Vehicle video system company Smartdrive has become a recognised FTA Van Excellence provider.
SmartDrive joins other participating providers in their efforts to enhance standards of van operator compliance, celebrate operators who demonstrate excellence and represent the interests of the van industry.
The SmartDrive system provides fleet managers with a comprehensive view of risky driving performance, giving them the right tools to reduce preventable collisions and exonerate not at fault drivers, all through an easy to use, cost effective, web-based managed service.
“With its multi-level driver risk management system, combining video, driving intelligence and personalised driver performance profiles and coaching queues, SmartDrive is an ideal addition to our impressive cadre of recognised partners,” said Mark Cartwright, head of vans and LCVs at the FTA.
“A key area of the Van Excellence scheme is a focus on improving the safety of van and light commercial drivers and other road users, and SmartDrive shares our vision of actively supporting our members and other van users to improve driving performance and on-road safety.”
Aidan Rowsome, vice president EMEA at SmartDrive, added: “Our approval as a recognised partner of the FTA Van Excellence scheme is a clear endorsement of our proactive approach to driver safety performance. We look forward to working closely with the Van Excellence team to educate and assist van and light commercial fleets achieve continuous improvement in on-road safety.”