Technology’s Impact on Accident Management
Rich Radi, director, ARI Driver Excellence shared the latest trends in accident management with Work Truck magazine. Along with his peers from various fleet management companies, Radi discussed the use of technology to reduce accidents, the biggest impact on accident management costs, the latest trends and best practices, and what the future may look like.
Opportunities exist to both increase the overall safety of a fleet and lower accident costs, especially with emerging technologies. According to Radi, minimizing poor driving habits, addressing issues when they do occur and mitigating expensive accidents are ways to control expenses.
“Without question, one of the most important things an organization can do is implement a comprehensive driver safety program that properly sets expectations for driving performance, assesses driving skills as part of the onboarding process, continuously monitors driver behavior, and provides personalized training to help drivers improve skills in areas that need improvement,” Radi said.