There has been a 4% annual rise in the number of alcohol-related crashes on UK roads, says new Department for Transport (DfT) figures. Provisional figures by the DfT say that in 2018, approximately 5,900 incidents involved at least one driver over the alcohol limit. This equates to 200 more incidents than seen in the previous 12 months. In fact, these figures mean around one in 20 of all reported crashes involved a drunk driver. The
Attract New Drivers and Reduce Turnover with Applied Companion, a Fleet-Driver Safety Solution Built on Driver Privacy and Respect Sfara and Applied Driving Techniques deliver fleet safety that respects drivers and their privacy It’s harder than ever for fleets to attract and retain quality drivers. A leading factor of driver dissatisfaction is often cited as lack of respect, which can derive from invasive fleet management tools and GPS data tracking, both issues of privacy. A
Sfara Delivers Next-Gen Crash Detection Using an Innovative Multi-layered AI Design: Introducing “Sfara ESP” Technology Sfara announced today the next generation of their patented on-device smartphone crash detection, thereby furthering their industry leadership and the accuracy of their solution. For this next generation, Sfara developed a revolutionary, multi-layered AI process they’ve name ESP for Extended Sensor Processing. ESP performs a post-crash data analysis specifically designed to suppress false positive crash events. “False positives are the
Christmas and New Year 2019 Opening Hours ‘Tis the season to be jolly! Mince pies are plentiful and the Christmas tree is up. Someone in the office has brought out the novelty jumper and you’re sick of Mariah Carey already. We won’t even talk about the office Christmas party… With the winter break approaching fast, we wanted to let you know when our office elves will be taking a short break. Tuesday 24th December:
Nev reflects on the common concerns over speed cameras and shares his knowledge on the obscure ones. ‘Have I just been flashed by a speed camera?’ It’s a common thought. Dark mornings and dusky evenings are upon us which only adds to the risk of getting it wrong regarding speed limits, especially on unfamiliar roads. I find that an increasing number of drivers that attend our driver training courses confess to being convicted of speeding offenses.