Yellow May: traffic safety, in the eyes of those who know best
Yellow May: traffic safety, in the eyes of those who know best This past month of May, due to the Yellow May campaign, was a time to rethink practices behind the wheel and in fleet management, always aiming for safer behaviors in traffic. However, more than just discussing new technologies and solutions for more efficient […]See more
Let’s make it simple: Everything you need to know about concepts and technologies of fleet management!
DMS, ADAS, MDVR, FCW, IPCAM, SSR, LDW. Do you know these acronyms well? Not? It’s ok! There are so many terms and concepts applied today that you can even get confused. But don’t worry: we are here to help you. In this blog post, we will talk about the main technologies and resources that are […]
ADAS – technology to support your drivers
Advanced Driver Assistance System. The name may not seem familiar, but this technology is becoming one of the main innovations for the safety of drivers and fleets. Using integrated and intelligent systems, combining cameras and telematics, ADAS supports the person behind the wheel, giving them more vision and information, mitigating risks and making travels much […]
Drivers safety in light vehicle fleets
Due to the nature of their operations, many companies need to have part of their sales or technical support teams in the field. This scenario adds some extra burden to fleet managers, more specifically related to workers safety and health. The companies must be aware so as not to turn each route into a traffic […]
The greatest enemy of heavy fleet: drowsiness!
Today we will talk about a topic that deserves much attention. Have you ever felt tired or sleepy while driving? Be aware of the risks this can cause and how GoAwake can help you minimize them. “Falling asleep at the wheel is one of the main causes of accidents with death on the highways. Around […]
Expert opinion: GoAwake and VLI connected by the same goal: “Save Lives”
GoAwake solution is used by renowned corporations in order to reduce accidents and improve their fleets safety. With this in mind, we invited Rodrigo Carvalho to talk about an important topic: traffic accidents prevention. In this article, check in detail how VLI, a reference in safety, is using our accident prevention technologies to save more […]
Fatigue at the wheel: a deadly element
According to ABRAMET, tiredness, including drowsy driving, is a contributing factor in 42% of all road crashes. Whether you are a professional driver transporting cargo or an employee who uses the company’s car for daily commute, the definition of best practices in driving and how to manage them is essential for a safer traffic. To […]
How can the fleet manager fight fatigue at the wheel?
In a previous blog post, we have already talked about the countless dangers that fatigue and distraction at the wheel can cause on the roads. And, for those who are fleet managers, this is a danger that includes several other aspects and responsibilities. In order to help professionals in the field, we have made a […]
Cell phone use while driving: the first cause of drivers’ distraction in Brazilian traffic
According to a study conducted by ABRAMET (Associação Brasileira de Medicina de Tráfego, Brazilian Association of Traffic Medicine), the use of cell phones while driving is the third top cause of traffic fatalities in Brazil. On the other hand, DETRAN shows that about 94% of road accidents are caused by recklessness and distraction, mainly due […]