Stats, Facts & Figures


Face the Facts (and Stats)

There are powerful statistics that point to the obvious need for GPS tracking products for personal and business use. By becoming a Phoenix 5 distributor, you can help change these statistics for the better.

BUSINESS/COMMERCIAL STATISTICS

34% of employees’ time around the world is spent unproductively at work. This figure can easily be adjusted upward for mobile employees.
– Global Productivity Report

 Each 5 mph driven above the posted speed limit has the net effect of costing about 20 cents more per gallon of gas. Every hour of idle time burns 0.82 gallons of fuel.
– The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

 Of the 10,649 vehicles reported stolen in 2010, only 57% were recovered.
– Federal Bureau of Investigation

 Business owners who install GPS vehicle tracking in their fleets see a 23% increase in the total number of service calls completed per day per technician. Other study findings include:

  • 12.2% increase in service profitability
  • 14.8% reduction in average travel time per job
  • 9.9% decrease in overtime pay
  • 27.9% increase in operator compliance
  • 13.2% reduction in fuel costs

 – The Aberdeen Group

PERSONAL/INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

700,000 missing person reports were filed in 2010. Over 500,000 of those reports were for children under the age of 18 and more than 30,000 were for individuals with a disability.
– The FBI National Crime Information Center

 About 60% of the nation’s 5 million Alzheimer’s patients will wander. If not found within the first 24 hours, half will experience serious injury or death.
– The Alzheimer’s Association

 Fewer than 4 out of every 100 adults with memory impairment who wander away from home are able to return without assistance.
– EverydayHealth.com

 Half of all children with Autism wander and bolt from safe places. Among these children, nearly 50% go missing long enough to cause significant concern about safety.
– The Interactive Autism Network

 Car crashes caused by teen drivers are the #1 killer of teens in America today.
 Allstate

 Of the 273 million pets in this country, 10 million of them end up in shelters each year. Roughly 17% of lost dogs and 2% of lost cats ever find their owners.
– The American Humane Association

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