Fun & Interesting Facts about Telematics Data | Geotab

Here are a few interesting facts from the big data environment that will help you understand the scale and types of data we deal with on a daily basis.


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To the Sun and Back

On average, all Geotab drivers combined drive over 3.5 AU (Astronomical Unit) per week – that’s over 14.5 AU per month. With our numbers, we can measure the distance in astronomical units where 1 AU equates to 149.6 million kilometers which also equals the average distance between the earth and the sun!

Astronomical Units Measurement
Astronomical Units Measurement

Seat Belt Usage

Our drivers wear their seat belts 99% of the time while driving.

Astronomical Units Measurement

Daily Hours Logged

On average, our customers log over 1.5 million hours of driving in one day.

(that equates to over 170 years).

Astronomical Units Measurement

Idle Times

Nearly 24% of the day is spent idling by drivers in our ecosystem – that’s 12% for passenger car drivers and 30% for truck drivers.

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