Pat Salmon & Sons Renews and Expands Commitment to DriveCam


SAN DIEGO – April 10, 2012 – DriveCam, Inc., a global Driver Risk Management Company, today announced that Pat Salmon & Sons has made a five-year commitment to expand DriveCam’s Managed Services Program – adding 600 vehicles to its currently deployed 800 vehicles. This 1400-vehicle deployment includes all vehicles acquired during Pat Salmon & Sons’ recent acquisition of Mail Contractors of America.

“During the past year, we have seen amazing results with DriveCam,” commented Jim Salmon, President. “Not only have we reduced the frequency of risky events by 60% but we’ve also seen the severity of risky events drop by 53%. The change in driver behavior was immediate once DriveCam was installed in our vehicles. In fact, we’ve seen cell phone use drop by 66% and behavior leading indicators, such as following too close, decrease by 64%.”

“In addition to making our drivers safer, DriveCam helps us identify our riskiest drivers and comply with customer reporting requirements,” commented Jeff Boone, vice president. “DriveCam has provided superb customer support and proved they are the experts in identifying risk and keeping our drivers and communities safe.”

DriveCam 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. This is accomplished using DriveCam’s Driver Science Engine, a classification model that assists in predicting the riskiest drivers within a fleet. Through a patented, iterative process of scoring, prioritizing and tracking the results of driving behaviors, this model identifies those behaviors that will most likely lead to a collision and has provided significant savings by helping fleets more effectively manage their drivers. Driving behaviors are captured through in-cab video, which are objectively reviewed and scored and then passed on to the fleet for use in coaching drivers; video provides the objective context for discussion with drivers about their behavior. Fleets, like Pat Salmon & Sons, manage the DriveCam Program through DriveCam Online®, a web-based online portal.

 “We are proud to continue our relationship with Salmon and applaud their impressive track record and commitment to safety,” commented Brandon Nixon, DriveCam CEO. “Their contract renewal and fleet expansion is a direct result of the results they’ve achieved using DriveCam. As we continue to protect more than 400,000 drivers across 500 commercial and government fleets and more fleets see results similar to Pat Salmon & Sons, we know that our driver-focused solution gets drivers home safely and makes their communities a safer place to live.”

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 compliance and the science of safe and efficient driving, DriveCam reduces collision-related expenses, fuel costs and the risk of audits and lost business for hundreds of commercial fleets worldwide. We identify and address the causes of poor driving by combining sight and sound with real-time, predictive analytics. With over 500 commercial and government fleet clients, DriveCam monitors 20 billion driving miles annually, while protecting more than 400,000 drivers worldwide. For more information, visit