The National Motor Vehicle Crash Causation Survey (NMVCCS) collected on-scene information about the events and factors leading up to vehicle crashes involving light vehicles, between July 3, 2005, to December 31, 2007. Crashes were investigated at the crash scene and driver, vehicle, and environment-related information pertaining to crash occurrence was collected. Here is a short summary report on the data collected during this time.
There is a perception that fleet telematics is just a GPS fleet tracking system. However, it is more than just monitoring the location or movement of a vehicle. Telematics gives you complete, real-time knowledge of your fleet to help improve your operations and lower your costs. You can also view vehicles and engine data and address driver behaviour if needed.
The world is becoming more connected every day, and new ways to use location-based information are being developed constantly. Telematics is a critical for fleet owners who want to achieve greater operational efficiencies, improve driver safety and satisfaction, and optimize customer service.
…But, what is Telematics?