Note: These features and explanations do not apply to Depot, EROAD's legacy version of MyEROAD.
Geofences are created in the Map view by engaging the draw tool, marking out at least 3 points of a closed polygon, and
To Create a geofence:
- Geofences (List view) > Create geofence, OR
Geofences (Map view) > Draw tool
Note: Both actions engage the Draw tool to define your geofence.
Adjust the map position and zoom level as needed
With Draw highlighted, set at least 3 points to define a geofence
- Close the geofence by either clicking on the first point, or double-clicking on your last point.
- Adjust the geofence as needed. You may reposition the initial points, or drag the line-middle points in or out to add more points.
- Once closed, the geofence details panel will open, ready for editing.
After drawing a geofence you may start configuring it.
You may also select an existing geofence, revealing its detail panel, and clicking Edit.
To edit a geofence:
- Create a new geofence or select an existing one. Its details panel will open.
There are a number of options available in defining a geofence's behavior. Mandatory items are marked *
- Set geofence name: This must be unique
- Type: Types behave identically, with two exceptions: Stop Watch, and Virtual Speed Camera. Enabling either or both of these options displays extra time or speed fields where you can enter limits. After setting:
- Stop Watch: Vehicles within the zone for longer than the specified period will generate an alert.
- Virtual Speed Camera: Vehicles traveling faster than the specified speed will generate an alert.
Tags: Tags are metadata added to alerts for easy sorting, searching or filtering reasons. Commonly, tags are used for accounting, tax or area management purposes.