Waste Connections Commits to DriveCam


SAN DIEGO – February 10, 2011 – DriveCam, Inc., a global Driver Risk Management Company, today announced that Waste Connections, one of the largest solid waste companies in North America, has signed a 5-year contract to renew  DriveCam’s Managed Service Program across its entire fleet of 4,000 vehicles. In addition, Waste Connections has committed to including DriveCam’s latest product release, Fleet Tracking, on all of its vehicles over the same term.

“Due to the reliability of DriveCam, our partnership during the past four years has resulted in some very positive results in the overall safety performance at Waste Connections,” commented Darrell Chambliss, Waste Connections Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. “We’ve seen good results with DriveCam.  The DriveCam product and information provided through Managed Services continually drives change in employee behavior thereby reducing accidents and allowing our company to focus on our number one operating value: SAFETY.  Because of these results, we’re adding Fleet Tracking to our entire fleet to increase productivity and compliance. DriveCam is ideal for waste operations, such as ours, and takes us to the next level in ensuring safety within our communities. ”

Through deep industry experience with comparable fleets, DriveCam has adapted its technology and Program to deliver the most efficient solution for large scale fleets like Waste Connections to maximize results in safety, and now fleet operating costs and productivity.

Seamlessly integrated into DriveCam’s DC3 event recorder and DriveCam Online, DriveCam’s Fleet Tracking Solution provides a real-time view of fleet operations, ensuring compliance and improving productivity. Additionally, Trip History provides a comprehensive picture of both operational and safety concerns.

“We are proud to be working with Waste Connections,” commented DriveCam CEO Brandon Nixon. “With large fleets like Waste Connections, industry experience and the ability to scale are critical to minimizing the costs associated with risky driving. As evidenced by our Managed Services Program and Fleet Tracking Solution, DriveCam continues to innovate to bring exceptional value to long-standing clients, such as Waste Connections.”

About Waste Connections, Inc.

Waste Connections (NYSE: WCN) is an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly secondary markets in the Western and Southern U.S. The Company serves more than two million residential, commercial and industrial customers across 27 states. It also provides intermodal services for the movement of solid waste and cargo containers in the Pacific Northwest.

About DriveCam Inc.

As proven experts in the science of safe and efficient driving, DriveCam prevents collisions and reduces fuel costs by improving the way people drive. Our solution addresses the causes of poor driving by combining data and video analytics with real-time driver feedback and coaching, resulting in reductions in collision-related costs and fuel consumption in over 150,000 commercial vehicles. In addition, DriveCam has monitored and analyzed data from over 3 billion driving miles and holds the world’s largest database of risky driving, which is continually used to improve proprietary analytics and deliver insights into transportation industry trends. DriveCam was recently recognized as #30 in The Wall Street Journal’s listing of Top 50 Venture-Backed Companies.

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