As the owner of fleet of vehicles, there is every need for you to keep track on the movement of your vehicles. You should know the present location of the vehicle, the route taken by the driver as all these will enable you to keep a tab on the vehicle. In order to achieve this, install GPS enabled vehicle tracking device in all your vehicles. Recently, CBS news reported that police after a hot chase intercepted a truck which contained stolen containers. The Sheriff tracked the truck with the help of a truck tracking or GPS tracking device.
Monitor on a Real Time Basis
Although this is an incident that took place in California, it highlights the fact that truck tracking device is an ideal choice as it helps you locate your stolen vehicle. The GPS device in the vehicle sends information about the vehicle to the console installed at the monitoring station. The device sends the information at regular intervals varying between two minutes to fifteen minutes depending on the type of GPS device. This enables you to monitor the movement of the vehicle on a real-time basis.
Alert the Driver
Most of the fleet owners of vehicles install the truck tracking system on all their vehicles. The modern GPS device, apart from tracking the vehicle also helps in monitoring the movement of the vehicle. The modern truck tracking GPS system sends information about the speed at which the vehicle is moving. As you are able to locate the route on which the vehicle is moving, you can alert the driver if he has taken a wrong or longer route. Further, the modern GPS tracking device also provides information about the mileage of the vehicle. Naturally, this helps you to take effective steps to repair and maintain the vehicle and thereby reduce the running cost of the vehicle.
Fleet vehicle owners use the modern vehicle tracking device to effectively interact with customers. For example, a cab driver can tell the customer the exact location of the cab, and this enables the customer to get a realistic estimate of the time needed to reach the desired destination. In addition to this, many of the insurance companies offer discounts on insurance on vehicles fitted with truck tracking devices. Naturally, this enables you to save a considerable amount of money. Further, since you can track the vehicle on a real-time basis, you will not need to call the driver to ascertain the current location of the vehicle. Naturally, you save a considerable amount of money on telephone bill as well.
Cloud Based Tracking Device
The recently introduced cloud based tracking system has considerably enhanced the overall utility of future fleet truck tracking devices, for example. This device which works on cloud platform performs a variety of functions like the tracking of route, pay load, number of stops and so on. In fact, the device is so versatile it enables the driver and the owner to keep a track on the performance of the vehicle.
Keeping in view the multifarious utilities many vehicle owners have also installed the vehicle tracking device in their cars and other vehicles. In fact, the device is now being installed even on motorcycles and scooters. The device is available at an affordable price, and it does not require any maintenance at all.