As a fleet manager, ensuring the safety and efficiency of your business operations is paramount. However, achieving a balance between these two crucial factors can often pose a challenge, as they tend to compete with each other.
Road accidents are a significant problem in South Africa, with many fatalities and injuries reported yearly. In 2019 alone, over 12,700 people died on South African roads, which is alarming. Various measures have been taken to address this issue, including stricter traffic laws, awareness campaigns, and the use of advanced technology such as commercial vehicle cameras.
Vehicle camera systems have become a vital tool for fleet management, providing numerous benefits to fleet owners, operators, and drivers. With an increasing number of accidents and incidents on the road, it’s essential to ensure the safety of your drivers, vehicles, and cargo. In this article, we’ll look at the top five benefits of vehicle camera systems for your fleet.
Communication is one of the fundamental components of any telematics device. It enables the hardware device to send data and information to various servers to be processed and displayed on client-end tracking and streaming software.
Camera quality is one of the fundamental criteria transporters should consider when deciding which fleet camera system to settle on. The most significant factor to consider here is progressive scan. Most cameras in the market will either be sold and marketed as either 720p or 1080p
As a transporter, although you might share specific pain points with other transporters across a wide variety of industries, your fleet has particular pain points that are generally unique to your operation. For example, the coal industry in South Africa faces significant challenges with coal theft, and the same applies to the fuel industry with petrol and diesel theft. It is critical to identify your unique pain points before deciding which Vehicle Camera system to install in your fleet to ensure the technology will solve YOUR unique challenges in addition to the general challenges facing South African transporters.
When deciding on a Vehicle Camera System for your fleet, it is imperative to know which questions to ask and what the consequences of the answers have on your Fleet, Drivers, and ultimately the bottom line of your Business. We hope this series provides you with the necessary knowledge to make an informed decision when transitioning to onboard vehicle cameras. We look forward to sharing our in-depth thoughts and expert opinions with you over the next five weeks.
With technological advancements progressing at a rapid rate in the modern world, fully integrated technology-based products and solutions are increasingly becoming the new norm.
Despite the global pandemic halting economic and social activity in South Africa, CIT Heists continue to increase at an alarming rate. IziCash, in partnership with FleetCam have developed a CIT 360 degree live vehicle camera system to monitor and detect exceptions and gather valuable insights into the modus operandi of criminals and syndicates targeting the Industry.