An enhancement to the company’s fleet management system, Vehicle Management Information™ (VMI™), the Fixed Data Terminal™ (FDT™) feature provides users with a simple, two-way messaging system for instant communication between drivers and dispatchers. As part of this instant-messaging option, FDT includes an in-cab message display, a small keyboard, 32 customizable preset messages, and unlimited free text capabilities, the company says. A built-in SOS function provides quick messaging in case of vehicle problems or emergencies, states the manufacturer.

Minorplanet Systems USA, 1155 Kas Dr., Ste. 100, Richardson, TX 75081-1999; 972-301-2098; 972-301-2403 (fax); (e-mail); (website).

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