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Today’s connected fleets are no longer simply about tracking vehicles or monitoring fuel. They must now provide accurate insights into what’s happening both in the cab and on the road. This is being achieved through next generation video telematics, driven by Machine Vision and Artificial Intelligence (MV+AI).
MV recognises objects and human behaviour inside the cab. It can identify distracted driving behaviours such as mobile phone use, eating and drinking, smoking, inattentiveness or failure to wear a seatbelt. AI technology then compares risky behaviour against a vast bank of accumulated driving data to determine the level of risk detected – and whether the incident needs to be flagged to the fleet manager via a short video clip.
Unlike traditional telematics solutions which rely on G-force triggers to deduce post-event what happened during an incident, MV+AI technology helps fleet managers to see when something is about to happen, not just when it has already happened. It can warn drivers when a risky behaviour takes place via an in-cab alert, allowing them to adjust their behaviour in-the-moment. Fleet managers can also evaluate these behaviours to help them assess and mitigate future risk.
Reduced risk and improved driver safety can also help to bring down insurance claims – with Lytx® innovations helping customers to shrink claims costs by up to 80%. This is most successful when companies integrate Lytx technology directly with insurers – providing them with complete visibility and live, real-time footage. This connected approach means footage can be used to negate claims immediately without hassle or delay, if a driver is clearly not at fault.The Surfsight dashcam is a driver aid only. Drivers should never wait for the Surfsight dashcam to provide a warning before taking measures to avoid an accident. See https://surfsight.com/driver-information
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