Pat Salmon & Sons Commits to DriveCam


SAN DIEGO – May 3, 2011 – DriveCam, Inc., a global Driver Risk Management Company, today announced that Pat Salmon & Sons has made a five-year commitment to deploy DriveCam’s Managed Services solution throughout its entire fleet. With postal contracts and operations in 26 states, Salmon is one of the leading suppliers of bulk mail delivery for the United States Postal Service.

“Pat Salmon’s decision to deploy DriveCam was based on a competitive trial, which resulted in an immediate change in driver behavior and a reduction in accidents,” commented Jeff Boone, vice president. “DriveCam provided superb customer support, and proved they are the expert in identifying risk and keeping our drivers and communities safe.”

For Salmon, DriveCam adapted its technology to support the operational needs of key Salmon business contracts. “We were impressed with how DriveCam was able to capture a variety of operational data from the cab and sync that data with our backend reporting system,” said Jeff Boone. “DriveCam’s solution will not only make our drivers safer, but will help us reduce operating costs and comply with customer reporting requirements.” 

“We are proud to be working with Salmon and applaud their impressive track record and commitment to safety,” commented Brandon Nixon, DriveCam CEO. “We appreciate being recognized for the proven service and savings we provide. With large fleets like Pat Salmon, industry experience and the ability to scale are critical to minimizing the costs associated with risky driving.”

About Pat Salmon & Sons

Since its beginnings in 1946, Pat Salmon & Sons has maintained a very conservative philosophy in its business operations as a streamlined, low-overhead organization specializing in transporting the mail. Salmon has always been on the cutting edge of technology in its equipment and maintenance facilities. Over the past 20 years, Salmon has expanded through timely and well-positioned acquisitions toward an extensive network of maintenance and dispatch facilities throughout the southeast, Midwest, southwest, and western regions of the United States.

Pat Salmon & Sons is the only highway transportation company to ever win the coveted and prestigious Quality Supplier Award from the United States Postal Service.

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.