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Privacy concerns hinder telematics adoption

Concerns over staff privacy are preventing businesses from introducing vehicle telematics, according to new research from RAC Business. The survey of 500 UK firms which run business vehicles found that 40% reported staff concerns about the perceived intrusion into their privacy associated with 24/7 tracking systems. One-in-five have not installed telematics as a result of those concerns

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Use of telematics first step to fewer accidents and increased driver safety, says LeasePlan

Use of in-vehicle telematics could significantly alter and improve driver behaviour, according to a survey by LeasePlan. 38% of drivers stated that telematics would change their behaviour. Of this figure: 14% stated that they would drive more cautiously 7% stated that they would drive more slowly 17% said that they would pay more attention to

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TomTom Telematics launches new version of WebFleet OptiDrive

The next generation of Tom Tom Telematics WebFleet OptiDrive now includes predictive driving advice. Pre-trip, OptiDrive 360 provides motorists with best practice advice on how to drive safely and fuel efficiently. Direct feedback and driving advice is offered during the trip to actively coach the driver. The system uses vehicle and map data to advise the driver when

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Increased use of telematics is improving company car fuel consumption figures

The increased use of telematics across the industry is driving efficiency improvements among company car drivers according to RAC Business. While more and more fleets are using telematics to monitor their drivers, the drivers themselves are using their vehicle’s computers. According to the motoring organisation’s annual Report on Motoring, the vast majority (90%) of company

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