inthinc Offers Leading Driver Safety Technology to Utilities Industry
SALT LAKE CITY, UT, Mar 29, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
inthinc Technology Solutions Inc., a global telematics company
centered on fleet management and driver safety solutions, is now
offering its leading fleet management and driver safety solution to
the utilities industry. With inthinc's comprehensive fleet management
and driver safety, utility fleet managers can now monitor driver
behavior with features such as GPS-based vehicle tracking and in-cab
verbal coaching alerts for speeding, idling, seat belt use and
"The utility industry is a fast-paced business that needs a reliable
system to ensure drivers are being safe on the road," said Pete
Allen, Senior Vice President of Sales at inthinc. "inthinc is the
only technology that actually speaks to drivers, coaching them and
improving driving behavior in real-time. Our system has proven to
reduce fleet accidents by as much as 90 percent and improve overall
The inthinc solution communicates via satellite to the inthinc
portal, allowing managers to reward safe driving behavior and
identify drivers in need of additional training. Managers can receive
instant notification via email or text message when a driver has been
in an accident or committed a severe infraction.
In addition, inthinc offers Speed-by-Street(TM) technology, alerting
drivers when they have exceeded the posted speed limit of any road.
By controlling the amount of speeding violations, managers are able
to conserve on fuel and increase MPG on its vehicles, both of which
can be monitored on the inthinc portal.
inthinc shares the philosophy described by the American Public Works
Association president in the Aug. 2011 issue of the APWA Reporter:
"Regulation and safety standards are at the heart of an effective
fleet operation," George Crombie said. "Ignoring safety and
regulatory standards is like playing poker; sooner or later you are
going to lose financially, get someone hurt, and lose credibility in
Other unique features include:
-- Cell and Text Use Visibility
-- Driver Scoring and Risk Profile by Team and Individual
-- Injury Severity Modeling
-- smartZones(TM) geo-fencing capability
To download an overview of the inthinc waySmart solution for utility
fleets, click here.
inthinc is a global company centered on telematics,
fleet solutions and driving safety. Its breakthrough driving safety
solutions are designed to safeguard lives, save money and protect the
environment. inthinc technology dramatically improves driver behavior
and has been documented to reduce accidents by more than 80 percent.
For more information, please visit http://www.inthinc.com.
SOURCE: inthinc Technology Solutions, Inc.
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