Jun
15
Mobile Telematics for the Grey Fleet

Grey fleet (or “gray” fleet) is the term used to describe any vehicles that do not belong to the company, but which are used for business travel. This includes vehicles owned or leased by the employee via some form of reimbursement program from the employer. When these vehicles are driven on company business, they are considered part of the “grey fleet” – and as such fall under the responsibility of the employer. Like any company fleet, these drivers and their vehicles can be a challenge to manage.

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May
02
Preventing Distracted Driving Among your Professional Sales Force

By: Jim Ramirez

A good friend once told me, “everyone in the world is in sales, they just don’t know it.” Regardless of what anyone does for a living, they are in the business of selling themselves, their skills, their services and convincing others that they are needed.
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May
30
Get the Most Out of Apple’s Do Not Disturb While Driving Mode

By: Chris Smith

Last September, Apple addressed criticisms, lawsuits, and their moral responsibility regarding distracted driving by adding a new Do Not Disturb While Driving mode to the release of iOS 11. Although it’s effectiveness as a full solution to distracted driving has been questioned, the feature gave a much needed boost for widespread distracted driving awareness. Understanding the basic setup and features of Apple’s Do Not Disturb While Driving mode (DND mode) could help you make the right decision to stay safe on the road. Additionally, learning about technology that integrates with the feature will allow you to effectively change your distracted driving habits and get the most out of Do Not Disturb mode. Read more

May
01
Realistic Guide to Cell Phone Use While Driving – The ‘Best Driver Setup’

By: Jim Ramirez

Every driver has different needs while on the road, but staying connected is important for just about everybody. There are also times when it could be helpful, or even required, for a driver to use and engage with their phone while on the road. Although the safest recommendation would be to completely lock the phone away, out of sight, turned off, with no chance of distraction, it can be hard to entirely eliminate cell phone use while driving, especially if communicating via phone from the company car is part of your job. But with a few helpful tips and recommendations, you can easily minimize distracted driving while staying productive. Read more

Jul
15
Texting and Driving Solutions

by: TextNinja

The Top 5 Solutions for Texting and Driving

Distractions behind the wheel are a complicated problem, but there are plenty of solutions to texting and driving specifically. Texting is one of the most dangerous and common types of distracted driving, and it’s one you can avoid by planning ahead with a solution. But where do you start?
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