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Over 800 Lives Could Be Saved Each Year Using Video-based Driver Safety Technology
Study Determines DriveCam Programme Could Prevent More Than 25,000 Commercial Vehicle Collisions & Nearly 40,000 Injuries Annually in the U.S. Making Roads Safer for All Motorists
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“The results of this study underscore our mission - we harness the power of video, predictive analytics and cloud technologies to prevent collisions, save lives and transform businesses,”
“Someone dies in a vehicle collision in the U.S. every 15 minutes, while approximately 1,750 people were killed and 200,000 people were injured on UK roads in 2012, according to the Department of Transport. Regardless of where in the world these accidents occur, each fatality represents someone’s loved one. The sad truth is that 90% of these tragedies are due to human error and are avoidable. We’re dedicated to using our technology to help professional drivers adopt safer driving habits and measurably reduce the risk that is happening on our roads every day.”
The study demonstrates that the Lytx driver safety programme, fuelled by data captured from multiple technologies and sensors combined with regular driver review and coaching, can help to identify risky driving behaviours and support drivers making them safer on the road every day.
“If driver behaviour is the primary reason for traffic crashes, then approaches that pinpoint and focus on reducing risky driving behaviour are likely to be the most effective in reducing crashes,” said Dr. Jeffrey Hickman of Virginia Tech Transportation Institute in the study. “Motor vehicle crashes are often predictable and preventable. Yet, many drivers choose to behave in ways that put themselves and others at risk for a vehicle crash and/or serious injuries. The most efficacious onboard safety monitoring systems use in-vehicle video technology to gather driving behaviours that can be addressed and corrected, thereby reducing future crash risk.”
The study (http://info.drivecam.com/
Infographic: Using Video-based Driver Safety Technology Saves Lives and Prevents Collisions (http://info.drivecam.com/
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At Lytx Europe Ltd. (formerly DriveCam Ltd.), we harness the power of data to change human behaviour and help good companies become even better. Our flagship product, DriveCam powered by Lytx™, sets the standard for driver safety in the industries we serve. We protect more than 950 commercial and government fleet clients worldwide who drive billions of miles annually. Our clients realise significant ROI by lowering operating and insurance costs, while achieving greater efficiency and compliance. Most of all, we strive to help save lives – on our roads and in our communities, every day. Lytx Europe Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lytx Inc. and is privately held with offices in London and headquarters in San Diego. For more information, visit www.lytx.co.uk
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