Using the Vehicle Card

When you click on a vehicle/driver (if assigned) from the map or use the Search Field to locate a vehicle, the Vehicle Card for the selected vehicle/driver displays, which shows you the Vehicle ID or name, the driver (if associated/assigned), address of last reported location, details (e.g., vehicle, status, driver, landmark, odometer, and more), attributes (if applicable) and street view of last reported location. Additionally, you can edit vehicle details, create a landmark, send a dispatch, and view trip history directly from the card.

Using the Vehicle Card Header

Using the ellipses button from the Header, you can copy the last reported location or open Google Maps in a separate browser tab to view the location.

How to copy the last reported location:

  1. From the Vehicle Card, click on the ellipses button ().
  2. A pop-up window appears.

  3. Click Copy Location.
  4. The location is copied to your system’s clipboard. Use may paste this location within the Portal or externally (e.g., separate browser tab, etc.).

How to view the location in Google Maps:

  1. From the Vehicle Card, click on the ellipses button ().
  2. A pop-up window appears.

  3. Click Open in Google Maps.
  4. A separate browser tab opens displaying the location in Google Maps.

Using the Vehicle Card Task Bar

You can perform multiple tasks from the Vehicle Card’s task bar, including the following:

  • Editing Vehicle Details
  • Creating a Landmark
  • Sending a Dispatch
  • Viewing Trip History

Edit Vehicle Details

You can use the Edit button () to edit vehicle details.

Clicking the Edit button opens the Edit Vehicle Details page from the Classic Portal in a new browser tab from which you can make your edits.

Creating a Landmark

How to create a landmark:

  1. From the Card, click Create Landmark ().
  2. The Create Landmark window appears.

  3. Select Circle or Polygon as the shape of your landmark.
  4. Polygons allow you to define a more precise boundary by tracing an outline around a specific area (up to 256* vertices). Polygon landmarks are more often used when the exclusion or inclusion of specific perimeters is important, such as when sending alerts when a vehicle enters or exits a specific location.

  5. In the Landmark Name text field, enter a name for the landmark.
  6. Select a color for the landmark.
  7. If you have selected Circle as your landmark shape, you will have the option to click on Advanced Options to enter latitude/longitude coordinates and the radius of the circle in miles (If lat/long coordinates are not entered then the default size is 750).
  8. Click Create.
  9. The Landmark is created and the corresponding Landmark Card appears on the right-hand side of the screen.

Landmarks created from the Vehicle Card have a default radius of 750 ft.

Sending a Dispatch

A dispatch to an existing landmark, vehicle, driver or address can be sent to the vehicle/driver associated with the selected vehicle card.

Contact information (SMS and/or email) must be associated with the selected vehicle/driver to receive the dispatch.

How to send a dispatch:

  1. From the Vehicle Card, click the Send Dispatch button ().
  2. The Send Dispatch window appears.

  3. The selected recipient field is pre-populated with the driver/vehicle associated with the displayed vehicle card; however, you can add more recipeints to receive the dispatch.
  4. In the search/text field, enter a landmark, driver, vehicle ID, or address to which you would like to dispatch the selected recipient(s).
  5. Click Send.
  6. The dispatch is sent.

Viewing Trip History

You can view a vehicle’s driving history on the map in Trip History Mode.

How to View Trip History:

  1. From the Vehicle Card, click the View Trip History button ().
  2. Once the trip history page appears, you can pick a date from the Calendar Picker (Current date is selected by default).
  3. Select your playback speed by clicking on the settings icon (). You can also toggle on/off Follow Mode (set the map to follow the vehicle on its trip during playback).
  4. Once selected, click the play button to playback the driver’s trip.
  5. The trip plays and can be paused at any time.

Using the Vehicle Card Status Bar

From the Status Bar, you can view a general overview of details pertaining to the selected vehicle, high-level details of the vehicle’s last trip, nearby assets and landmarks, and Hierarchy (Enterprise Only)/Group membership(s).

Viewing an Overview of Vehicle Details

The Overview tab of the Vehicle Card Status Bar gives you at-a-glance information about the selected vehicle including:

  • Status
  • Driver (if assigned)
  • Landmark (if applicable)
  • Odometer
  • Runtime
  • Temperature (if applicable)
  • Coolant Temp (if applicable)
  • Ignition
  • Last Reported
  • Device Serial Number
  • Attributes (if applicable)
  • Street View

Assigning, Changing, or Removing a Driver

You can assign, change, or remove an assigned driver to a vehicle from the Overview section of the Vehicle Card.

How to assign a driver:

  1. From the Details section of the Vehicle Card, click Assign Driver.
  2. The Assign Driver pop-up window appears.

  3. Use the Searchable Select field by typing a driver’s name in the field or use drop-down field to scroll down and click on a driver.
  4. You cannot create a driver within this Searchable Select field. Drivers must be created prior to using the field to appear in the available list of drivers. See Adding a Driver for step-by-step instructions.

  5. Click Assign.
  6. The driver is assigned to the vehicle.

How to change a driver:

  1. From the Overview section of the Vehicle Card, click Change next to the current assigned driver’s name.
  2. The Assign Driver pop-up window appears.

  3. Use the Searchable Select field by typing a driver’s name in the field or use drop-down field to scroll down and click on a driver.
  4. You cannot create a driver within this Searchable Select field. Drivers must be created prior to using the field to appear in the available list of drivers. See <Adding a Driver for step-by-step instructions.

  5. Click Assign.
  6. A pop-up asks you: “Are you sure you want to re-assign this vehicle’s driver?”

  7. Click Yes, Assign to proceed with the assignment change.
  8. You may cancel the assignment change by clicking No, Cancel.

    The driver assigned to the vehicle is changed.

How to remove an assigned driver:

  1. From the Overview section of the Vehicle Card, click the Delete/Remove button (X) next to the current assigned driver’s name.
  2. The assigned driver is removed from the vehicle.

Using the Street View

You can use the Street View to view the vehicle’s location on the map for street-level imagery.

How to use the Street View:

  1. From the Street View section of the Vehicle Card, click on the Expand button ().
  2. The Street View section expands to show the street view of the vehicle’s location.

    If Street View is unavailable for the location, a message is displayed stating: “Currently unavailable for this location”.

  3. To interact with the Street View, click on the screen to move the view up/down the street. To move the view, click and drag on the Street View screen. To zoom in or out, use the trackpad or trackball on your mouse.
  4. To expand the Street View to Full Screen, click the Toggle fullscreen view button (). To exit Full Screen view, press the Esc button on your keyboard or click the Exit full screen view ().
  5. To collapse the view, click the Collapse button.

Viewing the Most Recent Trip

You can view the most recent trip for the vehicle selected by clicking on Trips from the Status Bar. This option provides you with the most recent trip start (date and time), duration, average speed, distance traveled, and a 2D-map view with the trip’s beginning and end locations and the vehicle’s path identified.

Using the Nearby Lists

Nearby lists offer sorted lists of nearby assets and landmarks closest to the selected vehicle displaying by closest to farthest in miles. You may click on any of the listed assets/landmarks to view the corresponding Vehicle/Landmark Card.

This list can be especially useful if you are looking to dispatch one asset to another and would like to dispatch the closest appropriate asset possible. To do so, use the Send Dispatch function on the Vehicle Card and enter in the asset’s Vehicle ID for “Location to Send” and the closest appropriate asset’s Vehicle ID for “Send this location to the following recipient(s)” or vice versa, depending on your need. See the instructions under Sending a Dispatch for additional information.

Viewing Hierarchy (Enterprise only)/Vehicle Group Membership:

If the vehicle and/or driver is a member of a Hierarchy (Enterprise customers only) or Vehicle Group, the membership status is displayed under the Hierarchy Membership section and Vehicle Group Membership section for quick reference.

Hierarchy tree/branch membership is shown via breadcrumbs; whereas, vehicle group membership is shown via list.