GreenRoad partners with Smith System to provide driver behaviour training for fleets

GreenRoad has announced that it will partner with Smith System, a provider of collision avoidance driver training, to offer in-vehicle driver safety technology and coaching and instructor lead training.  

The new offering is designed to proactively help organisations worldwide reduce the risk of accidents and risky driving for their mobile based fleets.

Smith System’s instructors provide hands-on training to help drivers master the operation of any type of vehicle and properly react to situations on the road to avoid preventable accidents. It also provides e-learning and instructional DVDs and online videos, providing their programs to drivers all over the world and more than half of the current Fortune 500 fleets on the road today.

GreenRoad monitors a wide range of driving manoeuvers and provides instant feedback for drivers to help reduce driver errors and overall risk for organisations. It also provides a business intelligence platform with customisable reporting and analytics to track individual driver safety scores, reduce fuel consumption and other costs, and enhance overall logistics, compliance and efficiency.

“GreenRoad’s mobile technology application provides drivers immediate feedback on driving behaviour at the same time providing critical data to fleet managers who in turn can apply the Smith System proven training tactics that change driver behaviour,” said Frank Powers, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Smith System.   

Smith System will implement GreenRoad’s in-vehicle monitoring system as part of its curriculum to support behind-the-wheel training and further improve and standardise driver coaching and feedback substantiated with data.

“GreenRoad is excited to team up with Smith System to provide technology-backed driver safety training,” chief executive officer for GreenRoad Zeev Braude said. “Smith System’s proven instructional methodologies and years of unmatched excellence in the field of driver training combined with GreenRoad’s real-time, in-vehicle feedback solution will provide a comprehensive learning experience for fleets looking to train safer drivers and reduce their risk of collision.”

GreenRoad’s safety platform combines driving behaviour and vehicle data with location-based insights to give companies a picture of their workforce’s driving performance while providing drivers with real-time feedback for sustainable improvement. The company focuses on serving commercial and enterprise fleets, shared mobility providers and vehicle manufacturers.

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