Industry veteran to serve as Strategic Program Manager focused on supporting Commercial Trucking Fleets
SAN DIEGO, CA, October 17, 2013 — SmartDrive Systems, a leader in driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, today announced that Marty Fletcher has joined its management team as a Strategic Program Manager. Mr. Fletcher brings over 40 years of engineering experience in the automotive and trucking industries. A fuel efficiency specialist, specifically in the combination of vehicle systems, drivetrain and aerodynamics, Marty has also served as a Party Liaison to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) for accident investigations, particularly for accidents involving collision avoidance systems, a Participant Fleet Administrator for the Intelligent Vehicle Initiative conducted by the DOT, NHTSA, and FMCSA and a Fleet Administrator for the EPA SmartWay Program.
“It has been a long time since I’ve seen a product that delivers such immediate and measurable results on fleet safety, helping reduce collisions and therefore save lives,” stated Fletcher. “I am enthusiastic about the future of this company, and more importantly, its effect on the safety of our drivers and roads.”
“We’re thrilled to have Marty join the team,” said Steve Mitgang, CEO of SmartDrive. “Our dedicated team of Strategic Program Managers is focused on one goal – helping fleets achieve the greatest benefit possible from the program. With Marty’s background in fuel efficiency and his devoted interest in improving safety, we know he will have an immediate impact for our customers, becoming a natural extension of their safety team.”
About SmartDrive Systems
SmartDrive Systems gives commercial fleets and transit agency operators 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, commercial fleets and transit agency operators can access and self-manage driving performance anytime, anywhere. The company has compiled the world’s largest storehouse of more than 60 million analyzed risky-driving events. SmartDrive Systems is based in San Diego, CA, and employs over 400 people worldwide.
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