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The SafeDrivePod, when connected through its application on the mobile device, sends a “LOCK” command to the device, both iOS and Android. During the setup of the users/driver account, there are several options that can be selected. Such as: Allow Hands-Free Calls or Not, Allow Navigation or Not, Specifically Block notifications from Android devices or Not, delay of release when stopped – default is 10 seconds, however, this number can be changed up or down. There is an SOS/Emergency button on the home screen if there is a situation where the driver requires access to the phone, it is allowed. There is also a scoring model for safe driving based on attempts to use and turning off the Bluetooth of the mobile phone. There is a driver log which shows each time the driver turns off Bluetooth, the time of day, whether they were moving or not, when the app was launched, and when the SOS button was used. There is a long list of functions that could be demonstrated. Each time a user turns off Bluetooth an email is sent to them notifying them to turn Bluetooth back on to drive safely. There are similar emails for other actions taken by the driver with a mobile device. Also available at

Type of Technology:

Cell phone application

Target Audience:

General public, teens/young drivers, parents, commercial vehicle drivers, drivers of passenger vehicles, employers

Manufacturer and Country of Origin:

SafeDrivePod BV - Netherlands


On Demand. Stock in head office location more in production.

Means of Activation:

Mobile Phone Application or Desktop Dashboard


Navigation for iOS devices limited to Apple Maps


There is a time delay setting that can be changed within the online dashboard.

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