FAQ: Your top FBT questions answered
Gradual changes to Australia’s FBT laws mean some businesses could now be paying too much. Here’s your top FBT questions answered!
What is an In-Vehicle Monitoring System (IVMS) and how does it work?
IVMS has created a new era of connected fleets that help businesses be safer, more productive and compliant to boost the bottom line.
Are you paying too much for your fleet’s Fringe Benefits Tax?
Your fleet is one of the biggest assets in your business. Yet, for many, it’s often neither monitored or managed cost effectively – particularly when it comes to Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT).
Get full visibility of your entire fleet – vehicles and assets - with EROAD’s advanced, secure fleet tracking solution.
Vehicle information is displayed on digital maps, allowing you to see at a glance the location of vehicles and staff in the field. You can allocate resources, optimise routes, plan accurate schedules, and maximise productivity.
Fleet & Asset Productivity
The ability to see your vehicles’ location helps you provide a safe workplace, while your customers will be confident that you can verify time on site.
The ability to see your vehicles’ location and activity at all times helps you provide a safe workplace and improve your fleet productivity.
EROAD are experts in helping you manage the risks associated with fleet management and supporting a safety focused culture in your organisation.
We provide you with driver-friendly tools and the reports you need to meet your obligations under Chain of Responsibility regulations – from safer driving, to safer vehicles.
From the revolutionary Ehubo2 which delivers a full solution with a single in-cab device, to advanced driver coaching tools, driver analysis and reporting tools, vehicle inspection and service/maintenance applications, asset tracking and utilisation reports we can simplify your compliance and make your drivers and vehicles significantly safer.
Driver accountability has a very real impact on driver safety – a recent EROAD study found that vehicles where the driver was logged in had 50% less speed events than vehicles with no identified driver.
Boost your bottom line and your competitive edge by encouraging and rewarding improved driving.
A high standard of driving across your fleet doesn’t just protect your business’s reputation, it also protects your drivers and reduces incidents and accidents.
Advanced driver behaviour coaching
The combination of the Ehubo2 and EROAD Depot software delivers a single, consistent platform for your drivers. You can monitor live vehicle and driver behaviour and deliver coaching and scoring to a driver directly in-cab.
Driver Identification log in on screen
Company and temporary drivers logging in with ease
In-cab driver coaching, displaying road network data on highways and main metro routes.
Drive Buddy alerts
Visual and audible alerts for braking, acceleration, cornering.
Last trip report
End of trip driver score card
Visual and audible alerts for seatbelt, with a notification to fleet manager
Messaging on Ehubo2
Secure two-way fleet messaging
Advanced driver analytics with Leaderboard
You can benchmark your drivers against their industry peers and compare them to the EROAD population of 60,000+ vehicles and 25,000+ drivers in the EROAD network – and drive a culture of accountability and safety.
Driver accountability has a very real impact on driver safety – a recent EROAD study found that vehicles where the driver was logged in had 50% less speed events than 10 vehicles with no identified driver.
Support health and safety compliance, simplify dispatch and job management, and improve your customer service by sharing information securely and efficiently across your business and supply chain.
EROAD Share is a unique feature of the EROAD platform that allow you to have the same visibility of a partner or sub-contractor’s fleets as you have of your own. This gives you the ability to continue to deliver high-quality service to your customers, whilst ensuring the safety of all drivers working for you.
Combined with EROAD Partner Gateway (APIs allowing integration with job management platforms – and a single view on EROAD Depot) and EROAD Messaging – you have a complete solution for working across your own and partner teams.
Improving Customer Experience
Get full visibility of your EROAD equipped partners and sub-contractors to help you manage health and safety right across your network
Take the guesswork out of your business decisions
Today’s leading businesses are making data based decisions using EROAD’s Analytics to deliver a more productive and safer fleet, a profitable pricing model, and excellence in customer service.
Benchmarking is the differentiator for EROAD’s Analytics suite. EROAD is in a unique position to generate high quality, advanced data analyses based on the big data we have access to through the over 75,000 EROAD equipped vehicles globally.
Your data is safe with us. All vehicle data collected by EROAD is confidential and remains the property of the fleet owner. We regularly conduct independent security testing and our policies and procedures are aligned to internationally accepted control objectives and practices for privacy, security and information systems.
EROAD Inspect gives you the ability to track vehicle defects easily by capturing and displaying them on the Defect Board — ready for you to take action.
EROAD Inspect can be used as a stand-alone application – so there is no need to commit to a full telematics solution – you can start improving driver and vehicle safety right now - easy to use, low cost and highly effective.
Drivers can carry out a vehicle inspection using either our App on a mobile device – or the in-vehicle Ehubo2 device and record the inspection and actions required.
The EROAD Inspect App walks you through the inspection – using customisable templates, and you can capture defect details with messages and photos.
Details are visible in Defect Board and Inspect reports – and you can be fully informed of existing defects on a vehicle you are about to inspect. Quick, easy and accurate.
Drivers without access to a mobile device can carry out their vehicle inspections on the Ehubo2 device installed in the vehicle cab.
Customisable templates make the whole process quick and easy – and you can access Vehicle Compliance Reports on the Ehubo2 in-cab to make sure you are on top of defect resolution.
A simple, configurable and affordable vehicle inspections, reporting and tracking solution directly on the Ehubo2.
EROAD Depot enables you to create customisable inspection templates that match your vehicles and assets.
Once defects are loaded they appear on the Defect Board - enabling you to view, prioritise and action reported defects.
Inspect reports provide you a full audit trail of defect capture, resolution and who certified the result.
Maintenance and repairs are a significant component of your business expenses. Scheduling periodic and systematic vehicle inspections helps to keep on top of the health of your fleet and avoid unexpected repair bills or compromised vehicle integrity.
Schedule services based on time lapsed, distance travelled or engine hours, and record ‘to-do’ tasks for future services. You can manage and control vehicle maintenance and repairs and ensure compliance with company, regulatory, and insurance requirements.
More than 5,000 companies and 75,000 vehicles have already connected to EROAD as their preferred telematics and compliance solution
EROAD’s Electronic FBT Logbook provides an easy to use solution that minimises FBT payments, as well as time spent by your staff collecting and maintaining the required records.
ATO approved, for peace of mind when lodging FBT and in the event of an audit.
The EROAD solution provides -
EROAD’s analytics and reporting have been founded on the two core principles – unparalleled accuracy, and reliability, to give you complete confidence in the data delivered.
Ehubo2 - The latest in-vehicle technology
The EROAD Ehubo2 offers multiple easy-to-use applications on a single device, delivering better safety outcomes for your business and improving productivity and profitability.
EROAD’s independently proven, secure platform guarantees accurate data that you can rely on. EROAD in-vehicle hardware accurately records distance within ±0.5%.
From Heavy and Light Vehicles to Powered and non- Powered assets – our solution has all the bases covered.
From the in-cab Ehubo2 that provides industry leading telematics, driver behaviour and health and safety capability – through to wired and battery powered asset tracking devices – we can ensure that you not only have visibility of your assets but the information you need to make sure they are being fully utilised and delivering on your contract commitments.
Asset tracking devices
EROAD’s in-cab telematics solution provides world class tracking and management for your road going assets and vehicles – where simplifying improving driver behaviour, managing service and maintenance, health and safety compliance, and managing on and off-road work movements are key requirements.
ETrack Wired – Asset Tracker
ETrack Wired is designed to take care of tracking your powered assets and equipment – when you need a full tracking and management solution but don’t require the in-cab experience of the Ehubo2.
The ETrack device is:
EROAD Asset Tracker
An ultra-small, waterproof, satellite-ready tracking device, EROAD Asset Tracker accurately tracks and monitors trailers, generators, and other mobile assets, wherever they are located.
A combination of ultra-small size and long-life battery makes Asset Tracker easy to mount to any asset, enabling you to monitor it at all times.
From heavy and light vehicles to powered and non-powered assets – our solution has all the bases covered.
EROAD’s Proof of Service report provides a map visualisation of asset or fleet activity for the reporting period, as well as a complete drilldown to all sensor events.
The report delivers an accurate, verifiable record of service of auxiliary equipment activity based on EROAD’s highly accurate tracking devices – Ehubo2 and ETrack Wired.
The proof of service report can deliver a comprehensive description of civil contracting activity including pavement gritting, sweeping, snow clearance, mowing, road sweeping, road marking or of construction activity such as digging, rolling or grading.
You can also provide your customers with a log-in to view activity completed in their own portal view.
Add real value to your clients by easily sharing access to your activity reports to demonstrate clear proof that jobs have been completed
From heavy and light vehicles to powered and non-powered assets – our solution has all the bases covered. From the in-cab Ehubo2 that provides industry leading telematics, driver behaviour and health and safety capability – through to wired and battery powered asset tracking devices – we can ensure that you not only have visibility of your vehicles and assets but the information you need to make sure they are being fully utilised and delivering on your contract commitments.
No matter what type of business you are in – road transport, services, civil contracting, plumbing, building, landscaping etc – we can cover you and your vehicles to make sure you comply with health and safety requirements, tax regulations, and you can also improve driver behaviour and business performance.
Our solution is designed with the customer in mind. It’s easy to learn and intuitive to use, so you and your drivers can spend time on your core business, not navigating technology.
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Safety in numbers
Our customers rely on the accurate and reliable information our platform delivers to their fingertips. They use this data to make decisions that make their business run faster, safer and more successfully.
Start your journey with EROAD today.