6 Common Myths about GPS Vehicle Tracking

Today GPS technology is everywhere you turn. (No pun intended.) Yet, despite its prevalence there are still some misconceptions surrounding its use especially among companies that are considering using it to track and control the movement of their fleets. While we can understand that business leaders must be cautious before using any technology that promises

States with the Toughest Distracted Driving Laws

According to the US Department of Transportation, more than 30 countries around the world have made it illegal for drivers to use handheld devices while driving a vehicle. The punishments from some of these countries which include Sweden, Bermuda and Qatar, range from stiff fines to prison sentences. What all this means is that people

Trucker Tips for Staying Awake While Driving

Fatigue is something every driver has faced behind the wheel but long haul truckers face this problem to a much greater degree than do drivers of passenger vehicles. Often driving for hundreds if not thousands of miles, the monotony of the road can cause fleet drivers to nod off every now and then. Of course

Distracted Driving and the Holiday Season

When it comes to an average sized, 2,000 pound vehicle it is no contest. The big rigs prevail in a head on collision. Yet, this fact is not enough to deter motorists from behaving irresponsibly during the holiday season. Distracted driving becomes even more of an issue than it normally is the rest of the

Winter Fleet Safety Tips

Our NMEA tools and solutions for distracted driving are an integral part of keeping your fleets safe this winter. However, total safety can never be found in one simple solution. There are other ways that added with our technology can help your fleets prepare for the unexpected this upcoming winter season. For IPCGPS believes that

Distracted Driving and Auto Insurance Rates

By now everyone knows the toll that distracted driving can take on our roadways. We have seen and heard stories in the media about how easily avoided fatalities have occurred when some drivers have decided that using their mobile devices was more important than remaining attentive to the rules of the road. We have also

How GPS Tracking Extends the Life of Your Vehicles

We’ve talked in this past about the benefits of using GPS tracking software to improve your fleet’s efficiency and productivity. We’ve also talked about how on-time deliveries improve customer service and how GPS helps provide your company with distracted driving solutions. However, the greatest cost that any transportation company faces is that of maintaining its

Safe Summer Driving Tips – GPS

According to Travelers Insurance, nearly 90% of Americans say that they will be going on vacation this coming summer. This means that as a fleet manager you and your fleets will have to contend with a lot of extra traffic on the road during the hot, muggy days of summer. But congestion isn’t the only