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Ctrack enhances self-installed vehicle tracking solution with new security and safety features

Ctrack has upgraded its self-installed fleet tracking device with a range of new features that will enable car and van operators to achieve greater levels of vehicle security and safety. Ctrack Plug & Play, a highly-flexible solution that can be connected to the OBD II diagnostic port in a matter of seconds. This solution will now possess improved vehicle tracking functionality to identify unauthorised vehicle movement, device tampering, engine issues, poor driving technique and accidents.


Ctrack Plug & Play Vehicle Tracking

Ctrack has upgraded its self-installed fleet tracking device with a range of new features that will enable car and van operators to achieve greater levels of vehicle security and safety. Ctrack Plug & Play, a highly-flexible solution that can be connected to the OBD II diagnostic port in a matter of seconds. This solution will now possess improved tracking functionality to identify unauthorised vehicle movement, device tampering, engine issues, poor driving technique and accidents.

Ctrack Plug & Play’s new security features include real-time alerts if the device is unplugged or moved to another vehicle, while any movement without the engine running, such as being loaded onto a transporter or towed away, will also generate an appropriate warning. It has also been fitted with a battery back-up that allows it to continue tracking for a short period even when unplugged from the OBD II diagnostic port. Meanwhile, the device can now trigger additional alarms for any malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) notifications and diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs).

In addition, updated driver behaviour monitoring and crash detection can now identify severe G-Force movement, roll-over, over-speeding and excessive idling, while event snapshot recording captures important information for any vehicle crash analysis. This valuable data is available in a comprehensive suite of reports which can be previewed on screen, downloaded in Microsoft Excel / PDF or automatically scheduled on a regular basis.

John Wisdom, Managing Director of Ctrack commented: “Ctrack Plug & Play is a simple monitoring tool that can be quickly and easily self-installed. These latest enhancements mean it is an ideal solution for protecting against misuse and ensuring assets are being driven responsibly, where a hardwired tracking solution may not be suitable or is cost prohibitive.”

Ctrack Plug & Play is an ideal for a range of applications including companies that operate short term rental vehicles which are upgraded in a regular basis; companies looking to monitor the performance of sub-contractors; companies with owner drivers to enable the device to be removed whilst vehicles are not in business use; and vehicle rental and leasing businesses looking to gain visibility over their fleets.

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