Technology plays an innovative and necessary role in our development. However, issues like distracted driving are not problems we need to accept as a necessary byproduct of our tech-driven society. Distracted driving can be eliminated, but it will require that we first understand the root of the problem: addiction. Studies have proven that we “reach
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The use of mobile devices while driving is a dangerous habit rooted in technology addiction. In a society driven by technological innovation, mobile device addiction is a problem that must be confronted with a solution that doesn’t negate the importance of technology or reduce our use of its beneficial connectivity. Motion Intelligence’s distracted driving app,
Commercial fleets may soon be required to implement certain safety practices and technologies with officials pursuing federal safety regulations. Many fleets, hoping to ensure compliance with any regulations and ease a transition to mandatory action, are voluntarily adopting safety solutions. Now is the perfect time to get your fleet ready for these changes by strengthening
Tech Solutions for Tech Problems: CJ Meurell on Solving Smartphone Addiction with a Distracted Driving App
Despite fleet companies creating mobile device policies and installing in-cab cameras, accident rates continue to rise. CJ Meurell, Motion Intelligence’s CRO, is at the forefront of transforming the conversation around distracted driving by centering technology addiction as the root cause. CJ delivered a presentation about mobile device addiction at the Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference
You Don’t Have to Choose Between Driver Retention and Fleet Safety: A Distracted Driving Solution That Fleet Managers — and Drivers — Can Trust
In the crunch of this driver shortage, does it feel like you must choose between keeping your employees from using their phones unsafely while driving and keeping them as employees, period? Maybe you’ve experienced driver push-back when implementing other safety tools, like in-cab cameras? Maybe you’ve even heard an employee say, “If you ask me
Distracted driving is a big problem — especially for commercial drivers who are on the road for long stretches of time. Accidents cost fleets in the United States about $2 billion annually, and insurance penalties for distracted driving have risen more than 10,000% over the past decade. Additionally, in the U.S. in 2019 alone, more than 3,000 people died in crashes involving distracted drivers with hundreds of thousands more people sustaining injuries.
We’re sharing answers to some of the most commonly asked questions from fleet managers. Every April, the National Safety Council, the National Highway Transportation Association, and others participate in Distracted Driving Awareness Month by highlighting the disastrous impacts of distracted and dangerous driving behaviors.
Motion Intelligence, a leading producer of distracted-driving prevention solutions, announced availability of the Evvy App and MotionIQ Evvy Manager Dashboard on the Geotab Marketplace, a go-to source for organizations seeking to better manage their fleets.
We think defining a policy is the most important step in getting your entire fleet on the same page about safe driving behaviors. While a policy alone is not always a deterrent, having a clear mobile device and cell phone policy in place helps set expectations for driver behavior on the job and ensures drivers
FAQ: If we are already using in-cab cameras, why would our fleet need a distracted-driving prevention app?
While in-cab cameras are terrific at recording events inside a vehicle and providing records for fleet managers, they do not prevent distracted-driving accidents caused by drivers’ unsafe use of their mobile devices while behind the wheel. This is why fleet managers need a more comprehensive, preventative solution.
FAQ: What should a fleet do about drivers who don’t want to put a safe-driving app on their personal phones?
By Chief Revenue Officer CJ Meurell; Chief Technology Officer Robert Azzi; and Major Accounts Executive & Sr. Sales Engineer James Curnel The biggest concern we hear from our fleet customers is that drivers who use their personal phones on the job are worried about privacy risks with adding an app on their phones. We get
Motion Intelligence launched its new business entity in Shinjuku, Japan, under the leadership of its Japan Country Manager, Shinji Uchida.
Motion Intelligence’s distracted-driving solution is more advanced than the competition, offering better customization, innovation and integration.
Fleet driver safety is put at risk with our modern culture of constant connectivity — distracted driving is a growing problem for drivers and fleets. Fleet managers should protect their brand by building an intentional safety culture — and the Motion Intelligence software solution can help.
Japan has passed new traffic laws with stricter penalties for distracted driving, and Motion Intelligence is teaming up with Mizuho to increase fleet safety and protect citizens.
“I would highly recommend [Evvy] to any fleet manager or family of drivers. It was helping to mold the attitude of the younger drivers in my family and to change their cell phone habits behind the wheel,” says Scott Marshall, Director of Training for Young Drivers of Canada and publisher of the respected site, The Safe Driver, of the Motion Intelligence distracted-driving solution.
The Motion Intelligence solution prevents distracted driving, which will help keep everyone safer.
Motion Intelligence is on the road toward expanded expertise and improved market access after adding new members, including industry and tech experts, to its Board of Advisors. (photo source)
Cell phone use while driving is on the rise, especially among teens, but so are insurance premiums. Parents, drivers and insurance companies are coming together to balance safety, fun, and opportunity.