tracking featuresTracking Features

Features and functions

Live Map View

Live Map ViewKnow where your vehicles are in real time, with live status updates and locations.  All your vehicles can be easily viewed on a single screen.  By knowing your vehicles status and movements you can increase productivity, improve your customer service and save time calling your drivers to find out where they are.

Turn by turn updates

Turn by Turn UpdatesLive 15 second turn by turn updates provide the fleet manager with a high level of accuracy, journey and activity detail. 

Historical tracking

Historical Tracking - 1 DayTrackitnow store your data for a minimum of 6 years and it is available 24/7/365.  All journeys displayed are colour coded on the map to show the speeds that the vehicle was travelling and all stops are numbered. There is a `trip stops` summary showing the address with times and colour coded icons to show stopped, idling, PTO engaged and driving events.  Graphs also show speed, ignition on/off and idling times.  All journeys and idle periods are itemised so that you can easily see where to improve fleet efficiency.

Route Reporting

Route ReportingTo help identify and eliminate vehicles overlapping on routes and inefficient schedules you can, either by day or by week, re-run and check the overlap of the routes for up to 6 vehicles at the same time. Each vehicle is shown in a different colour, and all of the stops are numbered to help you easily optimise your fleets operation.  This is a key management tool that will help fleets operating with multiple depots or groups of vehicles covering overlapping regions or territories.

Two way SMS centre

Two Way SMS CentreThe built in FREE two way SMS centre allows you to send and receive messages directly from the ERA tracking software.  All SMS's are sent for free to UK mobiles and are stored for a minimum of 6 years. 

Unlimited zones / alerts

Unlimited ZonesGeofence Zones trigger easily recognisable location alerts by on-screen pop up, email or any SMS text message recipient. Alert time parameters can be set up to notify any SMS or email recipient in or out of working hours.  Typical Geofence Zones are:  Home, Office, Customers, Suppliers, No-go areas, London Congestion Charge (CCZ), Refueling points, Security sensitive locations and any location where the convenience of a user friendly name is more easily recognisable than a long formal address.  On screen Trip stops summary reports and all paper or PDF reports are easier to read and feel more familiar to the reader.

Real time era alerts

Real Time AlertsWhenever one of your vehicles goes in or out of a Geofence Zone, an SMS is received, or if a vehicle breaks your set speed limit then you can receive a visual and audible alert in the ERA client.

User level control

User Level ControlAllows the main admin user to assign vehicles to users without having to contact your provider to make the change.

Points of interest

Points of InterestYou are able to have points of interest highlighted on the map as coloured 'houses'.  These will help you optimise your fleet movements and easily see where the chosen locations are on the map. 


Mapping - Bing with birdseyeTrackitnow use high resolution web based mapping, offering full street addresses along with satellite imagery. 

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Optional features that can be added to ERA Essentials.  Please contact our sales team for further information or a live on screen demo.

Driver behaviour feedback screen

The Driver Feedback Screen will alert the driver when any harsh driving incident has been recorded.  The screen will alert visually and audibly on each harsh incident and will advise on the type of harsh driving incident that has been recorded.  

CANBus Integration

CANBus integration can be added to any FMS enabled HGV's and over 200 makes & models of car and van.  This integration will allow you to see actual fuel consumption, fuel used, throttle pedal position and many more features.  Trackitnow can also supply an FMS adapter to add connectivity to non FMS enabled HGV's and light commercial vehicles.

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Tacho Integration

Tacho integration will offer full driver identification and download automatically from the drivers card, and will show the current status, e.g: driving, rest, break and availability to work.  The remote download of the tachograph data at scheduled intervals will relieve the burden on the fleet manager for collecting the data as per DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency) requirements.  

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Driver Identification

Driver ID couples vehicle activity information with the specific driver.  This offers a wide range of reports that can be produced against the driver giving the company detailed information on which vehicles the driver has driven, driver based time sheets and driver based journey information.  The drivers are displayed alongside the vehicle on the main tracking screen giving an easy view of who is driving the vehicles, rather than manually assigning drivers to vehicles.  Easy to use shortcuts allow the users to text the driver directly from the ERA software. 

Privacy Button

There will be times when business vehicles or personal vehicles will be used outside of company hours and this is where the privacy button comes into its own.  The privacy solution allows the driver to keep personal use of the vehicle masked from users.  When the driver activates the privacy solution the ERA software masks the vehicles location and all reports have the address marked as private.  At the end of each journey the privacy button resets, and when the next journey is started it alerts the driver to choose a Business Journey or a Private one.  Keeping tracking of business and private miles allows companies to conform to the HMRC private use requirements.

EU roaming SIM cards

All Trackitnow tracking devices are supplied with SIM cards that can easily be enabled for EU roaming.  Remote activation of EU roaming can easily be enabled by the Trackitnow office, if a vehicle is travelling abroad.

Worldwide roaming SIM cards

All Trackitnow tracking devices are supplied with SIM cards that can easily be enabled for worldwide roaming.  Remote activation of worldwide roaming can easily be enabled by the Trackitnow office, if a vehicle is travelling abroad.

Garmin navigation integration

Garmin Trackitnow integration will allow users to send jobs directly to the Garmin dashboard mounted navigation device and easily establish the ETA of the vehicle. The benefits of Garmin integration are that it offers more control of your fleet, improved response times, accurate ETA's and saves time route planning for the driver. 

Mobile workforce integration

Trackitnow offer their own mobile work force solution that is built into the ERA solution.  This allows users to send jobs directly to their drivers or fitters mobile phone or tablet and see status updates as they carry out the work.  Trackitnow also offer bespoke mobile workforce solutions for larger customers that require a more comprehensive solution.  For more information please contact Trackitnow.

Temperature monitoring - Ambient

The Trackitnow real time temperature monitoring solution simultaneously reports on the temperature from a string of temperature sensors.  If the temperature goes above or below pre-defined temperatures levels then instant alerts are sent directly to the ERA software.  A full log of all the temperatures recorded during the journey are easily available to be reported on for a minimum of 6 years and this supplies all the data required for proof of delivery and transit at the correct temperature.

Accident camera

Trackitnow have teamed up with Smartwitness and Novus Insurance Approved accident camera's.  The accident camera's support forward and rearward facing camera's, that link directly to the Trackitnow tracking device.  Every time the accident camera records an event it will alert the ERA software and record an event on its SD card.  The benefits of this solution is that it helps to protect the driver against - crash for cash, false / exaggerated whiplash claims and conflicting reports of actual events. A scheduled report can be sent to the fleet manager when a camera event has been recorded.  All events are stored on the SD card in the camera which can be simply removed and the events and recordings downloaded onto a Windows PC. [Click here to open info on Novus cameras] [Click here to open info on Smartwitness cameras]

Road Speed limit exceeded

Trackitnow have developed a “ROAD SPEED LIMIT EXCEEDED” reporting tool that allows any fleet administrator to see if and when any local or national speed limit has been exceeded and for how long.  This gives users of the Trackitnow ERA Tracking System a new and previously unavailable degree of understanding about how vehicles are used relative to the legal speed limit.

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