GPS Tracker: Seeing the warning signs.
Driving down the highway on a normal day involves risk, even for the best of drivers; Add bad weather, road construction, and traffic to the mix, and you have a greater potential for danger. This threat is magnified when an aggressive driver enters the scene.
How many news reports do we hear involving wrecks with a semi truck? How many times have we been scared out of our mind on the highway when an aggressive trucker is on our tail? If you own a fleet, finding out that a member of your fleet was responsible for a wreck involving injury or death is the last thing you want to hear.A GPS tracker cannot give you a 100-percent guarantee to always keep your drivers and business name safe, but it sure can help.
Your vehicles are an advertisement to your business. If your driver is the one on the road who is weaving in and out of the lanes, driving too close to other drivers, not using proper turn signals, or honking at drivers who are going the speed limit, they are not going to be the one who looks bad. It will be you the other drivers see.
A GPS tracker can help you identify these problem individuals who would rather risk the safety of others to carelessly get the job done. These are not the kind of people you want representing you on the road. With a GPS tracker you will able to:
1. See what speed your drivers are going and if it is above or below the required speed. Speed limits are set for a reason, drivers not following these guidelines become a liability.
2. Pinpoint consistencies in abrupt or extreme braking. If you start to see a pattern in braking, you will more than likely find an aggressive driver.
3. See hours that a vehicle is in use. Sleepy drivers are also dangerous drivers. If you find someone exceeding drive time limits, you can take action to eliminate this hazard to the highways and the lives of others.
As a business owner, you understand that the decisions your drivers make, can put a life-long red mark not only on your business name, but also your personal life. Do not allow a driver’s road-rage to leave you feeling your business was responsible for taking the life of another. Stop bad drivers in their tracks with a GPS tracker.