TECHNOLOGY + HUMAN TOUCH
Safety enhacing combination The application of new technologies brings several benefits to processes across all areas of a business. In fleet management, it’s no different. Telematics and video monitoring systems, among others, add control and intelligence to jobs that were previously done solely by people. Automation and data analysis represent improvements to management performance, but […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]