In Belgium, the number of car crashes involving a smartphone grew to 21% of all car crashes in 2016. Freeedrive is a fleet safety solution aiming to prevent the number one cause of car accidents, the (unsafe) use of smartphones behind the wheel. The app discourages the handling of the smartphoneContinue Reading
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The risk of having a car crash raises by 23% when a driver is handling the cell phone behind the wheel. Nevertheless, according to statistics 37% of motorists can’t refrain from doing so. One of the main reasons is that people are addicted to use and consult their smartphones also while driving.Continue Reading
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IAM Roadsmart wants a hi-tech solution to curb smartphone use in cars. A ‘carrot and stick’ approach is need to stop drivers being distracted by smartphones, according to a road safety charity. A call for car-makers and smartphone manufacturers to work with the government to develop a technological solution toContinue Reading
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2016 has been full of fantastic events, unexpected changes, new horizons and opportunities. Freeedrive has grown a lot. What are the accomplishments, results,improvements and plans that we think of at the end of the year? The team welcomed on board new members with fresh ideas to implement and alternative directionsContinue Reading
Freeedrive distracted driving road safety
Freeedrive got featured in the Belgian newspaper La Dernière Heure. What is the future of fleet management? How can HR and Mobility directors improve their drivers’ safety? These and many other questions discussed in the article by Julien Crepin on the 24th November 2016.    Continue Reading
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This Monday, 21st of November, Freeedrive had an interview on road safety and smartphones behind the wheel. The talk about safe driving and how to prevent risky behavior on the road took place in a  cosy studio of the Radio 1 (NL).  Continue Reading
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Thanks to smartphones and digital apps, millennials have access to more content and traditionally non-digital services, than ever before. The biggest generation to ever have existed now has access to services designed to make lives easier in real time – from transportation to communicating with loved ones – on the go. ButContinue Reading
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One day, Tom, a fleet manager in a company with a fleet of 250 cars was wondering what he could do to improve safety of his fleet. His drivers had been performing worse comparing to the previous year and he couldn’t see why. Are they driving faster, more aggressive? AreContinue Reading