British-based road management and work zone data technology provider, one.network has announced a new partnership in the USA with Drivewyze, a leader in the transportation technology industry that builds innovative solutions for commercial vehicle fleets, drivers, and transportation infrastructure owners and operators.
The companies say that with this partnership, one.network is improving the quality of data regarding work zones and lane closures that are provided to state transportation agencies. This information is then extended into Drivewyze’s connected truck network via in-cab alerts to improve roadway safety.
one.network’s platform offers the most advanced solution available today for managing and sharing lane closure, work zone and roadway disruption information with GPS providers, which can now be displayed in commercial motor vehicles through the Drivewyze platform. This will provide drivers with a “heads up” to upcoming lane closures and work zones allowing time to slow down or take an alternative route. With this platform, state transportation agencies can also manage their work zone and lane closure information directly through one.network’s Live Link application.
The addition of lane closure and work zone safety programs is the newest offering within the Drivewyze Smart Roadways alerts portfolio available to state transportation agencies. Using one.network’s application, construction crews can activate and deactivate lane closures from the field, providing improved data quality over traditional lane closure and work zone programs. To disseminate this data, one.network’s data feeds can be pushed to passenger vehicles and smartphone applications via popular GPS providers and routing apps and now, through this partnership, to Drivewyze’s network of cross-platform connected trucks.
“Fatalities on U.S. roadways continue to increase at an alarming rate and we know that work zones are among the most dangerous areas for trucks to navigate,” commented one.network founder and CEO James Harris. “This partnership has enormous potential to help agencies save the lives of work crews, truck drivers, and all road users.”