Advantages of GPS Vehicle Tracking

GPS vehicle tracking devices have become an invaluable tool in monitoring vehicle movement. A GPS device allows you to know where a vehicle is at all times and even the length of time spent at a specific location.

Vehicle trackers not only help fleet business owners keep an eye on their vehicles and employee movements, but can also benefit private individuals who want to protect their vehicles or are concerned about suspicious partner activities.

Black Smartphone with a GPS map. Blue Pushpin.

Black Smartphone with a GPS map. Blue Pushpin.

Here’s a look at some of the advantages of GPS vehicle tracking.

Transport Business

Any business where vehicles are used for commercial use can benefit from GPS trackers. These include taxi companies, chauffeur services, courier services and other transport companies.

A stolen vehicle can seriously damage a business. A GPS tracker can instantly record where a vehicle is so that the police can be informed and the vehicle recovered as soon as possible.

However, fleet owners can also monitor the activities of their employees and accurately record routes taken and work hours claimed, while also being informed of any unauthorised use of the vehicle.

Equine and Farming Vehicles

Horseboxes and trailer thefts are a growing problem in the UK. Equine and farming vehicles tend to be more vulnerable as they are often parked in remote locations, as do plant machinery on construction sites.


GPS trackers can also be used to monitor the whereabouts and activities of a person if they are suspected in the case of matrimonial infidelity or illegal activity. A GPS is a discreet observation measure that avoids the possibility of detection while monitoring where someone is and for how long. Depending on the information gathered, a partner can then decide whether further investigative action is needed.

For more information and advice on all aspects of GPS vehicle tracking technology, contact Insight Investigations today.