The holiday season revolves around the nation’s roads. Sadly, during this time of the year, crash fatalities increase by nearly 25%. Accidents involving large trucks take place over 500,000 times a year and are often the deadliest with a semi weighing up to 80,000 lbs., opposed to a typical automobile of 4,000 lbs.
Although truckers are generally highly-skilled employees, they do make mistakes. Common safety concerns include fatigued driving, distracted driving and speeding. Believe it or not, many truck accidents can be caused by poor maintenance as well. Due to the number of miles these vehicles travel, paying attention to check engine lights and performing frequent maintenance is essential to ensuring the safety of the driver and others on the road.
Startrac wants to make sure your employees stay safe not just during the holidays, but year-round. That’s why our technology not only offers fleet maintenance, but also driver safety and vehicle health information.
Startrac is today launching the next innovation in telematics, a plug-and-play solution that offers low-cost, hassle-free, pay-as-you-go telematics. Startrac Pulse device is well-suited to organisations who wish to implement simple telematics. The new device also serves organisations already using telematics who
‘I was very sceptical but telematics has been a plus' Fleets are using telematics and in-cab camera technology to improve driver behaviour and reduce collisions. As well as using data from the technology to reduce fuel costs and increase safety,
The rapid growth in online shopping is placing ever greater demands on an increasing number of fleets. A study by RetailMeNot and the Centre for Retail Research found that online retail expenditure is rising on average at rate of 20%n