Geotab, whose telematics devices, open source IoT platform and third party solutions help thousands of fleets manage their businesses, has added Nauto’s artificial intelligence-powered fleet safety video system to the Geotab Marketplace. Geotab Marketplace customers can now access Nauto’s powerful Driver Distraction detection abilities and other sophisticated and precise features directly within the Marketplace platform.
Atlas, the Leading Insurance Company for Taxi, Livery and Paratransit Fleets Will Deploy Nauto To Improve Driver Safety, Reduce Driver Distraction and to Make Claims Handling More Efficient
Distracted driving is a top reason our roads are increasingly dangerous and crowded. According to the National Safety Council, traffic fatalities in the US are rising at the fastest rate in 50 years, with 68% of crashes caused by distracted driving — the cause of nearly 3500 deaths each year.
Autonomous car technology is capturing imaginations and getting a lot of attention. The imminent promise of self-driving cars is generating fear in some, and to others, visions of a utopia free of traffic jams and traffic fatalities. But as the automotive and technology worlds furiously work to introduce self-driving vehicles, it’s worth noting that we’re looking at an on-ramp period of several years in which autonomous cars must co-exist on the roadways with vehicles that have some autonomous features, as well as cars operated by just plain human drivers.