TODAY: Tower Transit halves incident rates in 1st year

Its on-board telematics gives Bus Captains instant feedback on driving standards and assigns them a safety score which is pegged to incentives.

PUBLISHED June 28, 2017

Between June and July last year, Tower Transit started installing an in-vehicle telematics device on the dashboard of all its buses.

Radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags issued to each bus driver will connect to the telematics system as they start their journey, and poor driving patterns are recorded on the device. The drivers are alerted to any instances of sloppy driving through the green, amber and red lights flashing on the dashboard.

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