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Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Implements DriveCam Across Entire Fleet

Aug 25/2010 PRESS RELEASE

SAN DIEGO – August 26, 2010 – DriveCam Inc., a global Driver Risk Management (DRM) company, announced that the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) has selected DriveCam as its exclusive provider of behavior-based risk mitigation solutions to help reduce vehicle damage, workers’ compensation claims and personal injury through accident prevention. Metro also anticipates that the system will help save fuel as a result of improved driving habits.

This full-fleet deployment over a multiple-year contract is the result of an extensive nine-month analysis by Metro of the DriveCam Managed Services program capabilities. The detailed study and selection validates the power of DriveCam’s video-based solution for delivering safety improvements and bottom line financial benefits.

“We believe DriveCam’s expertise will help us provide our customers with even safer bus service,” said Jack Requa, Metro Assistant General Manager of Bus Services. “But many others will benefit from this partnership with DriveCam, including operators, pedestrians and other drivers on the road.”

Metro Chief Safety Officer James Dougherty said DriveCam will help Metrobus operations by “identifying risky behavior” before the behavior results in an incident. “This is another tool that we will have to train our personnel to focus on safety,” he said.

“With large vehicles and a mix of stop-and-go driving in densely populated areas, transit buses have many safety challenges,” said Brandon Nixon, DriveCam CEO. “DriveCam’s solution enables clients like Metro to proactively protect the safety of their drivers and the passengers they serve by identifying and correcting risky driving behaviors. We are proud to have Metro part of our client portfolio.”

About DriveCam Inc.
DriveCam is a global Driver Risk Management company that dramatically reduces fuel expenses and claims costs – while saving lives – by improving the way people drive. By combining sight and sound, expert analysis and driver coaching, DriveCam has reduced vehicle damages, workers’ compensation and personal injury costs by more than 50 percent and fuel consumption by up to 10% in over 130,000 commercial and government vehicles. DriveCam has analyzed data from over 2 billion driving miles and holds the world’s largest database of actual risky driving events, which the company uses to continually improve its proprietary analytics and scoring. DriveCam has been included on Inc. Magazine’s list of the 500 fastest-growing, privately held companies in the U.S. for three consecutive years and was most recently listed as #30 in The Wall Street Journal’s latest listing of Top 50 Venture-Backed Companies, “The Next Big Thing.” For more information, visit www.drivecam.com.
About Washington Metro

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) was created by an interstate compact in 1967 to plan, develop, build, finance and operate a balanced regional transportation system in the national capital area. The Authority began building its rail system in 1969, acquired four regional bus systems in 1973, and began operating the first phase of Metrorail in 1976. Metro began its paratransit service, MetroAccess, in 1994. Today, Metrorail serves 86 stations and has 106 miles of track. Metrobus serves the nation’s capital 24 hours a day, seven days a week with 1,500 buses. Metrorail and Metrobus serve a population of 3.4 million within a 1,500-square mile jurisdiction and transports about 430,000 passengers throughout the national capital region each weekday.

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