Clayton County, a suburb of Atlanta GA, is creating some positive buzz about their new cost saving measure. A GPS tracking system has recently been installed in all of their school busses and maintenance fleet. This will allow school officials to monitor the time employees spend in their vehicles and their locations.
This program was prompted by the results of an internal audit that found overages in the claimed overtime from transportation employees. The tracking devices were purchased to encourage accountability among staff members.
The GPS program certainly has shown great progress and success, saving over $1 million in fuel cost since the inception in 2009.