I’ve been looking at these devices for my fleet. But they are pretty pricey. If my insurance company offered to buy them for me so I could better monitor my driver’s I’d do it in a heart beat. But I would tell my drivers.
You say the info gets sent to the insurance company, do you also get the info. I would be afraid the insurance company would jack my rates up due to bad driving and I wouldn’t have an opportunity to correct the problem behavior. Just telling someone the vehicle has the device will not change behavior. There needs to be accountability and responsibility attached to change it.
We installed a GPS monitoring device in all 4 of our owned vehicles after getting very poor gas mileage and lots of complaints about reckless driving. The device runs off of 2 AAA batteries and plugs into a USB port, download the data and now you exactly where your car has been, how fast it was driven, so on and so forth. You can even play it back like a movie watching the car drive over a map.
We informed the drivers, added page to our handbook, and still had to terminate an employee for reckless driving. But the drivers are 10 times more courteous when they drive now and we are getting about 5 miles to the gallon better.