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Samsara Eco-Driving Report to help fleets uncover inefficient driving

Telematics specialist Samsara has introduced a new Eco-Driving Report to help fleets pinpoint exactly which employees are driving inefficiently while providing them with insight to incentivise good behaviour.

The new Eco-Driving Report gives an aggregated score for the fleet as well as individual driver scores, broken down into seven categories

An overall Eco-Driving score aggregates a number for each fleet based on seven different criteria; this can then be used by operators to establish goals and help drivers understand efficiency best practices.

Areas monitored cover everything from idling to speeding, cruise control and coasting, and poor anticipation events. The data can then be used to coach drivers on efficient driving behaviour, understanding them how to improve their score while also enabling fleets to evaluate the impact of coaching.

Users can also tailor the weighted score to reflect the metrics that matter most to their particular fleet.

The tool has already helped transportation operator AW Jenkinson, an existing Samsara customer, to reduce costs and emissions.

“Samsara’s Eco-Driving features support us to coach and train our drivers on the importance of fuel efficiency which allows us to save on fuel costs for our business,” said Daniel Coleman, fleet support and transport manager.

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Natalie Middleton

Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for 16 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day. As Business Editor, Natalie ensures the group websites and newsletters are updated with the latest news.