City officials say an OnStar vehicle tracking system helped them track down a school bus that was the victim of a hit-and-run accident this week
GPS-based pet tracking systems offer pet owners peace of mind and give hunters an advantage.
There are several GPS tracking systems for dogs and cats on the market. Here are some of the best ones:
Metrolink chairman told Ventura Star he thinks the tracking system, called positive train control, could have prevented a deadly train crash in 2008.
According to legal documents obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union, virtually all police departments across the U.S. are using cell phone GPS tracking technology to monitor suspects’ whereabouts without first obtaining a warrant.
The ACLU surveyed about 200 state and local law enforcement agencies across the country. Nearly all of the agencies that responded said they track cell phones without obtaining a warrant, reported the Washington Post.
As a result, the ACLU concludes that there are “unclear or inconsistent legal standards from town to town that frequently fall short of probable cause,” questioning whether the practice is constitutional.
Fleet tracking systems are designed with one primary goal: to save business managers time and money.
1. Increased Profits and Performance
Access to vehicle efficiency and driver productivity data helps a company manage the costs related to fleet operations. There can be a significant reduction in employee overtime costs and driver down-time; reduced maintenance costs directly affect the bottom line. Plus improved route efficiency and fleet metrics allow for expanding customer base. Fleet tracking saves approximately $5,484 per employee annually.
RFID chips in the uniforms let the tracking system know when children enter and leave school and it sends a text message to their parents’ cell phones.
The GPS tracking system helps drivers take the most efficient routes, which helps cut city’s fuel costs, plus it prevents double dipping and can verify complaints.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is planning to launch a biometric data tracking system to monitor when immigrants leave the United States. A top department official told a House Homeland Security subcommittee Tuesday that the plan will be finalized and presented to Congress within weeks.
The tracking system will keep tabs on which immigrants are leaving the country and when. Homeland Security has been hoping to launch the tracking system since before the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, but opponents said the system would be too expensive.
Driver got clocked by a cop going over 40 in a 25 mph zone. His GPS data said he never topped the 25 mph speed limit, so he fought the ticket in traffic court.
Despite this year’s record high gas prices, a GPS fleet tracking system can absolutely help to reduce your fuel costs.