The Dangers of Distracted Driving

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As the road accident rate continues to rise in South Africa, we would like to build an awareness about distracted driving as one of the leading causes.

How to Become a Better Driver

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Nowadays news about car crashes and irresponsible driving are becoming more exposed on televisions, we hear about them on radios and also see them in our daily travels.

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 seat belt. All this helps fleets to train and work with drivers on reducing safety risks.

The Psychology of Driving

For fleets, understanding this psychology is part of the responsibility that comes with fleet safety management. That’s because the decisions drivers make behind the wheel can reveal a great deal about who the driver is as an individual. More plainly, the decisions drivers make also compile their driving records, and therefore, level of risk.

Is Your GPS Tracker Device Safe?

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Concern over the cybersecurity of connected cars has been dominating the news. As everything around us becomes more connected, it’s only natural to ask questions about security. This extends to the connected devices and gear in our cars and trucks. How do…

Using the NFC Driver ID as A Tool to both Manage & Incentivise

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Geotab’s NFC (Near Field Communication) Driver Identification is an incredible tool that can be used to both incentivise drivers and monitor their behaviour.

Implementing Driver Safety Programs

Implementing Driver Safety Programs

Implementing a Driver Safety Program can protect your organisation's human and financial resources, and ward off potential company and personal liabilities.

#GeotabAfrica: Self Driving Car Technology and the Convergence of Telematics Data Impacts Safety

It was recently reported that the “total accident rate for commercial fleets averages 20 percent ”, and GEOTAB Africa believes that the accident rate in Africa is even higher than this statistic. These are high numbers that has massive socio-economic implications…

#GeotabAfrica Detecting Dangerous Driving Patterns

According to the International Transport Forum, in 2014 there were over one million traffic related fatalities. “Inappropriate behaviour of road users, such as excessive and inappropriate speed, remain important contributory factors in fatal crashes and for injuries.” Reducing dangerous driving…

#GeotabAfrica – Top 3 Reasons Customers

The Top 3 Reasons Customers Chose GEOTAB I today asked one of our Business Development Managers to provide me a list of his last weeks customers and why they decided to go with GEOTAB, below are the top reasons for each…