Of course, distracted driving is an undesirable behavior in the school bus drivers. For years, app developers strive to create an app, which resolves the issue of distracted driving. Can apps avoid distraction? Let's check it out:
Role of Apps in Avoiding Hazards
Perhaps, the technological advancement is out of your reach. As a consequence, the innovation of mobile phone technology is fabulously impressive. Today, people can relish unlimited data anytime from anywhere with a swipe on the smart phone. Consequently, people reached in a situation, where detaching them from their smart phones is absolutely out of the question.
Nevertheless, while driving, the usage of mobile phones is prohibited. But, surely, there are rule breakers in the society, especially, the rebellious youngsters. As per the survey, it was established that reading a text message will at least require 5 seconds. Arguably, within those 5 seconds, anything can happen on the road. Due to this reason, app developers took a tremendous effort to develop apps, which prevents distraction in driving.
Consequently, there are myriad of apps available now for ensuring student safety. But, you will be puzzled to choose the suitable app, which ensure your safety as well as the student passengers.
Have a glance over the following apps that supports your driving:
By adopting GPS technology (constant monitoring of drivers) and a rewards system, Lifesaver app persuade the drivers to avoid distracted driving. Moreover, the app blocks the phone calls once you begin driving your vehicle and notifies your beloved ones while reaching the destination safely. With their Driver Portal, parents and other relevant authorities supervise drivers regarding the safe driving practices. Apart, from this, these apps can also be relevant for fleet managers, since they can examine the driver's behavior during the duty hours.
Trackschoolbus apps are quite prominent among school bus drivers for safe driving. One of the unique features is the safe driver ranking system, which ranks driver, according to their safe driving competence. They offer 4 apps- Parent app (Android and iOS), Transport manager app (Android and iOS), School Bus attendant app (Android), and driver console (Android).
All the 4 apps have identical roles in ensuring safe driving, with the parent app, parents can track the school bus, receive notifications on school bus transportation, and track driver behaviors. Transport manager app assists transport managers to have superior control on their school bus drivers.
A Bus attendant app supports the attendants by providing announcements and notification from the authorities. Driver console assists drivers in route management (follow safe routes), alerts for over speeding, and drive safely. Nevertheless, the four apps are unique, user-friendly and remarkable.
AT & T DriveMode apps are available both in Android and iOS platforms. This app impede drivers to attend calls and text messages. However, when the app is deactivated or settings are modified, you will receive notifications. Other highlights of DriveMode app include its effortless installation process, user-friendly interface, and efficiency.
This app is freely available on both iOS and Android platform. Its unique feature is the Trip score, which provides a Trip score for each driver based on their driving performance and notifies the moment you have been distracted. In addition to this, your beloved one will be able to track your real-time location along with the trip history.
By utilizing Mojo app, you will be able to track the trip in real-time. In this app, you will have a Mojo score on the basis of your activities on the phone. And, you will be able to earn a point once you drive without the distractions. As the score reaches 300, you can spin the prize wheel and win a chance to obtain a gift card from Amazon, Dunkin’ Donuts, or Starbucks.
ZoomSafer is a valuable app for the driver that hinder email access, browsing, calling and texting. Based on the user's policy, you will be able to have hands-free phone calls with the auto reply facility. Presumably, the app launches itself once you start driving and turns off automatically when you finish driving. However, the app is compatible with blackberry phones, windows phones, and Android smart phones.
In this app, the entire messages are converted to audio, the app will hereafter read the messages aloud, and automatically sends a default reply stating that now he is driving and can't attend the call. Meanwhile, the app will be available on the Android, iOS, Blackberry and Windows phones.
As a matter of fact, safety is the prime concern of every driver. No doubt, the above apps assists drivers to oversee school bus driving and commit hands free communication efficiently with the least distraction.