Safety among numbers with GPS Trackers
Companies are starting to get involved more into GPS technology devices, more exactly GPS trackers. These trackers help out by keeping tabs of vehicles that are property of the company, they can measure the levels of fuel in the tank, the temperature of a refrigerated load, assist with visual aides such as cameras installed to monitor the driver or cargo. There are many uses as to why it is beneficial for companies to use GPS trackers. In some countries this technology is used more for security and anti theft purposes than to adjust any logistics in a route and calculate fuel on a company vehicle.
In India taxi cabs are being equipped with GPS tracking devices in order to offer better security to the riders. This all escalated from when a woman was rapped by a taxi cab driver when she was in the vehicle. Having GPS trackers will benefit both the driver, the company, and the passengers. This will allow the position of the taxi to be known to the command center at any given time, and will ensure that the driver is not taking a detour or going off route which both will arise alerts of suspicious activities.
This is specially important to public services if they want to keep their cities equipped with better security services for their citizens and tourists alike. Read more in detail the story here