Baton Rouge DPW considers GPS tracking system

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Posted: Oct 14, 2009 6:14 PM by Mike Steele
Updated: Oct 14, 2009 6:25 PM
Source: WBRZ

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The Baton Rouge Public Works Department wants to expand a GPS tracking system for department owned vehicles.

The monitoring system allows supervisors to know where a truck has been. It can also help with response time when dispatching a crew.

Currently, 19 vehicles in the DPW fleet have the service. A bid process would be used to equip hundreds of other vehicles.

Software costs about $1,000, and monitoring costs about $30 per vehicle, per month.

Lafayette is considering a similar system.

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