GPS tracking devices can help your drivers identify and improve upon sub-optimal behaviors.
GPS tracking devices like those produced by Geotab offer a wealth of insight into your vehicles and the drivers behind the wheel. And while GPS tracking can be helpful for measuring and improving results for the vehicles, you can also use them to help increase outcomes with your drivers.
Among the many reporting options that Geotab offers users the ability to create, driver safety reports may be one the most important for fleet managers looking to better understand their operations.
Driver safety reports can help fleet managers identify careful drivers and drivers’ attitudes to the company’s vehicles, productivity and reputation. They can also be used for monitoring to identify areas for improvement.
Probably the biggest safety risk fleet managers face are collisions and the resulting loss of productivity and time. Without proper reporting you could be missing negative behaviors that include;
- Speeding over the posted speed limit
- Harsh braking
- Sharp cornering
- Backing up while driving
- After hours use of vehicle
- Driving with no seat belt
Additionally, you can create custom fleet rules and get an email or text message notification when violations occur. When you get notified of possible collisions, so you can take the proper actions in a timely manner.
These reports have an lasting impact beyond just the overall safety of your drivers and vehicles. They are important tools for minimizing accidents, vehicle downtime and ensuring driver safety, but proper driving behaviors are also important factors in vehicle maintenance planning, such as brake and tire replacement.
Your employees are your company’s greatest asset. With Geotab devices, provided by authorized resellers like GPS to GO, you can better understand how drivers are doing and where coaching is needed with Geotab driver safety reporting.
If you would like to learn more about how GPS to GO can help your fleet operate more safely and cut down on operational costs, please reach out to our team to setup a complimentary consultation.