Vinli, meanwhile, runs 9.99 upfront plus a variable monthly fee — but offers an LTE connection and in-car Wi-Fi hotspot, which Hum does not.
Second only to “mum knows best”, this should be the new favourite saying of all mothers looking for more control over the lives of mischievous teenage offspring.
A GPS box installed in a vehicle can let parents know where their teens are and where they've been and provides email alerts when the vehicle makes a sudden stop, accelerates quickly, takes a hard turn or exceeds 70 mph."If they're going around a curve going 60 mph when it should be 45, how would you as a parent know that?
Well, this type of device will give you that type of data," said Stuart Lamm, president of GPS Mobile Solutions.
Another device would let parents block their teens from texting or making a cellphone call while driving, Lamm said.
From a single vehicle or your entire fleet, you can locate or view their history.
Immediately know their status – moving, idling or stopped?