Automatic logging of your trip: Any time one of your registered vehicles takes a trip, Automile records detailed trip information including start/stop addresses, distance and duration. You’ll find a log of these trips under the Trips icon. Here, you can easily view and edit all trips for each vehicle you manage and get detailed trip data. You can either view this page in “list view” or “profile view” by clicking the list and profile icon on the top right. This is how “Profile view” looks like:
Categorizing trips is the easiest way to maintain an accurate business mileage log. From the profile view you can simply click on “Business”, “Personal” or “Other” tab for a certain trip. For the list view, you can find the desired trip, click the drop-down arrow next to View, select Categorize and choose the trip type and save.
Add Notes to Trips: Adding notes to your trips helps you maintain a detailed record of business trips to make it easier to apply for mileage reimbursements or deduct business-related vehicle expenses come tax time.
Merging and Un-merging Trips: Select multiple trips from the checkboxes on the left to merge two or more trips. Merging trips is especially useful if your trips have short stops in between. Once a trip is merged, it is indicated by red arrows. Unmerging trip using similar steps.
Detailed information about a trip such as start and stop time, full addresses, duration, distance and average speed is found under Trip Details. A map shows the exact path for the trip. You can also quickly categorize the trip and add notes.
This view allows you to review in-depth trip data. You can see trip speed, rpm, timestamps and raw route information. If you are an Enterprise plan user, you will see an RPM and speed graph and posted speed limits.
See below example of what the charts look like and how you can track the engine RPM and the speed to the very second.
Markers: The markers indicate the direction the vehicle was moving on its given route.
GPS Points: Based on data collected, we populate the GPS points between the two points.
Raw Data: This is the exact route taken by the vehicle extracted from the GPS data.
Map Matching: This connects the destination and the point of origin.
For more information on trips, visit our 'Questions Regarding Trips' section of the FAQ.