SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - January 12, 2012) - inthinc Technology Solutions Inc. published a white paper describing how the company's speed monitoring and coaching feature, Speed-by-Street™, has helped commercial fleets reduce speeding by more than 80 percent. Using GPS technology and the largest database of speed limits in the U.S., Speed-by-Street™ provides real-time coaching alerts for drivers whenever and wherever they may exceed the posted speed or any threshold set by fleet managem ent -- training better drivers, reducing accidents and decreasing risky behavior.
"Speeding not only risks lives, but it is also a costly practice carrying major financial risks," said Todd Follmer, CEO, inthinc Technology Solutions. "Independent studies, as well as our customers' experiences, have shown that changing the behavior of drivers actually creates new safe driving habits. Real-time, in-cab voice alerts remind drivers to slow down, which in turn protects lives, saves millions of dollars in fuel costs and protects business by ensuring compliance with regulatory policies."