Fleet Telematics Custom Routes Developer's Guide

Introduction

This document introduces the Fleet Telematics Custom Routes and:

  • explains key concepts
  • provides examples
  • documents resources and query parameters
  • documents response structures and data types

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What Is the Fleet Telematics Custom Routes?

The HERE Fleet Telematics Custom Routes is a REST API that allows you to request routes on a custom road network using overlay maps that you have modified. You can submit overlay maps with modifications, such as block road links, remove restrictions from road links, or insert new road links into the network. The modifications that you submit, as part of your overlay maps, are only visible to you but not to other customers. Also, these modifications are not uploaded to the official HERE map.

Why Use the Fleet Telematics Custom Routes?

Fleet Telematics Custom Routes addresses the following use cases:

Table 1. Main features of the HERE Fleet Telematics Custom Routes
Feature Description
Route the last mile for private roads You can add private roads for your facilities, such as to allow your fleets to route to the destination entrance or the loading dock.
Plan for short term construction works You can block road links that may be closed for short term construction works, and add a temporary road section, such as exits, for the duration of the construction.
Avoid certain roads You can block certain road links that your fleet, or certain vehicle types within your fleet, should not use.
Enable roads Customer can open certain road links for their fleet, because their vehicles have special permissions.
Consider environmental conditions You can block roads for your fleet against certain environmental conditions, such as slippery roads from rain or melting snow, flooding or falling rocks.