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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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GreenRoad eco-driving system targets fuel consumption reduction and driver behavior management


Published: April 24, 2015 | Paramus, NJ Coach USA and megabus.com – the popular city-to-city, express bus company – today announced a multimillion dollar investment in a hi-tech eco-driving system for their bus operations across the United States. Beginning this month, 3,200 megabus.com and Coach USA drivers will start using …

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Decos launched ‘Flo’-An app for real-time driver behavior managament


Published: December 03, 2014 | Noordwijk, The Netherlands Decos, innovative developer of sustainable software, launched the driving app Flo. Flo is an Android app that provides insight into driving techniques and helps drivers get better, saving them money and contributing to a greener environment. The unique app gives real-time audio …

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MAPFRE expands its DriveAdvisor telematics program for Driver Behavior Monitoring


Published: December 02, 2014 | Webster, MA MAPFRE Insurance announced that its DriveAdvisor Program is expanding to include the states of Connecticut and Washington. DriveAdvisor is a voluntary program that provides an auto insurance discount for customers who elect to use telematics technology to monitor their driving behavior. The discount …

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Donlen launches enhanced Driver Behavior Management System for fleet owners


Published: November 27, 2014 | Northbrook, IL Donlen has announced the rollout of its enhanced Driver Management system. As the newest feature to FleetWeb®, the fleet industry’s leading fleet management solution, fleet managers will now be able to manage all of their vehicle and driver information from one streamlined interface. …

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Donlen and INRIX partner on Fleet Management & Driver Behavior solutions


Published: October 02, 2014 | Northbrook, IL Donlen and INRIX  have collaborated to provide customers of Donlen’s DriverPoint Telematics platform with added capabilities for analyzing fleet performance to reduce costs and liability from unsafe driver behavior. INRIX Driver Analytics allows visibility into driver performance compared to posted speed limits, road class, …

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“The God’s Chauffeur” explains the importance of telematics in driver behaviour education


     Telematics – a silent life saver? It happened just over 3 years ago. A light-bulb moment and certainly an industry game changer for me. It was something that had an unprecedented effect on my thought processes and how I was able to bring my expertise and experience to ensure …

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Vehicle Tracking Systems (VTS) to monitor drivers’ behavior in all ‘Roadways’ buses


Published: August 2, 2014 | India Now commuters en route Greater Noida from Delhi and nearby regions won’t have to face the notoriety of the drivers of ‘Roadways’ buses. These drivers have been allegedly involved in ill-treatment with the passengers. Despite of regular reporting and numerous complaints against these drivers, there seem to …

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Volvo and CTS to set up study groups to monitor driver’s behavior during traffic

Published: May 2, 2014 The China-Sweden Research Centre for Traffic Safety (CTS) and Volvo Car Groupare starting a close-up study of driving behaviour in the Chinese megacities Beijing and Shanghai. The insight into how drivers handle these exceptionally busy traffic environments is an important part of Volvo Cars’ aim to …

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