New Jersey DOT is Smart — How About Your DOT?

New Jersey DOT is Smart. (Last Updated 13 October, 2017) Here are some excerpts from a recent article about the New Jersey DOT and their use of GPS tracking to fulfill their charter as a state agency paid to do a job for the taxpayer. All to many such agencies have just become a huge money sink, providing vehicles to state employees but having no idea what the vehicles (and employees) are doing once they are out of sight. If

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How Many Times Have I Heard This Sad Story?

You’ll Only Get As Good a GPS System As You Ask For (Last updated 12 August, 2017) For many years I worked in procurement for the US government,.  Specifically I was involved for a long time writing specifications, Requests For Proposals  (RFP’s) and evaluating contracts for GPS Fleet Tracking equipment. I saw a lot of “good deals” for the government, a lot of not so “good deals” and I saw a few pieces of absolute crap. You know what made

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My Drivers Are Honest — I Don’t Need GPS Tracking

Are you sure about that?  I’ve been selling, servicing modifying, implementing and consulting on GPS tracking and it’s role in protecting business owners from loss and unnecessary risk for nearly 20 years now.  I go back in the GPS to the days there was only one satellite (yes and it was useful, as well) It is common, so common for business owners to deny they have any problems.  It’s human nature, but it’s still really comical … because if all

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I’ll Be Back — Yet Again

When you heard that LightSquared filed for bakruptcy last year .. and you quit seeing warnings from me about their attempted plan to disrupt the entire GPS industry with a shaky (at best) plan to run 40,000 high power cell towers right on a wafer thin border of the GPS spectrum, did you think they were dead and gone? Hah.  So much for your foresight … didn’t you ever watch any of the Terminator movies?   Do these things EVER

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Who Works For Whom? If You Are a Leader, ACT!

Here’s a classic case of knowing about a problem and then sweeping it under the rug becuase someone is afraid of finding out just how bad their management practices really are. Lisbon board drops plans to monitor employees with GPS tracking devices September 3, 2013SBON – The village Board of Public Affairs has changed its mind about using a GPS tracking device to monitor the whereabouts of BPA vehicles. BPA member Bill Hoover said they decided at last week’s meeting

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Will The Government EVER Stop Spying On Us?

A lot of readers drop by here looking for information on the legal issues regarding GPS tracking.  This is a “must read” article from the New York Times regarding the governments many secrets regrading GPS tracking … and the ven mor eincidious idea of continual cell phone tracking (no GPS is required to effectively track your every move if you have a cell phone turne don … did you even realize that? GPS Tracking and Secret Policies By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

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