EROAD’s driver-facing telematics device was built with drivers in mind. To gauge how successful we’ve been and where we could take our product in the future, we asked drivers for their honest feedback, and the responses we got were both validating and illuminating.
The driver-facing Ehubo2 provides colour-coded alerts: Green means you’re good; orange, you’re slightly over the speed limit; red when you’re 5Ks or more over the limit in a heavy vehicle or 10Ks in a light vehicle, accompanied by a beeping sound.Here are just a few of the responses we received regarding speed awareness and control:
Another frequently given and related piece of feedback was how Ehubo2 made it easy for drivers to identify speed limit changes, particularly in areas where posted signage was unclear, hard to see, or absent altogether.
In addition to colour coding, the Ehubo2 displays your current speed in large, easy-to-read digits. Many drivers found this useful for determining speed at a glance, plus the unit’s dash placement aligned better with their line of sight than the vehicle’s speedometer, encouraging them to check their speed more frequently:
And let’s not forget Health & Safety and RUC compliance: