How safe our Teen drivers on road really are?
Some facts about teen drivers are reported by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Teen drivers in between 16 to 19 years of age are nearly three times more likely to meet a motor vehicle injury than drivers aged 20 and older.
Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death in U.S. Six teens ages 16 to 19 die every day from vehicle accidents, per mile driven
In 2015, 2,333 teens in the U.S ages 16 to 19 died and 235,845 were treated in emergencies for injuries suffered in motor vehicle crashes.
According to data from the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, 10,622 persons under the age of 18 lost their lives to road crashes in India, accounting for 29 deaths on average every day. Among the 10,622 persons dead, 3,417 deaths were of those teenagers who were driving the vehicle.
“According to official data, 18,738 of total road crashes in 2016 in India were committed by persons below the age of 18. Out of these, over 5,000 crashes were fatal in nature. Holding guardians accountable for underage driving is essential to change the callous attitude they have towards the issue,”said Piyush Tewari, Founder & CEO SaveLIFE Foundation, a non governmental organisation working on improving road safety in India Source : http://citizenmatters.in/road-accident-chennai-hyderabad-minor-driving-parents-arrested-6296.
By these statics, it is very difficult for parents to be calm and not worry when their kids are out, driving on their own.
Fortunately, these accidents are preventable, our Ingenious can improve the safety of young drivers on the road.
Live tracking with the help of GPS will share the exact location with you. You will not only know where your kids heading to but also if they make any halts or stops in between. Harsh breaking, over speeding are few characteristics which are observed commonly in the age group of 16 to 19. By Ingenious mobile application you will get alerts for following parameters.
- Sudden breaking
- Excessive idling
- Harsh corner
- Engine heat
- Over speeding
- Throttle position
- Exceeding vibrations
In case of emergency condition where too many fault are detected an automated SOS call is placed to the emergency contacts saved. It immediately dials the first contact given in family contacts.
Having a lot said about the accidents, Ingenious not just gives alerts once the damage is done but also it will send notifications at the run-time when the abnormalities start to build. Early detection can help prevent a lot of damage.
There is always not the fault of the diver but even sometimes the engine breaks down due to regular service ignorance or if proper maintenance is not taken for your car. Ingenious will also help get all the fault codes even before you start your trip. Even then if you happen to witness an engine breakdown, your current location is monitored and immediate rescue is possible.
Help them drive better…
For young drivers a constant reminders are important to make it a habit. These constant reminders are nothing but to remind about putting a seat belt on before starting your trip, no going too far on acceleration i.e. going on a steady speed and also sometimes to check fuel levels. By taking some baby steps once can become an expert diver.
School bus tracking
Now you can not only monitor your kids while they are driving but also when they are travelling back home from school. Our new upcoming product also taken care for school buses safety and vigilance. One can track and record trips while your kids are on-boarded.
Fleet monitoring coming soon…