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Majority of drivers believe distracted driving is the biggest cause of auto accidents, a study shows

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A new Progressive Insurance study shows about one-third of drivers feel confident in their own ability to text and drive, yet the majority believe distracted driving is the biggest cause of auto accidents and more than 90% say it should be illegal. Here are a few key findings from the …

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Nissan Signal Shield to deal with driver distractions

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Nissan Great Britain (GB) has adopted a technology that’s almost 200 years old to create a concept solution for reducing smartphone distraction at the wheel. The Nissan Signal Shield is a prototype compartment within the armrest of a Nissan Juke that is lined with a Faraday cage, an invention dating …

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GPS Police to provide eSafe driver behavior monitoring in Canada

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ERM Advanced Telematics announced that GPS Police has expanded its fleet management services with the company’s eSafe driver behavior monitoring. GPS Police is a fleet management service provider and it’s customers include companies the oil & gas, transportation, law enforcement and government sectors mostly in central Canada as well as …

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TruTac enters the tracking and telematics market

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TruTac has entered the tracking and telematics market with their latest innovation – TruLocation. TruLocation combines real-time GPS vehicle tracking, remote tacho downloading, accurate maps, Geo-location, points of interest, harsh breaking and excess speed, all-in one easy to use system. The fully web-based system can be accessed from anywhere and …

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Tourmaline Labs launches TL COACH, a next-gen driver behavior coaching and training system

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Tourmaline Labs has announced the launch of TL COACH, a next-gen driver behavior coaching and training system designed to help companies understand, manage and improve the driving capabilities of their staff. The TL COACH value-proposition is predicated on TL BEHAVIOR, the company’s flagship driver scoring system, enabling Telematics Service Providers …

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Octo Telematics agrees to provide its telematics and data analytics services to Girls Drive Better

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Octo Telematics has signed an agreement to provide its telematics and data analytics services to Girls Drive Better, the flagship brand of Policywise. Girls Drive Better was established following the EU Gender Directive of 2012. This Directive meant that insurance pricing could no longer take into account gender, whether or …

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‘Unmarked’ self-driving car in Britain

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Published : 31 October 2016 Recently a study at London School of economics had concluded that the self-driving cars would be facing the challenge from the aggressive drivers. The aggressive drivers would turn in the very advantage of the self-driving car against it. Taking this study seriously Volvo has decided that the …

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Zombie Dispatch, a game for creating awareness about trucking and truck drivers

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Published: 19 October 2016 Omnitracs today launched a new web-based game called Zombie Dispatch, designed to recognize the important role of trucking and truck drivers in our economy as well as illustrate technologies and solutions to help fleets be more efficient, and easing the burden on fleet managers and hardworking drivers. …

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CoDriver- a driver monitoring system, launched

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Published: 29 September 2016 Jungo Connectivity, a divestiture of Cisco Systems, has announced its new Driver Monitoring System (DMS)- CoDriver. “Based on state-of-the-art deep learning, machine learning, and computer vision algorithms, CoDriver’s innovative approach provides the car with a complete, real-time information of the condition of the driver,” said Ophir Herbst, …

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Omnitracs ELD Driver Retention Model

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Published: 13 September 2016 Omnitracs has announced about “Omnitracs ELD Driver Retention Model”, a predictive modeling solution that allows companies to identify and retain truck drivers who are most likely to voluntarily leave their jobs. “In a 500 driver fleet, preventing just half of the voluntarily turnover in the most …

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