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New integrated 3G vehicle camera and claims handling service launched

The fleet solution will use immediate access to video evidence to minimise fraud, third-party overheads and liability disputes for vehicle operators across the UK.

The IT1000 3G vehicle camera will transmit high definition video and supporting data about a collision to a secure online portal within seconds. Sopp+Sopp will then proactively monitor these alerts 24 hours, 7 days a week, to provide driver support, manage any related claims and keep third-party costs to a minimum.

The solution uses a crash detection and false alert filtering system developed by recognised crash data specialists, Collision Management Systems. This will ensure crash alerts are immediately raised, while unnecessary ‘false alerts’ from events such as potholes and speed bumps are kept to a minimum.

Jamie Sopp, managing director at Sopp+Sopp, said: “There are many reasons why immediate crash notification is important for fleet operators, so this partnership with Intelligent Telematics offers an excellent opportunity to deliver a solution that meets fleet operator’s needs. Faster claims handling and liability resolution can increase brand protection and minimise unnecessary costs, while making it easier to detect and manage opportunistic and organised fraud. Meanwhile, a driver can be more effectively supported following a collision and the emergency services contacted faster should it be a serious incident.”

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Written by Alex Grant

Trained on Cardiff University’s renowned Postgraduate Diploma in Motor Magazine Journalism, Alex is an award-winning motoring journalist with ten years’ experience across B2B and consumer titles. A life-long car enthusiast with a fascination for new technology and future drivetrains, he joined Fleet World in April 2011, contributing across the magazine and website portfolio and editing the EV Fleet World Website.

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