GPS Tracking for School Buses
With kids everywhere returning to school, we’re finding many stories of school districts using GPS tracking devices to track every bus in their fleets. In Texas, Leander School District recently installed GPS tracking for each of its 161 bus routes. The GPS devices allow administrators to track the location of any bus at any time. The district hopes to add a mobile app for parents in the future.
GPS Tracking Device Deters Assailant
GPS trackers for personal protection offer an added layer of security for anyone, but in the case of those with disabilities or at risk for exploitation they can be invaluable. One mother recently reported that her daughter that a personal GPS tracking device helped stop a sexual assault against her disabled daughter. Through GPS tracking software and voice capabilities, the mother was able to hear the situation, and then drive directly to her daughter. TrackingTheWorld highly recommends GPS trackers for elderly individuals with dementia, Alzheimer’s patients, and other at risk populations.
GPS Devices in Fake Elephant Tusks
GPS trackers placed in fake elephant tusks are helping map routes used to smuggle ivory out of the Congo, which eventually makes its way to China after being traded in the Darfur region. It is estimated that 30,000 African elephants are killed by poachers every year.