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The 7 Stages of Distraction Denial™

7/25/2017

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The 7 Stages of Distraction Denial™

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Distracted driving constitutes a profound public health and safety crisis, contributing to a surge in road fatalities and injuries over the last two years. eDriving has partnered with renowned brain scientist, Dr. Paul Atchley, to help drivers confront the common denials keeping them locked into life-threatening bad habits. This webinar will arm you with brain science and compelling research to break down the misconceptions among your drivers, and will provide ideas for how to permanently break these behaviors using policy, enforcement and a telematics-based behavior change program.

Designed to help companies engage their drivers in confronting and breaking their own distracted driving bad habits, Dr. Atchley’s powerful webinar will help change minds, save lives and reduce collisions.

What you’ll learn:

  • The truth about multitasking
  • The most dangerous place to text and why
  • Why there is virtually no difference between hands-free and hands-held phone use
  • What companies have learned about productivity losses while conducting business from the car
  • How to set the right cultural context for change within your organization
  • How the right deployment of telematics, micro learning, and gameification can permanently change behaviors

Speaker:

Paul Atchley, Ph.D., Brain Scientist and Professor of Psychology, University of Kansas

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Web Seminars

Buyer Beware: 10 Questions to Ask Before You Choose an Electronic Logging Device (ELD)

7/18/2017

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Buyer Beware: 10 Questions to Ask Before You Choose an Electronic Logging Device (ELD)

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

With so many compliance options out there, how do you know which one is right for your fleet? Although they seem similar, there are major differences you should be aware of. 

If you’re shopping for ELDs, already have them, or even thinking about switching ELD providers, you’ll want to attend this important webinar. Geotab’s Scott Sutarik, who has long-term experience working in the truck manufacturing industry, and Hours of Service expert Vik Sridhar will provide insight on ELDs, compliance, telematics, and arm you with the information you need to make the best decision.

What You’ll Learn:

  • How to avoid common ELD pitfalls
  • What to look for in an ELD solution
  • What is a Cloud ELD?
  • 10 questions you should be asking now
  • Creating an ELD buying plan

Speakers:

Scott Sutarik, Associate Vice President, Commercial Vehicle Solutions, Geotab Inc.

Vik Sridhar, Solutions Engineer, HOS Expert, Geotab Inc.

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Web Seminars

4 ELD Myths and What You Should Know About Bundled Solutions

6/22/2017

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4 ELD Myths and What You Should Know About Bundled Solutions

Originally aired: Thursday, June 22, 2017 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

With any new, complicated set of regulations there can be plenty of confusion. In the case of how fleets need to implement electronic logging devices (ELDs) to be in compliance with the ELD mandate, myths abound — and need dispelling:

  • Myth #1: Every ELD Vendor Who Is Certified Is Really Certified
  • Myth #2: Device Registration = Verification
  • Myth #3: If I Purchase a Non-Compliant Device from a Provider, They Will Replace it — No Sweat!
  • Myth #4: I’ll Wait ‘Til November to Find A Solution. I Have Plenty of Time — and How Hard Can it Be?

Adding to the complication is considering the option of a bundled ELD/GPS tracking solution. But bundling has a number of advantages, among them the ability to have all driver and vehicle data provided in a single platform, giving added transparency to the fleet manager and drivers.

Join us for this webinar and learn how a bundled solution can help you seamlessly comply with the regulations, and give you a deeper insight into your fleet operations in a single, integrated data stream — improving operations, reporting, and the bottom line.

Speaker:

Kelly Frey, VP, Product Marketing, Verizon Telematics

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Web Seminars

The Road to Fleet Optimization - Using Telematics to Reach the Destination

4/20/2017

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The Road to Fleet Optimization - Using Telematics to Reach the Destination

Originally aired: Thursday, April 20, 2017 ● 2:00 PM EDT

Understand the benefits of vehicle utilization data to create best practices for your government agency. Learn how to best use today’s technology to easily and efficiently optimize your fleet. This webinar will provide an overview of fleet telematics, including the following elements:

  • Reducing Operational Costs
  • Getting to Positive ROI
  • Compliance and Liability
  • Winter Operations Benefits

Speakers:

Chris Hendriks, Lead Product Manager, Fleet IoT, AT&T 

Matthew Krukin, VP, Sales, AT&T Fleet Complete

Chris Jackson, VP, Government Operations, Webtech Wireless 

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Web Seminars

Vehicle-Installed ELD vs. BYOD: Which is Best for Your Fleet?

4/13/2017

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Vehicle-Installed ELD vs. BYOD: Which is Best for Your Fleet?

Originally aired: Thursday, April 13, 2017 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Once you start researching ELDs, you will find that there are really two types of systems, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and vehicle-installed ELD. Which method of tracking E-Logs is the right choice for your business?

We invite you to attend this event featuring two industry-leading Hours of Service (HOS) experts, John Gaither and Kirk Rhoades from GPS Insight, who share 42 years of combined experience in HOS compliance and ELD solutions.

Learn about the key differentiators between these systems to help decide which is the best fit for your fleet.

By registering, you will be entered to win a $50 Visa gift card!

Speakers:

Kirk Rhoades, Sales Engineer, GPS Insight 

John Gaither, ELD Sales Specialist, GPS Insight

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Web Seminars

Geotab Connect 2017

1/10/2017

GEOTAB CONNECT 2017 is the ultimate training and networking event for Geotab Customers, Resellers, Marketplace Partners, and other fleet professionals. The two-day event will include keynote presentations, hands-on learning sessions, a round-table discussion, and technology/solutions expo.

The last GEOTAB CONNECT conference in Las Vegas was attended by 250 Resellers and Partners and was an incredible event that set the pace for an outstanding year.

Attending GEOTAB CONNECT 2017 will give you the chance to go beyond the vehicle and learn best practices to drive business to new levels of productivity and efficiency. Learn about innovative new Marketplace solutions, attend educational break-out sessions, and get tips on strategic selling, growth, and customer engagement. Meet the solutions experts and get answers to your technical and fleet questions.

View an archived presentation of this event here.

Web Seminars

Action in the Aftermath: How to Create a Collision Procedures Plan

11/9/2016

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Action in the Aftermath: How to Create a Collision Procedures Plan

Originally aired: Wednesday, November 9, 2016  ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Just one accident can sink a small business. That’s why it’s critical to understand how to plan for and manage the events that follow. Join Del Lisk, Vice President, Safety Services, and Gary Johnson, Director, Risk and Compliance Management at Lytx, to learn what happens in the event of a collision and how to create a plan to manage collisions. Del and Gary will share tips on procedures that can help minimize costs and negative impacts to your business should a collision happen.

  • What happens after a collision – whether or not your driver is at fault
  • Responding to law enforcement and subsequent investigations
  • Managing legal claims
  • Minimizing service downtime and reputation risk
  • Creating a collision procedures plan

Speakers:

Del Lisk, Vice President, Safety Services, Lytx

Gary Johnson, Director, Risk and Compliance Management, Lytx

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Web Seminars

How to Stay Competitive in a Time of Rising Privatization

11/1/2016

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FREE ONLINE WORKSHOP 

How to Stay Competitive in a Time of Rising Privatization

Originally aired: Tuesday, November 1, 2016 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET 

It’s a fact–local government-operated solid waste management entities have an accident rate four times higher than the private sector, and are up to 40 percent costlier. This puts entire waste operations like yours at risk of being outsourced to the private sector. We’re here to help.

Join our upcoming workshop so we can better help you:

  • Understand your risk of collisions compared to the private sector
  • Learn, first-hand, how your peers are using the Lytx DriveCam™ Program to help reduce risk and costs to stay competitive
  • Develop an action plan for your organization

Make the most of this session! Come prepared with the following information:

  1. Number of collisions you had last year
  2. Your “on-road” fleet size
  3. Number of city employees working in your department

Speakers:

Rush Akin, Government Account Executive, Lytx, Inc.

William Lane, Assistant Superintendent (Safety), Fairfax County - Department of Public Works & Environmental Services 

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Web Seminars

A Fleet Manager’s Guide to Payment Networks

10/25/2016

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A Fleet Manager’s Guide to Payment Networks

Originally aired: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Fleet cards aren’t all the same, and neither are their networks. Proprietary fleet cards own their networks and can customize how its programs work. This can lead to more security, better control over fuel expenditures, and efficient management of expenses. The differences between open loop and closed loop networks will be reviewed, as well as more detail about how they process transactions differently. Learn more about the benefits of fleet card networks, and how you can leverage them to improve efficiency and gain benefits for your organization.

Speaker:

Carlos Escobar, Sr. Manager National Accounts, WEX, Inc.

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Web Seminars

Artificial Intelligence Applied to Driving - The Value of Advanced Driver Assistance & Collision Avoidance Systems Today

10/11/2016

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Artificial Intelligence Applied to Driving - The Value of Advanced Driver Assistance & Collision Avoidance Systems Today

Originally aired: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and Collision Avoidance Systems are often in the news. While it’s clear that these systems have a number of safety benefits, it can be challenging to understand what differentiates the various types of systems. In addition, regulatory bodies such as NHTSA and NTSB are weighing in and offering recommendations for implementation. In this discussion, we will help you to better understand the value of these systems, the implications of the regulations, and what steps you can take today to keep your drivers safe.

Speaker:

Chris Ritter, Regional Sales Manager, Mobileye

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Web Seminars

It’s All About Your Data

9/20/2016

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It’s All About Your Data

Originally aired: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Are you getting the most out of your data? In this webinar, the telematics data experts will share their knowledge and best practices for data integration and Big Data. Join us on September 20th and learn how to better leverage your business data via open platform fleet management solutions and tools of the trade.

The webinar covers these important topics:

  • Open Platform Telematics 
  • APIs
  • Big Data
  • Data sharing
  • Benchmarking

Speakers:

Neil Cawse, CEO, Geotab

Colin Sutherland, Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Geotab

Mike Branch, Vice President, Business Intelligence, Geotab

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Successfully Selecting and Implementing a GPS/AVL Solution

9/13/2016

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Successfully Selecting and Implementing a GPS/AVL Solution

Originally aired: Tuesday, September 13, 2016  ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Ensure the solution your stakeholders select is adopted and provides a good return on investment.

At the conclusion of this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  1. Implement a future-proofed telematics solution
  2. Recognize what agency-wide buy-in looks like
  3. Anticipate and affect the change management needed for successful adoption

GPS/AVL is no longer considered “nice to have.” Whether government agencies are looking to mitigate liability, reduce costs, or increase accountability and transparency; GPS/AVL systems are slowly becoming a staple in Government fleets.

This webinar will take real world lessons from agencies who have successfully implemented a telematics solution, describe challenges and obstacles they faced, and how they reached their goals. The webinar will focus around three key business practices: aligning your solution with your agency’s key service level indicators, ensuring you obtain buy-in from all affected groups, and preparing your agency and resources to manage the changes that come with implementing new technology

Speaker:

Chris Jackson, VP, Government Operations, Webtech Wireless, a division of BSM Technologies

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5 Secrets to a Better Maintained Fleet

9/8/2016

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5 Secrets to a Better Maintained Fleet

Originally aired: Thursday, September 8, 2016 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

What you don’t know is costing you, especially when it comes to vehicle maintenance. Learn the secrets of the world’s most successful fleets and how you can apply them to your business to:
 
1. Prevent vehicle breakdowns
2. Keep vehicles under warranty
3. Order parts in advance
4. Manage turnaround time for service
5. Avoid more costly repairs

Register now and learn how you can dramatically improve your vehicle maintenance program today.

Speaker:

Frank Schneider, Senior Product Manager, Telogis

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Web Seminars

Suffering from Buyer’s Remorse with Telematics?

8/31/2016

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Suffering from Buyer’s Remorse with Telematics?

Originally aired: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

We all know that sense of regret after having made a purchase that seemed so promising, then later realizing we made the wrong choice. Whether it be a car, new home, electronics, or software, buyer’s remorse can have serious consequences, especially with more significant investments like telematics.

Many government fleets select a telematics provider because they are the biggest player in the field or for promised functionality that is “just around the corner,” but find out that the provider or their software falls short of expectations. The good news is that there are other systems that can meet your needs and expectations.

If you are suffering from buyer’s remorse on telematics, we invite you to attend this webinar to learn what to look for in providers that will ensure you receive reliable, consistent connectivity.

This webinar will cover:

  • Customer Service: The Importance of Dedicated Customer Support
  • Scalability: Accurate, Reliable Data and Administration - No Matter Your Fleet Size
  • Streamline Data Management: The Value of APIs and Other Integrations
  • Improve Public and Driver Safety: Get the Tools to Reduce Accidents, Injuries, and Fatalities
  • Improve Sustainability: Reduce Your Fleet’s Carbon Footprint and Improve Community Value

Speakers:

Mike MacComiskey, Government Sales, GPS Insight

David Pope, Government Sales - West, GPS Insight 

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