On 28th February Rockingham Raceway in Corby hosted the finals of the National Express Driver of the Year sponsored by Traffilog UK. The finalists whittled down from 800 had all fulfilled stringent criteria, including telematics analysis, attendance and zero customer complaints over a full year. The final selection of ‘master drivers’ was the best of the best, and of course, they were an enthusiastic and friendly crowd.
The final heats included racing Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Ariel Atoms, and the slightly slower (but just as exhilarating!) bendy bus around the racetrack.
To add to the excitement, all the action was featured in the latest edition of Bus and Coach Week.
As a proud supplier of Telematic solutions to National Express, Traffilog’s Yon Copitch said “This event was a perfect opportunity for us to invest in our customers and to really show our appreciation for the drivers that help contribute to our 16 billion Miles of [...]
Traffilog launches Driver Data Terminal to meet the demands of bus and coach industry
Traffilog, launched its Driver Data Terminal (DDT), specifically designed for the bus and coach industries at the Euro Bus Expo 2016. The solution was developed in conjunction with the likes of National Express and recently completed a successful pilot. The DDT makes it easier to manage compliance versus paper process and speeds up response times to vehicle issues or faults.
Companies implementing DDT will reduce administration time and fleet costs as well as increase their vehicle up-time.
In addition to the direct fleet benefits from DDT, bus and coach companies can [...]
Michal Duda speaks about the importance of monitoring driver behaviour and how driver engaement using Traffilog telematics systems on 230 Blue Light Vehicles impact incident rates and costs.
From the article published in Fleet News Site 27/06/2016 –
“We will know the real mileage, fuel levels, engine temperatures and the driver [most Masters are two-man crews]. We will use the behavior information for their development programs – we want to promote the best drivers and coach the ones that are at risk.” (Michal Duda)
Traffilog Israel News – Jewish New Year holiday season
As some of you might know, the Jewish New Year and holiday season is near. we would like to wish you all Happy Holidays and “Shana Tova” Meaning – have a great year!
Traffilog Israel offices will be closed for the Holidays during these dates: (with the exception of our Call center and SVR center which are open 24/7/365) 02-04.10 – Rosh Hashana (New Year) 11-12.10 – Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) 16-17.10 – Sukkot (Tabernacles) 23-24.10 – Simchat Tora (Rejoicing of the Law)
An important fact about Jewish Holidays: Holiday dates vary slightly every year because the Jewish calendar is lunar based, not solar. Each holiday starts the evening before the day it appears on your calendar.
Traffilog and TomTom BRIDGE Join Forces on Connected car solution – We are happy to announce (19.09.2016) a partnership between Traffilog and TomTom BRIDGE platform.
This alliance is designed to provide passenger transportation fleets and manufacturers with a connected vehicle solution connecting authorities, dispatchers, drivers and passengers. Introducing a unique platform which enables better communication and planning, providing a more reliable and safe service to passengers.
For more information regarding TomTom Bridge and the Partnership announcement Press Here
Traffilog Israel are taking part in Israel’s important yearly Insurance convention “Elementer 2016” taking place between 19-22.09.2016 in Eilat. The team is presenting Traffilog SVR (Stolen Vehicle Recovery) and insurance solutions.
Connected cars – the future driven with steering wheels
There is no doubt we currently live in the world of connectivity. Gone are the days when dial-up connections were the only way to access the internet. Now, you can easily check mails, latest Facebook updates and listen to your favorite music on Youtube through your smartphone. Going a step further, you can get to connect your smartphone to your vehicle, and your vehicle to the world.
How does it work?
You definitely want to be constantly connected to your contacts through a stable internet connection; but why would you want your car to be able to connect to a network? It can keep you entertained, provide better driving experience and create a safer environment. All this happens through a series of components which allow your car to become connected; not only to the internet, but to peripheral devices and other vehicles as well.