Harsh events are triggered when the accelerometer detects that the vehicle has surpassed a G-force threshold. You can use the settings to configure the harsh event detection sensitivity.
Harsh event sensitivity is set by vehicle type and event type. As you adjust the sliders, you can see the raw values of the thresholds update for each vehicle type.
Please note the sensitivity parameters are sustained acceleration rates of 0.35g (Heavy Duty), 0.4g (Light Duty), 0.6g (Passenger).
To customize the sensitivity, navigate to Settings > Cameras & Safety
- To use Samsara’s recommended thresholds, click on Use Recommended Settings at the top right.
- To set a custom threshold, you can drag the sliders for each harsh event type.
- Move the slider to the left to decrease the sensitivity and reduce the number of harsh events in your Safety Inbox.
- Move the slider to the right to increase the sensitivity and increase the number of harsh events in your Safety Inbox.