As the construction industry continues to search for ways to become safer one of those concerns are for those who drive the heavy equipment and trucks. Increasingly fleet management professionals are turning to GPS tracking systems to enhance fleet safety and guarantee safety regulations are met.
Installing GPS tracking allows construction businesses to proactively monitor unsafe situations on the jobsite, notify drivers as soon as they may be in danger and increase emergency response times to ensure help is sent as soon as possible.
A few ways that alerts can be used to ensure driver safety include:
- Alert drivers of power lines, or utilities on a jobsite before operating equipment
- Verify driver safety during a long stop
- Ensure drivers operate safe vehicles and equipment
- Give drivers a “panic button for emergency situations
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