Working with WASL is now available for Wialon users in Saudi Arabia

14 June, 2021
Tim Scherbakov
WASL integration

We have good news for Wialon partners in Saudi Arabia: we have launched the data sending from Wialon to WASL.

What is WASL? 

WASL is an e-platform created by the Public Transport Authority of Saudi Arabia to monitor and control land transport to raise its quality, safety, and security.

All trucks and heavy-duty vehicle owners in Saudi Arabia are obliged to report the location of their fleets to the government. In addition to the vehicle location, the following data is also reported to the WASL platform: 

  • driver’s birth date, phone number, license number;
  • company’s legal entity number, manager’s name, phone number;
  • information on the truck weight.

How does this information help make transportation safer? WASL allows checking drivers’ eligibility to work in the field and validates their security status.

In other words, it helps prevent situations when unlicensed establishments or licensed establishments with vehicles and drivers that do not comply with the requirements are rendering services illegally. It creates a safer transportation environment within the country. At the same time, it prevents accidents and road abuse. As using the system is obligatory, the fleet owners might get considerable fines if the information isn’t sent.

Sending driving info to WASL

WASL now works with Wialon

We have been working on this project for quite some time, and now we are delighted to let you know that this service is already available for both Wialon Hosting and Wialon Local.

We know that previously, Wialon partners and their customers had to use some third-party solutions or even their own software developments to send data to WASL. There is no need to do it any longer: with Wialon, they can now comply with the law.

Data sending can be configured within a few minutes and is now fully implemented for trucks. API versions for other types of transport may be implemented later this year.

We hope that Wialon partners in Saudi Arabia will benefit from an all-in-one telematics solution without the need to use third-party apps. 

Hardware and settings 

In order to use the WASL service, you will need a device that is able to send coordinates in chronological order, can detect crashes and external power, and supports a weight sensor connected to it. The rest will be handled by Wialon.

We have prepared a step-by-step user manual that will help you start working with WASL. 

All the relevant information necessary for WASL operation is entered to Wialon: 

  • сompany details are entered to the user properties in CMS;
  • driver details are entered to custom fields of the driver properties; 
  • vehicle details, such as its type and plate number, are entered into custom fields of the unit properties.

We have also prepared ready-made WLP files (files with data from a Wialon unit) to help you speed up the configuration process. You can request them together with the manual by sending us a message at sales@gurtam.com or to your personal manager.


To learn more about WASL, visit their official website. Additionally, on our blog, read articles on similar integrations with Wialon in other countries such as HU-GO integration in Hungary, BG Toll in Bulgaria, and European Sixfold.

Contact us at sales@gurtam.com to get the configuration manual and necessary settings as well as answers to any WASL-related questions.

Tim Scherbakov
Tim Scherbakov
Tim is a Senior Wialon Implementation Manager working with partners from the APAC region. He is a great help for them in everything that relates to project implementation. Tim also works with strategic initiatives (e.g. WASL integration) and trains potential clients at the pre-sales step.

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