SmartDrive Systems Inc. has hired Training Alternatives Group founder Pete Van Beek as director of safety & driver training. Van Beek will head client support, driver oversight, client consultations, driver safety training and fleet safety reviews.
“Pete’s expertise in driver training will close the driver behavioral modification loop by helping companies keep their people safe on the nation’s roads,” said Andrew Nickerson, vp of business development. “What’s more, through Pete, SmartDrive can be more proactive in preventing risky, dangerous driving and costly crashes.”
Van Beek brings to SmartDrive a driver safety course and interactive video that covers defensive driving techniques, strategies for hazardous driving environments and the effects of drugs and alcohol on driving safety.