Project Description

Today’s drivers are being bombarded with myriad in-cab and hand- held technology offerings continue to impact the safe operation of vehicles. NHTSA reported driver distraction in 2015 alone, 3,477 people were killed, and 391,000 were injured in crashes involving distracted drivers with this trend continuing in 2017 with over 3,000 lives lost. The learning objectives for this presentation are: 1) Use of technology solutions to prevent distracted driving potential reduce the number of accidents; 2) Creation of risk profiles to using telematic solutions to proactively detect and analyze risky driver behavior; and 3) Discussion of emerging technology available in the market to eliminate in-cab driver distractions.

Download PDF file here: Combating Driver Distraction