as a better customer experience and an edge over your competition. >> Continue Reading

How Fleets Can Prevent Distracted Driving

It’s no secret that Americans are distracted. Between all of the electronic devices, notifications, and people vying for our time, it can be difficult to disconnect and focus on the task at hand, especially on the road. But when we’re driving, distractions can be dangerous, even lethal. Read More

Webinar: Tackling distracted driving with smart technology.

Smartphone-based distraction is a growing menace on our roads and highways. In 2019 over 3000 people were killed and an additional 424,000 people injured in vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers, according to an NHTSA report. Join this webinar to learn how the smart technology from SafeDrivePod can reduce distracted driving accidents, by blocking cell phone usage while driving.
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