Fleet Tracking 101

Choosing a fleet tracking system can be confusing, so we thought we’d help out a bit.

There are a lot of companies to choose from and there are a lot of systems to choose from as well, each GPS tracking system is not created equally.  Some platforms have features that others don’t and some are easier to use than others.  A happy medium of form and function is always a good thing to look for.Before you sit down to investigate you new tracking system, may we recommend a short video?

Here are a few highlights to look for in your new Fleet Tracking system.


  • Simplicity in Design
  • Intuitive in Process
  • A Tracking Page (Map) That’s Easy to Understand
  • Routing
  • Geofencing
  • Full Report Suite
  • Dashboard

Rich in Features

  • Historical Playback
  • Geofences w/Alerting
  • Idle Alert
  • Device Removal Alert
  • Unauthorized Use Alert
  • Geofence Speed Restriction
  • Ignition On/Off
  • Low Battery
  • Panic Button
  • Route Deviation Alerting
  • Stop Alerts
  • Temperature Alerts
  • Fuel Stolen Alert

Driver Behavior Modification

  • Harsh Braking Notification
  • Rapid Acceleration Notification
  • High G Turn Notification
  • Speeding Notifications

Most of these features will be specific to your companies current fleet tracking needs and a few may be necessary in the future.  As your company grows your fleet demands will grow with it, some some faster.  Have a system that can grow with your company is huge.  Enduring another learning curve a year down the road because you had to switch tracking platforms is not something you want to have to undertake.

Whatever your business, large or small, public or private sector you’ve got the same driving principal… doing the most with what resources you have.  Managing those resources to the best of your ability is not always easy.  Putting a system in place to help you monitor and gather information can provide a huge ROI.  Driver Watch Systems fleet tracking system is one such system that will provide you with the necessary info without bogging you down with unnecessary data, most importantly without making you spend a fortune or obligating you to a contract.

Let us know what you think of the video, we welcome all feed back.

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