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The trucking industry is ever-evolving and constantly driving forward with new technologies in tow. This upcoming December, the entire industry will take yet another step forward by way of fleet GPS tracking devices. Beginning on December 18, 2017, all freight truck operators will be required to begin using electronic logging devices (ELDs), instead of paper […]

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If you’re thinking of investing in a GPS tracking device, you’re probably going to run into a fundamental problem: do you need an active or a passive tracking device? That’s right—not all GPS devices function in the same way or even in the same capacity! Knowing whether you need an active or a passive device […]

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Police action is tactile and coordinated, and it’s that way for a reason: it helps minimize hostility, defuse the situation and keep any collateral damage to a minimum. Take a look at any newsworthy car chase, for example. You’re never going to see the police playing bumper cars with the fleeing vehicle! Instead, they’re blocking […]

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The open road may not be the high seas, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t still pirates out there looking to make off with your precious cargo! Every year there are millions and millions of dollars of profit lost due to stolen freight across the United States. From rogue drivers that load up and drive […]

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The long-haul trucking industry is something of a modern marvel. It may not seem like it, but there’s an immense amount of technology powering the fleets of 18-wheelers and transport trucks you see on the road today. Most of it involves fleet GPS tracking and all of the benefits that come with it. Trucking is […]

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Handing over the keys of your car to a brand-new teen driver is one of the most exciting and nerve-racking experiences for a parent. On the one hand, you’re confident that your child will be responsible and you’re excited to give them the freedom that comes with being a driver. On the other hand, however, […]

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GPS tracking is one of the most convenient answers to questions of location in movies. How did you locate the stolen shipment of cars? Where did the kidnappers take their hostage? These questions and more are often magically solved by a single, simple solution: GPS tracking devices. Of course, as per usual, Hollywood is over-exaggerating […]

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It’s a hard situation to face, but there may come a time in your life when you need to have a candid conversation with your aging parent and relieve them of their car keys. If they’re suffering from dementia or have showed signs of slowing mental faculties, they may pose a tremendous risk to themselves […]

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School buses perform an incredibly important role in transportation and in child safety. Buses offer a safe mode of transportation to and from school for many students, including those who do not have an alternative mode of transportation. In order to serve their purpose, school buses must be reliable. School buses must also maintain a […]

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City vehicles such as police cars, patrol vehicles and even street sweepers all have essential tasks related to the operation, sanitation and safety of a city. Because the safe operation and the efficiency of these vehicles is so essential, incorporating GPS tracking devices into these vehicles can be an excellent step towards increased safety and […]

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There are several factors that go into running a successful service business, not the least of which is an outstanding degree of customer service and satisfaction. Because the service industry is so heavily driven by the happiness of the customer, it is essential that business owners do everything that they can to ensure a streamlined […]

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If you are a part of the trucking industry, you are probably familiar with the new rules in place regarding electronic logging devices and the new mandate going into effect at the end of 2017. All drivers who are required to keep a record or log of their duties or activities while they are operating […]

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Most insurance companies reduce premiums if you install fleet GPS tracking. This is accepted as a given, but not many clients understand the reasons why. GPS tracking offers reassurance to many parties involved in your business, including your insurance carrier. Here are five reasons why insurance companies reduce premium costs when you install tracking: Better […]

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Many companies find fleet GPS tracking worth it for the problems it prevents. Since many of these issues can raise costs or make productive business impossible, the expenses associated with GPS tracking quickly become worth the outlay. Preventing some of these issues may seem obvious to anyone who has managed fleet vehicles for a while, […]

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GPS Technologies offers flexible options for purchasing GPS tracking service. This also includes rental plans where you pay a monthly fee for hardware, monitoring and alerts. Our rental plans offer a low-cost alternative to purchase that works well for family budgets and small businesses. Here are six benefits of using our rental option: Lower upfront […]

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Many business owners may feel intimidated at the idea of installing GPS tracking devices in their fleet vehicles. They fret over the expense of the technology and the alert system. While installation and purchase costs may be high for some systems, this investment is worth its price. No matter what you pay for GPS tracking, […]

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Whether you trust your teenager when they are not at home or the trust is lacking, being able to monitor their movements can put your mind at ease. Namely, we’re referring to tracking your teen driver using a GPS device either attached to or placed inside their vehicle. It’s up to you if you want […]

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“Battery tracking” is often used to describe a small, battery operated, self contained GPS tracking device that can be attached to company assets—such as work vehicles, machines, equipment and trailers. Like other GPS tracker options, battery tracking is used to track your assets, but comes in a small compact unit. Some are pocket sized and […]

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Whether you own vehicles or equipment for personal use or to run your business, the key to it lasting a long time is proper care and maintenance. You also want to do everything you can to keep your assets safe from the clutches of criminals. But what is the best, easiest and most affordable way […]

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As a business owner, you are well aware of all the responsibilities someone is likely to take on throughout the course of any given day. There’s managing employees, making payroll, helping customers, keeping financial records and so much more. No wonder business owners are turning to technology for daily help! One way to lighten up […]

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A business owner who runs their company right is the type of person who takes care of their equipment, encourages their employees to do their best and oversees all aspects of daily activity. Additionally, they treat their customers and clients like family, which means they likely enjoy repeat business coupled with good publicity from word […]

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Most drivers have used a GPS system in their car or a program on their cell phone to navigate to a destination at least once. It’s helpful to have smart technology tell you the best route to take, and it adds a level of safety when you aren’t fumbling with your phone or a paper […]

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It seems like technology is advancing at a rapid pace as of late. You can’t blink without a new smartphone being released or walk onto a car dealership lot without being told of a model’s latest technological advances. For instance, GPS services might appear to be an invasion of privacy—it’s something that many individuals do […]

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With today’s technology, there’s no reason you cannot track every mile, every stop. It’s not that you don’t trust your drivers with a client’s cargo or your own supply, but more to remain in constant communication for safety purposes and to monitor general progress. GPS on your fleet vehicles benefits your business’ efficiency, because it […]

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It’s both a proud day and cause for some nervousness when your teen comes home from the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), freshly-earned driver’s license in hand. You won’t have to shuttle them around to functions and events anymore, and you can send them to run errands while you stay at home—two definite perks that […]

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If you’re charged with caring for an elderly parent, one of the scariest things to consider is having to issue a Silver Alert. Just like an Amber Alert notifies people about a missing child, a Silver Alert is used to spread the word about a missing senior citizen—someone who may be unable to care for […]

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Managing a fleet of vehicles—whether it’s just a few or it numbers in the dozens or hundreds – is a tremendous task. Not only does each vehicle need to be managed independently (maintenance, cargo, driver, etc.), they all comprise a hefty portion of your business’ overall logistics and need to have comprehensive oversight. Managing all […]

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Technology is constantly being improved and innovated upon, and often the results are of direct benefit to our daily lives. GPS technology is no different, and today, numerous industries around the world utilize GPS to help them optimize their operations, streamline their successes and prevent potential pitfalls. It’s not just raw GPS technology that has […]

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As the manager of a business with a fleet of vehicles, you likely spend a not insubstantial portion of your workday thinking about the status of your fleet. How many of your vehicles are out on the road? Are they making good time? Has anyone veered from their expected route? Will your customers be pleased […]

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For businesses that rely on vehicle fleets—such as logistics companies, taxi companies, emergency service providers and many others—having the ability to keep track of those vehicles can provide some real advantages in terms of efficiency, safety and cost. With today’s GPS monitoring technology, it’s never been easier to get the data you need to make […]

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Driving a car is a responsibility enjoyed by individuals of almost all ages, but if you’re the parent of a teenager or have an older adult in your life for whom you feel a sense of responsibility, the idea of them enjoying driving a little too much can be a real source of anxiety. Between […]

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Construction equipment plays a very important role in the overall success of a project. Equipment that is operated and handled properly can mean the difference between a project that completes on time and within budget and one that doesn’t. With the help of GPS tracking devices, construction firms are better able to keep costs under […]

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GPS tracking had been developed for military purposes and then it made available for police and investigators and in the recent years, it is available for the general public to use for their personal uses and hence it is now possible to track almost anything. With previous GPS tracking systems we could only track the […]

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The GPS Tracking Device is a revolutionary invention which makes it a trouble-free task to keep track of your vehicles. It is a positioning system that records the exact location of your automobile and shows it over your cell phone screen with accurate time. Although apart from tracing your vehicle’s location, a GPS Tracking System […]

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The GPS tracking device is a revolutionary invention which makes keeping track of your vehicles trouble-free. It is a positioning system that records the exact location of your vehicle in accurate time. This device is chiefly used to track vehicles and fleets all across the globe. Ways GPS tracking benefits various automobile owners: Fleet Tracking-With […]

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What is 2G? 2G is cell technology that was used extensively by mobile phone providers and devices that run on those networks, like GPS vehicle-tracking devices for your work vehicles.   Why is 2G going away and why does it matter? Technology evolves, and faster technologies (3G, 4G) have replaced 2G. Many major data carriers […]

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The clear and most fundamental advantage of vehicle tracking systems is that they track the location of your vehicle. Aside from tracking your vehicle’s location, there are other advantages that vehicle tracking offers to help you accomplish your business goals. The fact is, GPS vehicle tracking systems is more than just knowing where your vehicles are. […]

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What is vehicle tracking system and how can it help in any business? This is possibly the question in the minds of most of the business owners that have heard something about vehicle tracking device. Vehicle tracking allows business owners or managers to see the site of the vehicle at all times. It also helps […]

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GPS technology was developed in the U.S. for safety and defence purposes. Modern GPS tracking technology has advanced since its public release. Now people can install GPS tracking devices in their vehicles to monitor the location, previous stops, routes followed, and even driving speeds. It is greatly beneficial for businesses with fleets of any size […]

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Have you updated your GPS tracking device yet? AT&T and T-Mobile are shutting down their 2G networks to open up more channels for newer technologies to run on. This shut down is also referred to as the 2G Sunset. Consequently, all tracking systems from GPS Technologies are moving away from 2G and transitioning to a […]

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Once within the exclusive purview of army and police personnel, GPS tracking devices are now widely available for use in a variety of applications. From keeping tabs on your commercial vehicles to tracking down the movements of a particular person, smart fleet GPS tracking devices are now easily available and widely used. Not only are […]

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Three years ago the City of Youngstown required a tracking system that would allow them to better manage their city fleets. They were looking to increase driver accountability during the workday. Having seen the improved efficiency of the Youngstown Police Department, after installing 51 Vehicle Track units in their squad cars, the City of Youngstown […]

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Living in the age of information many of us have grown accustomed to a fast pace lifestyle. We are constantly on the move requiring information to be accessible wherever we are. When it comes to staying updated—be it breaking news or a Twitter notification—cellphones have become the preferred way to receive these updates.To accommodate customers’ […]

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There are far better ways to monitor a person or a car loaded with your valuables than by calling them on the hour to check their whereabouts. Not only is this system of checking unreliable, it also does not allow you to do any tracking in the time between the calls. There is no way […]

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If you are into the business of fleet management, it is important for you to monitor, track and manage your fleet. Fleet managers face some challenges, when it comes to monitoring the fleet as it could be quite high on your pocket. It is a known that tacking system is use to track the exact […]

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Safety is one of the main concerns of today, so it becomes your prior responsibility to provide security to your family. You must have seen there are many vehicles that are equipped with the bets tracking system in order to monitor the moments of the vehicle and to get the exact location of the vehicle. […]

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GPS is the abbreviated form of global position system. It makes the use of satellite signals to track a location. In today’s world, the system is so advanced that it can identify the actual location within yards. This system is used for several purposes and vehicle tracking is one of them. The GPS fleet tracking […]

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Several categories of business require monitoring of the vehicles because they travel to different destinations. The technology has provided the freedom to the owner of large fleets to monitor their fleets and vehicles without any hassle. With the help of GPS (Global Positioning System), it gets very easy for anybody to track the vehicles. Vehicle […]

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Maintaining and organizing fleet vehicles or field personnel is not easy without a trustworthy central system accessible at all levels of the business. Fortunately there are many such types of systems exist in the market which can perform these crucial services and name of such device is- smart track fleet management system or vehicle tracking […]

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Nowadays, most of the people prefer smart fleet vehicle tracking device which is fixed inside the vehicle along with a server and software that allows the owner to track the truck. Usually, it is used by companies that have several numbers of contractors on the road like courier, electrical and plumbing businesses are increasingly installing […]

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GPS stands for global positioning system which was first used by US army to track their army men in different parts of the world; but now, this system is used to track all types of vehicle. GPS gathers information about the location of the vehicle and sends it to the owner of the vehicle. The […]

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Truck Tracking systems have become extremely popular these days, especially as GPS systems have grown more reasonable for companies to invest in. This system is quite common in cars to track the locations and give directions, but in trucks more than lavishness, it’s a need. Still many people do not understand the importance of truck […]

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GPS Technologies continues to expand their incredible 3G CDMA product to new customers. Youngstown, OH has combined passive and live systems with their city vehicles. The passive system allows them to cut costs by not incurring a monthly fee for “live” downloads. They collect the data automatically when the vehicle returns to base. Their Police […]

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Maintaining and controlling fleet automobile is impossible without a reliable fundamental system handy at all levels of the business. Luckily, there are several types of systems available in the market which can perform these extremely important services. One such device that helps fleet business owner to track their vehicle is- smart fleet GPS tracking device. […]

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Satellite tracking has become popular among the business owners associated with fleet services or any other form of transportation. It is the pertinent method to determine the whereabouts of vehicles, truck and trailers and not only the location but you can track various other factors that can assist you in knowing your loyal employees and […]

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GPS system is all about real-time tracking and if you are still not aware of the advantages of this service, then just continue reading this blog.  First, let’s understand the meaning of the ‘real-time’. This means ‘right now’ or ‘right away. For example, let’s say you are sitting in your Chicago office and one of […]

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As a transport business owner, it is important for you to have complete information about each vehicle of your fleet. You should have knowledge about where a particular vehicle is, what the driver of a particular vehicle is doing, etc. Most of transport business owners are using GPS enabled vehicle tracking device.

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With the increasing accidents and robberies of vehicles, the researchers have made the advanced tracking system that can locate the accurate location of your vehicle and your driver. This is how; you can locate the correct location with accurate timings as it is not possible to keep an eye on your vehicle all the time.

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GPS Technologies attended the 2014 Annual Sea Tow Meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina. Invited, for the third year in a row, GPS Technologies offered special pricing on the Vehicle Trak 2500 to Sea Tow franchise attendees.

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See WMAQ-5TV interview Malcolm Rosenfeld of GPS Technologies on the latest in GPS vehicle location and tracking products. Vehicle Track is the lowest cost live tracking system for a fleet and teen vehicle. It is simple to install and at $17.95 per month, provides complete route, speed and stop information via the web or cell […]

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GPS Technologies attended the 2013 Annual Sea Tow Meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina. Invited, for the second year in a row, GPS Technologies offered special pricing on the Vehicle Trak 2500 to Sea Tow franchise attendees.

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Matt Hagan won his division in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event at Route 66 Raceway. In Funny Car, Hagan not only stopped runner-up finisher Robert Hight’s winning streak, but set the national record for time in the process. Hagan drove his Dodge Charger R/T to a 4.035 at 312.78, which was just […]

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Last month, I attended Spireon’s grand opening of their new Technology Center in Irvine, California and what an event it turned out to be. Spireon’s. I was equally pleased to hear that Spireon had a new corporate sponsorship with Coach Joe Gibbs and Joe Gibbs Racing. As an investor as well as spokesperson for Spireon, […]

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Last month, I attended Spireon’s grand opening of their new Technology Center in Irvine, California and what an event it turned out to be. Spireon’s game changing information platforms and top-tier products has allowed GPS Technologies to offer you the very best in GPS tracking solutions for local fleet management. At the grand opening event, […]

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