While it's been a problem since the arrival of the first automobile, distracted driving has only gotten worse in recent years. This is due, in large part, to the many forms of modern technology which surround us.
In July of this year Kent Police caught 37 drivers using their mobile phones. In the same month the RAC’s research showed only 60% of drivers would stop using their phones while driving voluntarily even if they knew these could cause accidents. The RAC says “it was surprised the figure was not signifciantly higher given that consequences can be so severe in terms of the impact on human life."
To find out more about this read “Overcoming the Mobile Phone Menace with an App” an interview with Romex’s Sales Director, Steve Arscott in the September issue of the award-winning Roadway Magazine, the journal of the RHA Road Haulage Association.
In 2015 the world’s mobile worker population will reach 1.3 billion representing 37.2% of the workforce according to a forecast from the International Data Corporation. To this end we have created "Mobile Workforce Management Guide 2015" available for download from our site.
This paper explores all aspects of a mobile workforce - the definition, looking at workforce adoption trends, the devices used and importance of digital deployment within companies around the globe.
What is the best way to manage your mobile workforce?