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Add 'Cheese' to Ensure Safe Bus Operations

| December 27, 2017

I suspect you may be wondering what cheese has to do with safety? The connection is not so obvious. At least it wasn’t for me, until Steven Dallman of the Transportation Safety Institute introduced me to the work of Dr. James Reason and his Swiss Cheese Model of system failure.

Evolving video tech to solve the toughest fleet problems

Security and Safety | October 10, 2017

Recorded video can be organized with tags that are associated with hardwired triggers — like when a ramp is deployed — or cloud-based triggers from third-party software, like collision avoidance systems.

Technology| September 15, 2017

Bus driver app provides safe, accessible vehicle route info

SmartBusRoute provides real-time routing and navigation while avoiding low bridges and roads that are inaccessible for buses.

Technology| August 28, 2017

Lytx report details impact of solar eclipse on drivers

Analyzing its database of more than 70 billion driving miles, Lytx looked back at driving event data for the daylight hours of Mondays for the past five months to benchmark the normal volume and type of Monday driving behaviors.

Security and Safety | June 19, 2017

Officials mull using Madison buses for texting-while-driving surveillance

The plan, contigent on a federal grant, would give deputies the ability to search for distracted drivers from a higher vantage point.

Management & Operations| April 12, 2017

D.C. Metro fires 20 train, bus operators for policy violations

The employees were terminated for violating drug and alcohol abuse, and cell phone policies.

Bus| March 16, 2017

Lytx recognizes 'Driver of the Year' with award

The company presented its Driver of the Year and Coach of the Year awards to users of its DriveCam video telematics program who demonstrate exceptional performance.

March 15, 2017

The Challenge of Reporting Near-Miss Bus Operation Incidents

Nobody questions the value of reviewing vehicle “near-miss” incidents; however, there are plenty of skeptics out there harboring doubts that bus operators will actually report themselves committing unsafe acts. Often, when the subject of self-reporting is being discussed, it is greeted by swells of suppressed laughter by those familiar with human nature.

Security and Safety | February 21, 2017

Lytx lands London DriveCam system contract

With its previous "red light/green light" limited-data telematics solution, the London Sovereign team would only know if an erratic driving incident occurred, making it difficult to generate an accurate score of safe driving performance.

January 11, 2017

The Hidden Factor in Bus Accidents when Human Error is the Cause

It happens every day. A pedestrian sees a bus barreling down the road but is convinced he can make his way to the other side without harm. Most of the time he’s right, and the only harm done is to the driver’s skyrocketing blood pressure.


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