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GPS Tracking Devices Uncover Corruption at Sewerage Authority

GPS Tracking Devices Used to Uncover Corruption at Sewerage Authority & Locate More Than $100,000 in Stolen Public Resources…City Employees Busted Stealing $100,000 of Equipment & Running Side Jobs

This week more than $100,000 in stolen public resources has been uncovered in Cinnaminson, NJ, and five full-time city employees, including the Cinnaminson Sewerage Authority’s top two employees, have been arrested on theft and corruption charges.

COLTS Invests $834,078 For Vehicle Tracking System

Public buses in Lackawanna will be getting a major upgrade this year. This week board members of the County of Lackawanna Transit System (COLTS) unanimously voted to invest $834,078 for a new real-time vehicle tracking system to “help the agency better monitor and manage its operations.”

BBB: 4 Questions to Ask a GPS Fleet Tracking Provider

Considering the proliferation of GPS tracking technology, many business are being solicited by dozens of GPS fleet management providers.

There are a lot of choices and it can be overwhelming.

You really want to make sure that you’re getting all the fleet tracking features you need, but aren’t overpaying for things that you’re never going to use.

GPS Tracking Bill Turned Down By Senate

A Senate committee has rejected legislation that would have made it illegal to secretly use an electronic tracking device to track a person’s movements.

The Courts of Justice Committee voted 9-6 Monday to kill the GPS tracking bill.

FCC Decision Crushes LightSquared

FCC Decision Crushes LightSquared’s Controversial Plan to Build a Wireless Network in the U.S. because its signals interfere with GPS navigation of cars, boats and planes.

GPS Tracking Helps Catch Albuquerque Workers

In 2010, the Solid Waste Management Department in Albuquerque, NM, wanted to improve the efficiency of the city’s garbage routes. So the city installed GPS tracking devices in each of the city’s garbage trucks.

Chief Operations Officer John Soladay said the City saved over $750,000 in fuel and maintenance costs, by taking data from the GPS devices and re-routing existing routes.

The city became much more efficient, all right – plus a whole lot more.

Two drivers were even caught operating side businesses with their garbage trucks – all on the taxpayer’s dime.

Pay-As-You-Drive Insurance With GPS Tracking Reduces Premiums

A GPS Tracking System Combined With a Pay-As-You-Drive Auto Insurance Programs Are Becoming Very Popular Because They Save Drivers Money

Usage based insurance, also known as pay as you drive (or PAYD), is a type of automobile insurance whereby the costs of auto insurance premiums are calculated based on the amount you drive. Pay-as-you-go insurance can provide drivers big discounts, up to 54% according to GMAC.

VA House Passes Bill to Make GPS Tracking Illegal

The House voted 88-10 to pass Delegate Joe May’s bill. May introduced the legislation at the request of a constituent who was shocked to discover that a private investigator hired by his estranged wife had legally installed a GPS tracking system on the undercarriage of his car.

The bill, currently on its way to the Senate, would make it illegal for anyone to use a GPS tracking system to monitor a person’s location without his or her consent. The bill carves out exemptions for police with warrants, parents tracking their kids, any legal representative of an incapacitated adult, owners of fleet vehicles and electronic communications providers such as OnStar and cell phone companies.