Traffic awareness month is upon us, and it’s a great time to review your safety practices to keep your drivers safe. During the pandemic, traffic levels subsided immensely. However, it has steadily climbed back up as the years go on. Although traffic congestion hasn’t reached pre-pandemic levels, danger still exists. Drivers must adapt to more vehicles on the road, which often causes accidents or frustration. As a fleet manager, you don’t want your drivers stuck in traffic; of course, you want them safe. Let’s discuss how the high-end technology behind Azuga Routes can accomplish both goals.
What Is Azuga Routes?
Azuga Routes is our route optimization software. It’s much more than the standard route optimization solutions you may be used to. This technology uses algorithms, machine learning, and historical data to create the fastest route to your destination. Most route planning solutions stop here, but Azuga Routes goes further.
You can incorporate safety features like restricting left turns or designating specific areas to avoid. Fleet tracking allows you to track your drivers in real time, ensuring they are on the right path and safely on their way to their destination.
How Does Azuga Routes Boost Safety?
Avoiding heavy traffic is a big step towards keeping your fleet drivers safe. The more vehicles on the road, the more likely an accident is. Azuga Routes helps avoid heavy traffic by getting you to your destination using the most straightforward route possible.
22% of all accidents involve a left-turning vehicle. Of course, your drivers should always take precautions at left turn lanes. However, limiting the number of left turn signals on your route is a surefire way to increase safety. Azuga Routes can help you accomplish this with the click of a button.
Furthermore, Azuga Routes pairs with Azuga’s state-of-the-art fleet tracking software, so you always know where your drivers are. If you see them stop unexpectedly, you can check in with them. If they are in any danger, you can act right away.
Other Benefits of Azuga Routes
Of course, while Azuga Routes has many safety benefits, it is an efficiency booster. We will link an article below that explains its benefits in more detail. For now, let’s break them down into three points.
- Streamline Dispatching: The software automatically incorporates incoming jobs into the most convenient driver’s schedule. You can easily move these stops or edit them at any time.
- Reduce Delivery and Service Times: Azuga Routes will find you the fastest route to your destination and provide drivers with real-time updates regarding any changes to the job. Furthermore, with easy step-by-step instructions, your drivers will never get lost.
- Reduce Costs: Azuga Routes helps you save on fuel expenses by finding the most efficient routes. And because it is considered a safety feature, many insurance companies will also offer a discount!
Learn More About Azuga Routes!
You can see this state-of-the-art software in action before you buy it. Schedule a demo with one of our experts to discuss your route planning goals. The related reading below will give you even more information about Azuga Routes.
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