- Actively warning drivers (in real time) to stop using their phone while driving; or
- Providing vehicle owners or commercial fleet managers with web-based reports of cell phone use and texting-while-driving activity, by combining vehicle operation data (telematics) and call data records.
The distracted driving prevention features are slated to be added to the inthinc offering later this year.
Our goal is to reduce risky driving behavior by developing technologies that change driver behavior, said Todd Follmer, CEO of inthinc Technology Solutions Inc. If we can improve driver behavior, we can eliminate some of the tragic outcomes related to aggressive or distracted driving.
In addition, inthinc was awarded a patent covering technology that is used for identifyingamong other thingsvehicles exceeding the posted speed limit. This technology is currently used as part of inthinc products waySmart, tiwiPro and tiwiFamily. inthincs products coach drivers by giving verbal warnings in real time when they exceed posted speed limits. Through inthinc technology, speeding violations have dropped an average of 90 percent across the companys customer base.
These patents bring the companys total patents to more than 30, including both granted and pending U.S. and foreign patents.
inthinc, inc. is a global company centered on telematics, fleet management 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
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