School transport — Automatic vehicle location technology
Links to access approved AVL technology for school buses and registration support to become a device supplier for the Ministry.
|Level of compliance||Main audience||Other|
School bus operators under contract to the Ministry of Education must have an approved vehicle telematics system fitted to their vehicles. Vehicle telematics systems use Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) technology to transmit information about a vehicle.
Vehicle telematic systems use Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) technology to transmit information about a vehicle.
AVL devices are widely used in the transport industry to record information about vehicle performance that could impact passenger experience and safety.
Transmitted information includes:
- excess speed
- heavy braking
- sharp cornering.
The information can be accessed by:
- the vehicle operator
- the Ministry of Education
- software developers working for the Ministry.
The Ministry has approved the use of the following AVL technology for use by school bus operators:
|Coretex||iBright EDR||Coretex(external link)|
|Fleetpin||Fleetpin Cross Country||Fleetpin(external link)|
|MiX Telematics||FM Series||MiX Telematics(external link)|
|Teletrac Navman||Qube 300||(external link)Teletrac(external link)|
The Ministry has no preferred supplier, and makes no representation as to the services offered by any of these providers.
Operators should do their own due diligence before entering into any commercial arrangement for supply.
The Ministry is not taking applications from providers to be added to its list of approved AVL technology at this time.
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