Leading vehicle tracking and telematics provider, Ctrack, has launched Ctrack Driver Mobi in South Africa, following a successful rollout of the service in the United Kingdom (UK). With Driver Mobi, drivers are able to view their driving behaviour scores on internet-enabled smart phones. The scores are derived from journeys they have made over 30 days.
The scores can be compared against those of other drivers in the company or against specific driver groups within a company, creating a competitive environment that encourages greater personal responsibility.
Using a smart mobile URL, the Ctrack Driver Mobi service records acceleration, braking, cornering, speeding and idling events every 100 km and provides a score from these out of 100. Drivers are not able to manually edit their scores; they have to drive better in order to achieve better results.
Drivers can view their past trips on maps and can also separate and submit business and private trip information. Business-only trips can also be exported in PDF format for tax purposes. Furthermore, drivers can complete comprehensive vehicle safety checks. Comments can be added if vehicle components reach a critical stage of disrepair or damage. This information can then be submitted to an appropriate manager immediately via email, all from the driver’s mobile phone.
Ctrack’s Driver Mobi is ideal for small and medium-sized businesses and works best in situations where multiple drivers use a vehicle. It helps fleet managers to obtain accurate odometer readings and can be used to monitor the effectiveness of driver-training initiatives.
Thousands of Ctrack customers in the UK have found that drivers using Driver Mobi engage with telematics far more and, as a result, their road manners improve, fuel costs reduce, accident rates come down and general company administration duties plummet.
Ctrack Driver Mobi is suitable for use in fleets of any size and works with all makes and models of vehicles. Ctrack continues to enhance and expand its range of services for small and medium-sized businesses,” says Hein Jordt, managing director of Ctrack South Africa.
. “The introduction of Ctrack Driver Mobi is further evidence of our ongoing drive to simplify the administrative burdens faced by these enterprises, while enhancing driver safety in South Africa for the benefit of all road users.”</span