Azuga is delivering the driver’s ‘Swiss Army Knife’ of personal automobile technology devices for the new CalTrans program, providing insight into more than just miles traveled.
San Jose, CA (PRWEB) March 14, 2016
Azuga, a leader in the connected car market, is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of two Commercial Account Managers (CAM) for the California Department of Transportation’s (CalTrans) Road Charge Pilot Program (RCPP). Beginning July 1, Golden State motorists will be able to enjoy the benefits of Azuga’s industry leading connected vehicle technology free of charge while participating in CalTrans’ innovative road funding pilot. As directed by California’s Senate Bill 1077, volunteers for the pilot program will have choices for the methods they use to report their miles.
Azuga will offer its easy-to-use product to California motorists as a means to accurately measure miles driven for the road charge program. The product includes a self-installable device, a customer friendly website and a suite of highly useful web and mobile applications such as Parked Car Locator, Carbon Usage Tracking and the Check Engine Light Decoder.
“Azuga is delivering the driver’s ‘Swiss Army Knife’ of personal automobile technology devices for the new CalTrans program, providing insight into more than just miles traveled,” said Nate Bryer, vice president of innovation at Azuga. “We are committed to ensuring we exceed expectations with innovative and secure solutions that benefit all drivers.”
In addition to it’s own device based solution, Azuga will be working with other innovative companies to offer additional solutions for mileage collection. Azuga’s goal is to provide the widest possible array of options to meet individual needs of drivers in California for this important pilot program.
As cars become more fuel efficient, states continue to search for ways to fund road repair and improvements. California is the second state, following Oregon, to test road charging as a means to continue paying for road fixes. During the nine-month pilot program, 5,000 participants who volunteer to participate will not pay any out-of-pocket costs. Interested residents can visit the CalTrans website to sign up for the program’s volunteer list to be considered for participation.
“At Azuga, our technology is custom built with data security top-of-mind,” said Bryer. “Our commitment is to provide an insightful driver experience that offers visibility into vehicle use and encourages safe driving habits for all Californians. Azuga has a passion for doing things right, and we want consumers to be engaged with the program and connected with their cars.”
To stay updated on California’s Road Charge Pilot Program visit: http://californiaroadchargepilot.com.
Azuga™ is helping to make roads around the world safer with innovative solutions for GPS vehicle tracking, driver performance management, emissions testing and road usage charging. Our easy-to-install, intuitive connected car solutions are backed by a lifetime warranty. For more information, visit http://www.azuga.com and follow us on Twitter @Azuga_GPS.