Danella Companies Adopts SmartDrive Safety Program and Improves Fleet Safety Score by 79 Percent
World-Class Construction Services Company Lowers Litigation Costs and Improves Driver Retention with Video-Based Safety Solution
SAN DIEGO, October 6, 2015 — SmartDrive Systems, a leader in driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, today announced that Danella Companies, Inc., a leader in construction services for the utility industry, has implemented SmartDrive’s video-based safety program across its fleet of nearly 200 vehicles. In the first three months following adoption, Danella saw critical improvements in key driver safety indicators, including a 79 percent increase in driver seatbelt usage, 40 percent reduction in speeding, 33 percent drop in unsafe following and a 29 percent decrease in handheld device usage. Overall, the fleet experienced a 79 percent improvement in its safety score complemented by a reduction in litigation expenses, better driver retention and greater operational efficiency.
- Posted by Melissa.Senoff@smartdrive.net
- On October 6, 2015