1. Walking The Line Between Privacy and Efficiency

    Not long ago, Jeffrey N. Shane, the former Under Secretary for Policy at the U.S. Department of Transportation, was quoted as saying, “The promise of GPS technology for increasing safety and security, reducing congestion, and improving efficiency is limitless. Quite simply, GPS has become the enabling technology for transportation.” For anyone involved in fleet management services, this comes …Read More

  2. How GPS Can Keep The Elderly Safe

    When people think of global positioning technology, they often associate it with a car GPS tracking device. But there are many other applications for this kind of tech, and one of them involves the safety of elderly people afflicted with dementia. Approximately 5.4 million people have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. Of those, 5.2 million are aged 65 years and older. When this disease af…Read More

  3. Safe Driving Tips While Using Your GPS

    These days, distracted driving is a serious problem for American motorists. According to a study performed in 2013, there were 3,154 vehicular fatalities caused by a distracted driver, and approximately 424,000 people were injured. As more people utilize smartphones and GPS, those numbers are just going up. But if your company uses fleet GPS, that can put you in a somewhat tricky position. You nee…Read More

  4. Suggestions for The Right GPS System

    When it comes to GPS tracking solutions, we wonder how we ever lived without it. It’s truly one of those technologies that profoundly transformed the world and how we relate to it. Just think to how it was done back in the old days. Fleet managers gave their drivers a paper map and a handful of coins in order to call the office from a payphone. Making a change in the schedule, in real time, was …Read More

  5. Making The Right Choice for GPS Tracking Solutions

    Let’s say you’re in the market for GPS tracking solutions. You might need it for something on the larger side of things, like keeping track of your fleet and optimizing their performance. Maybe your needs are a little more personal, such as ensuring the safety of a child or elder parent with dementia. You know why you need it, so now you can just pick a company at random, hand over your credit…Read More

  6. School Busses Benefit From GPS Fleet Tracking

    Here at Skypatrol, we are somewhat obsessed with GPS systems. Okay, maybe obsessed is a bit of a heavy term; however, we can definitely say that we are highly enthusiastic about GPS systems. The Global Positioning System has revolutionized so many areas of our lives that, occasionally, it’s hard for most people to remember what it was like before you could whip out your smartphone and know exact…Read More

  7. How GPS Can Keep Your Kids Safe

    Nobody ever said being a parent was easy. Among other things, it requires a somewhat tricky balancing act between keeping your kids safe and providing them enough freedom in order to grow and learn. We get it. None of us want to be annoying helicopter parents, but we want to be able to check in from time to time and make sure our kids are where they’re supposed to be. That’s why we turned to t…Read More

  8. Tips for Fleet Management

    If you’re in charge of a fleet that’s private or public, there’s one lesson that you’ve undoubtedly learned. You need to be able to do more with less. You need to effectively handle fleet tracking, while dealing with budget cuts, potential hiring freezes, and managing the stress levels of both employees and customers. Sounds nearly impossible, right? Not when it comes to GPS tracking solut…Read More

  9. GPS Solutions for Rental Car Companies

    Running a rental car company isn’t easy. Vehicles need constant maintenance, finances need constant monitoring, and renters add an element of unpredictability to the mix. No wonder so many rental car companies have troubled reputations and miserable profit margins—it’s not easy organizing and managing everything that goes into running an efficient rental fleet. That’s where Skypatrol can h…Read More

  10. Skypatrol For Car Dealerships

    Skypatrol is a world leader in GPS solutions that keep people and property safe and help businesses grow—that’s been our passion as a company since day one. That passion has been a huge asset to fleet managers of all kinds, allowing them to run their businesses with unrivaled efficiency and unmatched security. In this blog, we’ll explain how fleet managers of rental car businesses, commercia…Read More