February 6, 2023
Driving Dynamics Acquisition & Trends: A Conversation with Smith System’s Douglas
Fleet Forward’s Fast Forward video series connects leaders in fleet, tech, and automotive to show what the future holds for fleets of all types.
In episode 26, Bobit Fleet Group Editor Chris Brown interviews Tony Douglas, president and CEO of Smith Systems. Douglas describes Smith’s recent acquisition of Driving Dynamics and how the combined company will be structured. Douglas also shares the latest trends in fleet safety training, and the pressing issues in safety that fleets face today.
🎙Topics & Timestamps:
1:00 Tony gets into the details of the Driving Dynamics acquisition.
4:00 How has fleet safety training changed in the last few years?
6:40 What are fleet clients looking for in safety training today, and how will the new combined company meet those needs?
10:40 Tony explains which stakeholders need to be more involved in mitigating distracted driving, and the number one way to disable distractions behind the wheel.
14:15 Are ADAS systems effective, or delivering a false sense of security to drivers?
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