Operations

DriveCam Releases Study on Vehicle Crashes

Posted on April 28, 2004 by LCT Staff - Also by this author - About the author

SAN DIEGO – DriveCam Video Systems released the white paper “Bringing Down the Cost of Vehicle Crashes: The Impact of the DriveCam Driving Feedback System on Insurance Costs for Commercial Fleets.” The white paper analyzes and examines the costs and root causes of motor vehicle crashes, especially as they pertain to commercial fleets.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motor vehicle collisions cost the United States more than $230 billion each year.

For fleets, the costs include both insured and uninsured expenses. In examining these costs, the white paper considers the relationship between losses and insurance rates, the effect on worker’s compensation costs and preventative actions taken by fleets. It also includes two case studies involving fleets that use the DriveCam Driving Feedback System to reduce collisions.

“To reduce expenses, insurance carriers are looking for ways to help customers reduce losses,” said Ed Andrew, president of DriveCam. “Fleets are taking on more of the cost of crashes, which leads them to focus on internal fleet safety programs. This white paper discusses ways to effectively reduce the frequency and severity of collisions by managing and improving driving behavior.”

The paper was written by Kennith D. Brock, CSP, who is a senior partner with Strategic Safety Solutions, LLC, a risk and safety consulting firm. It’s available by contacting DriveCam at (866) 419-861 or at htt p://www.drivecam/docs/InsuranceWhitePaper.pdf

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Windy City Limousine & Bus Wins "Best Of" Award

The company's diverse fleet and years of experience have earned it many achievements.

Fugitaboutit! Operators Deal With NYC Traffic Woes

Weather and mass transit delays always create additional problems, but 50,000 TNC vehicles ratchet up congestion.

Arkansas Operation Recognized As Small Business of the Year

Pinnacle Car Services, Inc. recieved the accolade from the Greater Bentonville Bella Vista Chamber of Commerce.

How To Make Your Buses Comply With The Latest Rules

eNews Exclusive: Joe Guinn guides operators on the best ways to prepare for the large leap from sedans and SUVs to buses and motorcoaches.

What Is The Future Of The New Luxury Traveler?

There is a growing demand for more human connectedness and meaningful experiences for both adults and children.

See More News

Facebook Comments ()

Comments (0)

Post a Comment

Submit

Blog

See More

LCT Store

LCT Magazine - May 2017 $12.95 Post International LCT Show Issue COVER STORY: * Best Operators of 2017: Their Winning Secrets Revealed * *



Connect

Experience the three annual industry events for networking for business, showcasing vehicles and products, and getting the tools for success.

Read About Your Region

What’s Happening Near You?
Click on any state to see the latest industry news and events in that region.

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Metro Magazine

Serving the bus and passenger rail industries for more than a century

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

Please sign in or register to .    Close