USING ACTIONABLE DATA TO IMPROVE DRIVER SAFETY

July 26, 2021 in Driver Monitoring

The volume of fleet safety data is continually expanding. The data alone, even when normalized and aggregated, cannot identify the difference between good and risky drivers. The adage “You can’t manage what you can’t measure” explains the need for tools to use actionable data in driver safety.  Benchmarking The adage “You can’t manage what you can’t measure” explains the need…

Actionable Data: Creating a Holistic View of the Driver

July 01, 2021 in Driver Monitoring

Data is abundant in the fleet industry and can be overwhelming. There is data flowing to a fleet manager like an open firehose from many sources and in varying formats. To make the data actionable a few things need to happen: automation, normalization, and aggregation. Automate Data Collection Fleet managers need to consume several different types of data to create…

DRIVER SAFETY DATA: EVOLUTION TO REAL-TIME ANALYTICS

June 01, 2021 in Driver Monitoring

In its infancy, driver safety data and accident analytics were reactive, focusing on motor vehicle reports (MVRs) and analyzing broad-based data per million miles. As recently as two decades ago, the standard practice was to review a driver’s MVR at hire and, possibly, annually after that. It was rare for any additional analysis, beyond ensuring the driver had a valid…

Continuous License Monitoring Myth vs. Fact Series Part 3: The Annual MVR & 364 Day Grace Period

April 14, 2020 in Driver Monitoring

Employers typically pull a driver’s motor vehicle record (MVR) prior to hiring and an annial MVR after that. Although completing the initial and annual pulls meets the minimum obligation, there is added value in continuous monitoring for employers. Myth: Continuous MVR Monitoring is Unnecessary —Pre-Employment & Annual MVR pulls are “good enough” Fact: Annual MVR pulls give risky drivers grace…

A Continuous Fleet Monitoring Solution for All 50 States & Canada

August 21, 2019 in Driver Monitoring

A continuous fleet monitoring solution can have various meanings across different providers, and across the nation. In general, fleet monitoring carries the definition of continuous driver license monitoring for commercial fleets. However, the truth is the capabilities of fleet driver monitoring from provider to provider can vary, and if you are not paying attention, these differences can put your organization…