Securitas announced it has partnered with GreenRoad to improve driver safety among its 11,000 employees.
According to the company, GreenRoad technology will allow Securitas to track the movements of its fleet, monitoring driver behavior, such as harsh braking, cornering, lane handling, acceleration and speeding.
Each vehicle will be fitted with technology providing real-time data, cascaded to an online reporting and analytics platform. This will enable Securitas to track its entire fleet, while monitoring driver behavior.
“As a security provider, our dedication to safety extends beyond protecting clients through our specialist services,” said Yvonne Hinckley, mobile operations manager at Securitas. “By partnering with GreenRoad, we are taking measurable steps to protect our employees and other road users. We look forward to having a positive impact on our community by improving driver safety.”
“If a company the size of Securitas UK can reduce incident rates and risky maneuvers among its employee base, that can have a significant ripple effect on the safety of UK roads,” said John Gorbutt, regional lead at GreenRoad. “These are the types of systematic safety improvements we hope to drive and it speaks volumes about Securitas UK’s culture of safety that they’ve chosen to make this investment.”
The technology is currently being installed in Securitas vehicles across the UK and will be fully implemented by October 2017.