ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations added SmartDrive to its suite of featured products for the trucking industry.
The announcement comes just ahead of ATA's annual Management Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas where SmartDrive, a provider of driving intelligence solutions that can reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, will be one of the hundreds of exhibitors demonstrating products.
"Safety and fuel consumption are among the greatest challenges facing motor carriers today," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. "And with the hard work and innovation of companies like SmartDrive, fleets have more tools than ever before to overcome those challenges."
By incorporating real-time, in-vehicle video with data from onboard computer diagnostics, SmartDrive helps fleets improve their drivers' performance, thus reducing crashes and improving fuel efficiency. The system shows safety directors and dispatchers when, where and how their vehicles are being driven while giving drivers real time, in-cab feedback to foster improved driving performance and safety.
"SmartDrive is excited to work with the American Trucking Associations to bring driving intelligence technology to ATA members that demonstrates real fuel savings and safety improvements," said Steve Mitgang, SmartDrive CEO. "Our unique combination of video analysis and predictive analytics are today's game films for the drivers, helping them learn how to perform at their best. It's a powerful approach that delivers material results, over 50%+ reduction in collisions and 15%+ reduction in fuel savings."
To learn more on how SmartDrive can improve driver performance, visit booth #1043 at the ATA Management Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas or call (866) 447-5650 toll free.
American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation's freight. Follow ATA on Twitter or on Facebook. Good stuff. Trucks Bring It!
SmartDrive delivers innovative solutions that make it easy to improve driver safety and reduce operating cost. SmartDrive records comprehensive video-based data from the road, then thoroughly reviews and scores critical events for fleet managers to quickly respond and deliver sustainable savings - all through an easy-to-use managed service. The company has compiled the world's largest storehouse - more than 44 million events - of real-time, risky-driving incidents. SmartDrive Systems is based in San Diego, CA, and employs over 375 people worldwide. For more information, please visit www.smartdrive.net.
SOURCE American Trucking Associations