Tracking groups install smart devices to monitor drivers’ road behavior


A camera-equipped smart device that monitors driving behavior will be installed on about 1,300 trucks belonging to the Inland Hullers and Trackers Association (INHTA). The camera will be placed initially Five trucks operated by QuickTrans Cargo Moving Inc. by the end of April.

As part of DRIVER PH (Drivers Roadworthiness Improvement Verification Education and Rediness for the Philippines Logistics Industry), speed, location and temperature data collected by smart devices will be analyzed through machine learning and used to identify potential traffic rule violations.

“An important aspect of the project is its mobile and web-based application, which helps educate drivers through video tutorials and digitized lessons,” said Felizardo C. Reyes, Jr., driver Ph.D. project manager and chair of the computer science and information technology program at the Philippine Technological Institute (TIP), which developed the device. “We want to make them professional.”

“Our drivers will know how to drive in the right direction. They will also learn about their rights on the streets, “said Teddy S. Garvassio, CEO of QuickTrans. Recent events Organized by the Department of Science and Technology. “Truckers are the drivers of the economy.”

He added that DRIVER PH will fill the driver’s gap with the skills required to drive large vehicles.

Lobian Realty GroupIn 2020, the Philippines logistics and trucking market is projected to reach P1 trillion by 2023. Between 2018 and 2024, it is projected to grow by 8.2% to 8.8%

DRIVER PH, a one-year project, is funded through the DoST Collaborative Research and Development Philippine Economy (CRADLE) program.

Developed by the Metro Manila Development Authority A total of 178 road accidents every day In 2020. In 2019, truck-related accounted for 15.33% of total road accidents.

Judiciary And Department of Health Note that driver awareness and attitude can reduce traffic congestion and protect road users. –Patricia B. Mirasol

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