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Is There a Future for Military GPS?

The Global Positioning System (GPS) has been at the forefront of U.S. military technology for many years now, and widely used in different applications. This article investigates military GPS applications now and in the future. Military GPS Applications GPS technology was put to the test during Operation Desert Storm and Desert Shield, and has since

Improving Road Safety with Technology Innovation

The automobile has been around for little more than a century and during this period, it has gone through an extraordinary evolution, driven by constant technological innovations. However, other aspects of transportation, extravehicular safety, signage, and traffic control infrastructure have seen a much slower pace of development. Some of the technology on and around roads

Causes of Aggressive Driving and How to Solve It

As a fleet telematics company that promotes safety and compliance for all of our customers, Geotab helps companies identify aggressive driving and correct the risky behavior, allowing them to increase the safety of their employees while reducing cost and risk within the company. By tracking parameters such as speeding, harsh cornering, and harsh acceleration —

3 Ways to Save Money with Fleet Safety Management

Nothing is more important than the safety of your fleet. But did you know that running a safe fleet can also save you money? Ensuring that your drivers follow company policies, obey the laws, and avoid idling can drive productivity and maximize profit. Here are at least three areas of fleet safety management that impact

Distracted Driving Facts: Common Causes and Solutions

Distracted Driving is plaguing our fleets and fleet owners are looking for answers. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), distracted drivers killed 3,477 people and injured 391,000 in 2015 alone. Distracted driving has become less of a problem and more of an epidemic. We’ve compiled these distracted driving facts to help spread

Finding Patterns in Accident Data

Telematics makes for a great business tool by being able to identify single safety events, such as a driver speeding or not wearing a seatbelt. All this helps fleets to train and work with drivers on reducing safety risks. But telematics can bring even more to the table by helping unfold a larger view on

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