Activity - Main & Detail panels

Vehicles tab

 2024 Activity VehiclesTab

The Vehicles tab give a quick overview of the fleet, with search and filter fields to conditionally limit and target results.

  • Listed vehicles display
  • Vehicle name
  • Location
  • State: Off, On, and date of last status update

To find a vehicle on the map

  • From the Activity/Map page, select a vehicle (either by clicking on it on the map, or using the vehicle search tools). The vehicle's detail panel will appear, with the vehicle location pulsing, middle of the map.

Details tab

 2024 Activity Details

The Details tab shows operational and categorical information about a vehicle, and – if logged on – some current driver details.

It also contains links to important activities, including:

  • Time: Tapping time changes panels to History, middles the last route driven by the vehicle on the map, and animates the trip.
  • Google Maps: Find the vehicle on Google Maps. (This link opens a new browser windows and takes you offsite to Google’s own service.)
  • Battery level (EVs only): Reports approximate charge on the vehicle or asset.
  • Messages: Opens a panel for you to compose a message to the driver of the vehicle.
  • Manage vehicle/asset: Takes you to MyEROAD’s Manage vehicle panel, to change or configure its properties.
  • Daily Activity: Opens the Daily Activity page, containing operational readouts of the vehicle for the last 24 hours.
  • Event logs: Presents the Event log – filtered by that vehicle – containing various timestamped movement, connectivity and location data.
  • Driver Logbook hours: The vehicle’s logged-on driver is listed, with an at-a-glance readout of the vehicle’s driver’s hours. (See NZ Logbook for more.)
  • Driver profile: Takes you to the logged-in Driver profile page.

Note: Some items – eg. Logbook – might not be displayed as they are plan-dependent, vehicle/asset-dependent, require driver login, and/or are only available on subscription.

History tab

The vehicle’s History tab provides a route breakdown for trips made on a selected timestamp.

 2024 Activity History tab

Once the vehicle has been selected, tap History. This panel opens.

  • Timestamp field: select a timestamp for which a trip took place. Use the < > butons to step back/forward a day.
  • Ignition ON, Distance, Site visits: Totals for that day.
  • Expand all: Each trip consists of several events, including Ignition on, Idle, geofence entries/exits, etc. You can reveal each trip one at a time with a trip’s UP/DOWN chevron buttons, or expand all trips at once with this toggle.

Tapping a trip opens up its Trip event log. Additionally, the map shows an animated route line.

Tapping any event in the Trip event log displays the location on the map, along with trip arrows, showing where location and event data was logged geographically.

 2024 Activity Posted speeds

Request video: Available with appropriate dashcam plans, this opens the Request video window to enter video specifications.

Investigate: Reveals the Event Investigator. This set of timelines presents event detections, depending on the ability to present them by vehicle or plan.

… Submenu: Where you submit a posted speed review, should you need to qestion a difference between what a road’s stated speed and what the in-cab device is reporting as the posted speed.

ETA; Plan route

You can plan a route to or from a selected vehicle from another location, and have MyEROAD calculate an estimated time of arrival (ETA).

2024 Activity PlanRoute 

To plan an ETA route

  1. Select a vehicle. The Vehicle details panel opens.
  2. Tap the ETA tab. The panel closes, and the Plan Route panel opens.
  3. EITHER:

    1. Tap Select on map. A positioning icon will appear on the map, 07 ETA pointer.
    2. Move the map so that the destination pointer appears over your destination.
    3. Tap Confirm.
  4. OR:
    1. Tap Your Location. (Requires that your browser be permitted to use your computer’s GPS location.)
  5. OR:
    1. Enter a street address in the Enter destination field, top of the ETA tab.
  6. OR:
    1. Right-click on the map. A pop-up lets you select Get route to here or Get route from here.
  7. Several things happen after you've entered a second location:

    ETA draws a recommended route on the map.
    1. The ETA tab shows the estimated drive time, the route distance, and the arrival time.
    2. The planned stops are listed at the top of the Plan route panel.
  8. (Optional) Tap + Add stop to add more locations to your route.
  9. (Optional) When 3 or more stops are on the route, you may drag the stops into a new order by dragging that stop’s letter.


  • Closing the Plan route panel cancels the route.
  • You can refine route calculation settings by clicking the Route estimates Settings button, and selecting your criteria.
  • The arrival time continues to update live, while in the Plan route panel. Drive times are based on the distance, posted speed limits per road, live traffic conditions and vehicle weight type (light/heavy). The vehicle’s actual weight/tare is not taken into account.
  • You may also access the Plan route panel my entering a location in the Map’s search field, and tapping the route arrow next to the field.

Drivers tab

2024 Activity Drivers tab 

This is a filterable list of the company’s drivers.

Common datapoints include:

  • Name, Location, Last Login time.
  • Duty Status flag:

    • ON (On Duty, not driving)
    • D (On Duty, Driving)
    • OFF (Off duty)
    • Rest (Resting - Taking a required compliance break)
    • UN (Unknown - Status is undetermined)

Logbook hours

3 values representing the totals of the shift spent driving, time resting, and time left in the week for driving, respectively. Logbook hours can assist in allocating additional work to appropriate drivers, warn drivers of upcoming compliance violations, or finding same-day replacement drivers.

 2024 Activity DriverDetails hours

Logbook hours are available for those drivers with a current EROAD Logbook subscription.

  1. Dispatchers may see any driver’s record of duty stats instantly, live, with status color-coding on each number.
  2. If a driver’s logbook device goes out of cell coverage (underground, shielded building, no towers) …. PUT

The fleet's drivers, along with their location (if known, based on last logon data), and last activity timestamp.

  • Selecting locates a driver on the map and shows more driver details.

    • The Drivers details panel also contains links to dedicated driver management functions.

Important scenarios

EROAD Day Logbook is not able to incorporate certain automated detections at this time, due to legislative limitations.

  • Forget to Log Off:If a driver forgets to log off at the end of their shift, the Activity Logbook display will appear like the driver has earned a violation. (Drivers may correct for this the following day.)
  • Revert to Paper: If Logbook users forget to log off as above, then change back to paper logs, the violation will remain and continue to be displayed for up to 7 days.

Geofences tab

 activity geofences listing01

(Requires Client Administrator; Geofence User role)

Geofences: Allows the quick view, filtering, creation and editing of geofences.

The left panel lists the geofences created. Each geofence name also comes with a 'human-readable address', based on the geofence's calculated middle and the nearest map data address.

Selecting the Draw button and closing an area opens the Geofence details screen for editing.

For detailed instructions, as well as seeing all geofences to manage them in bulk, see Managing Geofences.

To create a geofence from the Activity screen

  1. Navigate to the map where you want to create the geofence.
  2. Click Draw.
  3. Click to place the points where you want to create the geofence on the map.
  4. Double click the last point to close the geofence. The Create new panel appears.
  5. Fill out the details
  6. Save 

The panel closes and the geofence is created. 


EROAD Where tags are Bluetooth devices attached to assets for tracking. They emit Bluetooth pulses picked up by Ehubo2s in the vicinity, then reported via EROAD’s mesh network to the owning customer.

To see EROAD Where on the Activity map

  1. Click the Vehicles tab.
  2. Click Filters. The Filters panel appears.
  3. Tick EROAD Where.
  4. Click Apply.
The map and list will update showing EROAD Where assets. Click on an asset from the list or the map to see the asset's details.