How to Deal with Marijuana Use by Fleet Drivers 

How to Deal with Marijuana Use by Fleet Drivers

As more states across the U.S. embrace the legalization of marijuana, fleet managers find themselves at a crossroads: grappling with the complexities of promoting road safety while navigating shifting societal attitudes toward cannabis.   Nearly 41,000 truck drivers tested positive for marijuana in 2022, a 32% increase over 2021, according to a Transport Topics report with…

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Why You Need to Expand Your Telematics Solution 

Expanded Telematics

Each fleet-based business has unique needs and goals, so implementing technology and processes to move the needle takes consideration and customization. There is no universal telematics solution.  This is why it’s important to consider a telematics partner that has access to an ecosystem of partner solutions – a one-stop shop, if you will, to deal…

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5 Killer Benefits Telematics Provides Your Field-Based Business 

5 Killer Benefits Telematics Provides Your Field-Based Business 

In recent years, the landscape of telematics offerings has advanced significantly from the basic “dots on a map” method for fleet management. With a plethora of features now at your disposal, your company has the flexibility to tailor the technology to match your specific needs.  For example, specialized GPS tracking technology is essential for companies…

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Why Telematics Should Be Tailored to Your Fleet 

Why Telematics Should Be Tailored to Your Fleet

Just as a hammer is the best choice for a nail, the tools of fleet management technology – GPS tracking, dash cams, electronic logging, maintenance software, equipment tracking, etc. – can also be selected for a fleet’s specific needs.  Depending on the fleet’s size, primary vehicle type, and industry vertical, the way fleet management technology…

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How AI-Based In-Cab Video Alerts Boost Fleet Safety

In-Cab alerts for driver safety

In-cab video systems use A.I. to reduce risky driving within a fleet in several important ways, but arguably their most powerful impact comes with the use of in-cab alerts – spoken warnings to drivers to slow down, stop touching their phone, and other risky behaviors. These alerts help drivers refocus on the road ahead, providing…

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How to Reduce Equipment Theft at Job Sites 

Safety in Telematics

Theft of cargo, construction equipment, and other non-vehicle company assets creates a costly impact to operations in businesses in a variety of industries, such as transportation, shipping and supply chain, mining, construction, and government. The statistics bear out this troubling trend: Unfortunately, theft and misuse of business assets typically stems from a lack of awareness…

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How Generative AI Will Enhance Fleet Management 

Generative AI integrated in Geotab

Generative AI is rolling out this year as a potent tool for managing vehicle fleets, utilizing an intelligent assistant that allows customers to get questions answered about vehicle performance, utilization, fuel, idling, and other crucial aspects of fleet management.  For example, Geotab unveiled a dynamic chatbot it’s calling Ace at its Connect 2024 user conference…

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