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The increasing prevalence of ‘Crash for Cash’ and, more recently, ‘Flash for Cash’ scams means cameras have become more of a necessity than a luxury for fleet managers. Far more comprehensive and detailed than GPS data alone, footage taken from a dash cam is widely used as a security measure. If drivers are involved in a dispute, they can prove who is at fault, rather than rely ...

A telematics device can be useful to any road user. But for businesses that spend large periods of time on the road the benefits are vast. This is particularly true in the transit and exporting industry. A big part of the fleet manager’s job is to manage the comings and goings of their vehicles and to keep a check on their drivers: Where are you? When will you arrive? Were the ...

You may have seen that I was featured on ITV4’s Cars Of The Future show on Monday night – which was a real first for me, but a thoroughly enjoyable experience! I thought I would give you a bit more of an insight into what happened on the day, and how Matrix’s technology was incorporated into the show. So I was on set bright and early on filming day to ensure the telematics devi ...

Last month, the NHS revealed that almost a quarter of lone workers working in the mental health sector have been assaulted while on the job. That’s one in four hard-working, everyday members of staff attacked for going about their daily work. To put that in context, just one in a hundred office-bound employees face the same risk in their workplace. While dangers associated with ...

Newbury Electronics, the printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturer has recently completed its latest consignment of PCBs for Matrix Telematics. The two companies have been working together for more than five years and this success is based on; "the relationship, performance and cost," according to Matrix Managing Director, Geoff Ball. He continued; "When looking for a supplier f ...

“The demands on all fleet decision-makers have changed and continue to change” according to Geoffrey Bray, a fleet industry veteran of 50 years and chairman of the Fleet Industry Advisory Group (FIAG). Speaking at the Group’s launch event he also highlighted how fleet managers must become smarter and better at what they do. A need to improve efficiency while driving down costs ...

Specialist telematics provider, Matrix Telematics has launched Matrix LoneWorker. The device provides employers with a convenient and discreet solution to protect lone workers against the daily risks of their job, at the touch of a button. With recent statistics putting the number of lone workers attacked each day at almost 150, LoneWorker is a pocket-sized, user-friendly devic ...

Specialist telematics provider, Matrix Telematics has announced the availability of Matrix IncidentCam. The device will give fleet managers event driven alerts via video footage which enables them to remotely view and control any incidents or road traffic accidents. IncidentCam captures on-the-road event footage, from everyday collisions through to crash for cash scams. Such ea ...