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On-board monitoring captures relevant information and presents it to the driver or transmits it off board. Vehicle diagnostic monitoring can provide advance notification of mechanical malfunctions, reducing repair costs, and aiding freight carriers with contingency planning for disabled vehicles.

Navigation systems with eco-routing features can improve fuel economy by 15 percent.(January 2011)

CO2 emissions can be reduced up to 15 percent using in-vehicle performance monitoring systems for Eco-Driver Coaching.(September 16, 2009)

Forward collision warning systems have potential to prevent 23.8 percent of crashes involving large trucks.(2009)

A 33 percent mean reduction in risky driving behaviors was observed in a test involving 191 service drivers.(January 2008)

Increasing integration between AVL systems, components, and interfaces has improved the ability of transit agencies to collect data on location and schedule adherence; support operational control, service restoration, and planning activities.(2008)

Two surveys asked motor carriers what the motivation was for safety technology installation. A clear majority of the respondents indicated that crash reduction (68%) and lower insurance rates (52%) were key benefits.(22-26 January 2006)

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