Entries by Ben Peters

3 Things to consider when buying telematics

3 Things to consider when buying telematics   What are your objectives? What do you want to achieve through using telematics? Having clear objectives will you better understand which solution is best suited to your needs.   How will the system meet needs? Many systems will provide a graphically pleasing layout, but the detail and […]

New Partnership with Premier Palletised Ltd

We’re really pleased to announce the start of a new partnership between RoadWise and Premier Palletised Ltd Premier Palletised are a member of the Pallex network, operating a fleet of 40 vehicles from their depot in Acton, London. Like many operators PPL has numerous sets of data delivered to them from multiple sources. RoadWise will […]

What is CAN bus and how can it help Transport Managers?

CAN > Controller Area Network   “A robust vehicle standard designed to allow microcontrollers and devices to communicate with each other’s applications without a host computer”   WIKI 👉 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CAN_bus 👈   This is the network in your vehicle over which all the sensors and controllers talk to each other, enabling performance diagnostics and data sharing.   When […]

What is the average MPG across your fleet?

What is the average MPG across your fleet?   If you have a fleet of mixed manufacturer vehicles it can be a challenge to measure and monitor their MPG performance.   The combination of fuelcard and #telematics data will provide a consistent output to address this challenge.   What MPG could your vehicles be achieving? […]

What is the impact of idling on your fleet?

How do you monitor #vehicle engine idling?   Idling refers to running a vehicle’s engine when the vehicle is not in motion.   Engine idling is a huge contributor to air pollution, particularly in Towns and Cities as it increases the amount of exhaust fumes in the air.   The Royal college of Physicians estimate […]

What is FNOL and why is it important?

What is FNOL and why is it important? FNOL – First Notification Of Loss is the initial report made to the insurer in the event of theft, loss or damage of an insured asset. This is usually the first step in the claims process. FNOL is a term widely used in the telematics industry to […]

Dashcams, why bother?

Rapid developments in the connected vehicle space has led to technology becoming more accessible and more affordable, with barriers to entry the lowest they’ve been making it easier than ever to acquire and implement. As DVD’s are distant memories in the shadows of streaming services like Netflix and Amazon, SD Card dashcams are suffering a […]