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Government, Business, Technology

Actionable Insights to Avoid Speeding for Conditions and Sitting Duck Situations

What if you could proactively alert your drivers of inclement weather before they are impacted? What if you could provide assistance to your driver who is parked in an unsafe location but may not realize it? By bringing you real-time actionable insight, SmartDrive has solved two of the riskiest situations your drivers are facing today. Both “Sitting Duck”, or unsafe parking, situations and driving too fast for current conditions lead to some of the industry’s largest nuclear verdicts. With winter approaching and unsafe parking continuing to climb due to COVID-19, it’s time to combat these hidden dangers. Join us for an overview of two groundbreaking solutions, live demos and shocking stats that will convince you why you should not drive through another winter without the latest technology to protect your drivers – and your fleet.

September 10, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Breaking News

Omnitracs Acquires Onboard Video Firm SmartDrive

The Omnitracs booth at the 2019 MCE in San Diego The Omnitracs booth at the 2019 ATA Management Conference & Exhibition in San Diego. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Trucking technology supplier Omnitracs has agreed to acquire SmartDrive Systems, one of the transportation industry’s largest providers of onboard cameras and video-based safety systems.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
September 9, 2020
Business, Technology, Safety

Swift Transportation Deploys SmartDrive Across Fleet

Swift Transportation truck John Sommers II for Transport Topics

SmartDrive is deploying its video-based safety program across Swift Transportation’s entire fleet, the company announced June 16.

June 25, 2020
Business, Safety

Catapult Your Way to Safety & Operational Success

You see the headlines, you read the news and wonder … why did that fleet win the award? What are they doing differently than us? These fleets are staying ahead of the competition by continuously testing new ideas and programs, expanding the focus on safety throughout the organization, and successfully managing change -- all the while reaping enviable results. Moderated by: Don Osterberg, industry consultant and former Sr. Vice President of Safety, Security and Driver Training at Schneider National.

September 12, 2019
Safety

Three Proven Strategies to Transform Your Fleet With Data-Driven Decision Making

Three Proven Strategies to Transform Your Fleet With Data-Driven Decision Making

It’s often said in business that you can’t manage what you don’t measure. SmartIQ analytics help fleet managers to understand how their fleet is performing and answer key questions—not just about safety performance, but also driving and coaching performance, fuel consumption, idling, vehicle use and much more. 

September 6, 2019
Government, Business, Technology

Insider Tips from one of the Largest Fleets in North America

The value of video in exoneration, litigation and subrogation is immeasurable. Join Leslie Leazer, Vice President, Corporate Claims & Litigation, Knight-Swift Transportation, as she reveals the process this well-respected fleet uses – and the savings they incur – by using video in the litigation process. From establishing the process to handle claims to subrogating claims when another vehicle is at fault – and everything in between – Leslie will provide the nuts and bolts you need to ensure your fleet is efficient, effective and enabled. With the cost of litigation continuing to increase, you can’t afford to miss this webinar.

May 9, 2019
Business

Coach Your Way to Greatness

Coach Your Way to Greatness

Coaching drivers – with video – is the best way to improve safety in your fleet. Not only will you experience fewer collisions (and near collisions), but you’ll experience savings throughout your fleet and an improved safety culture.

April 20, 2019
Safety

Make Safety "The Right Thing To Do" in 2019

One of the hardest tasks fleet’s face when initiating a safety culture – or even a safety policy – is ensuring buy-in from throughout the organization. Download Selling Safety and learn how to “sell” your safety message to executives, managers and drivers.

January 28, 2019
Business

Trends in Driver Incentive Programs

Recruiting new drivers is hard. That’s why many trucking companies make it their primary mission to retain the drivers they already have. And, with so many retention program options, it’s imperative to know what’s working and what’s most effective.

December 1, 2018
Business, Technology

SmartDrive, Geotab Announce Data Integration Agreement

SmartDrive booth at MCE2018 The SmartDrive booth at MCE. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

AUSTIN, Texas — Video-safety company SmartDrive Systems and telematics provider Geotab have announced a collaboration through which information collected via SmartDrive’s data collection hub can be used with Geotab’s mobile app for a variety of compliance and productivity services, the companies announced here.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
October 30, 2018

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