Eco Driving: Reduce cost and minimize Environmental impact
The business case to drive environmentally friendly is great. Fuel prices are increasing and the Global economical crises makes it more important for fleet owners to look at all costs. By introducing GpsGate Eco-driving reporting you start saving costs day one. This solution also lower the impact on the environment and this is a bonus that benefit you and future generations.
Aggressive driving (speeding, rapid acceleration and braking) waste gas. Eco-driving can lower your gas mileage by 33 percent at highway speeds and by 5 percent around town. Sensible driving is also safer for you and others, so you may save more than money.
Driving too fast is costly and also increasing the risk for accidents. You can assume that each 5 mph you drive over 50 mph is like paying 7% more for the gas. Fuel Economy Benefit for not speeding is estimated to be 7-14%.
Idling can use a quarter to a half gallon of fuel per hour, depending on engine size and air conditioner (AC) use. Turn off your engine when your vehicle is parked. It only takes a few seconds worth of fuel to restart your vehicle.
If you implement GpsGate Server Eco Driving report you can gain dramatic savings in your fleet. You will see the drivers behavior of all drivers. You will soon see what drivers that need education to improve the driver behavior in order to save costs. You get the score of each driver and you can see the improvement of each drivers behavior over time.
Example of how the Score card can look like.
In GpsGate server you can also measure the fuel consumption per trip so that you can see if you consume less fuel over time.
Download GpsGate Server here: http://gpsgate.com/download
How to activate GpsGate Server Eco Driving: http://gpsgate.com/blogComment/eco_report_setup
How to activate GpsGate Server Eco Driving(Scripted version): http://gpsgate.com/blogComment/scripted_eco_report_setup
Read more about fuel Economy: http://www.fueleconomy.gov/
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