LAS VEGAS, Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition, Booth #541 -- SmartDrive Systems, a leader in driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, congratulates Davis Transfer Company on receiving the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) SmartWay 2016 Excellence Award. In recognition of fleets that have optimized the environmental performance and efficiency of their freight management operations, EPA honors only the top two percent of partners, such as SmartDrive customer Davis Transfer, that demonstrate superior environmental performance. Davis Transfer Director of Safety and Personnel Brittany Britt will be available in the SmartDrive booth during the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition, Oct. 1-4, 2016 at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.
"We commend Davis Transfer for its commitment to corporate sustainability and social responsibility and congratulate the fleet on winning the EPA SmartWay Excellence Award," remarked Steve Mitgang, CEO of SmartDrive. "In addition to creating a more environmentally friendly business environment, we also applaud Davis Transfer for its comprehensive approach to safety and focus on constructive coaching and driver retention as core tenets of corporate culture and commercial success."
During the ATA Conference, Britt will discuss Davis Transfer's remarkable results in the SmartDrive booth, #541, on the exhibit floor. During her presentations, Britt will provide an overview of the fleet's safety program; explain why Davis Transfer decided to adopt video and why the leadership team selected SmartDrive, as well as offering key insights gleaned throughout program implementation. Britt will also share how SmartDrive influenced the evolution of Davis Transfer's coaching methodology, positively affected driver retention and led to quantifiable safety advancements. Britt's presentations will take place:
- Monday, Oct. 3 at 11:30 a.m.
- Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 11 a.m.
"I can't say enough about the value of the SmartDrive solution. Since our rollout, SmartDrive has helped us completely transform our driver coaching program, resulting in significantly better driver retention rates and measurably improved safety scores," stated Britt. "With SmartDrive, we can be certain we've done everything possible, as an organization and at the individual driver level to prevent high-risk incidents. Only video provides insights rooted in a full picture of what happens on the road, which has enabled us to reinforce our culture of constructive driver coaching, and prevent collisions and other accidents."
As a result of implementing SmartDrive, Davis Transfer reduced preventable accidents from 62 percent in 2014 to 39 percent in 2016, reduced drivers' use of mobile devices while driving by 73 percent, improved seat belt usage by 66 percent and experienced a 43 percent improvement in safety scores.
About SmartDrive Systems
SmartDrive Systems, the recipient of Frost & Sullivan's Customer Value Leadership Award for Video Safety Solutions, gives fleets and drivers unprecedented driving performance insight and analysis, helping save fuel, expenses and lives. Its video analysis, predictive analytics and personalized performance program help fleets improve driving skills, lower operating costs and deliver significant ROI. With an easy-to-use managed service, fleets and drivers can access and self-manage driving performance anytime, anywhere. The Company, which is ranked as one of the fastest growing companies by Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, has compiled the world's largest storehouse of more than 140 million analyzed risky-driving events. SmartDrive Systems is based in San Diego, Calif., and employs over 500 people worldwide.
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