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5 Easy Tips to Make Public Transit Safer and Greener

Transit agencies are tasked with providing safe travels for riders and operators, while keeping operational and fuel costs down. We’ve found through our public transit research that safe driving and efficient driving go hand-in-hand; when you do one, you’re doing the other. As a result of this research, we’ve come up with some easy-to-follow tips that agencies can teach their operators to keep everyone safe and improve MPG by up to 19% — saving up to $3,400 per vehicle per year.

SmartDrive video wins APTA AdWheel Award

Using both live footage and animation, the Eco-Driving Training video introduces SmartDrive Safety's simple, smooth driving techniques that promote safety and fuel efficiency within public transit.

L.A. paratransit provider reduces claims by 50.2 percent

Results from the second quarter of 2011 show that Access Services lowered the number of claims by 50.2 percent compared to the baseline period, during which in-vehicle recording equipment was calibrated and drivers and supervisors were trained.

SmartDrive to equip Ride Right with safety program

Uses in-vehicle recorders to capture detailed video and vehicle data during sudden stops, swerves, collisions and other events. Captured data is sent to professional safety reviewers who evaluate the events. Fleet managers then use these results to improve fleet performance and overall driving safety.