Case Study

Annett goes the extra mile to ensure passenger safety

84%

reduction in cellular phone use while driving

61% 

fewer traffic violations

58% 

reduction in event severity

Annett Used the Lytx Driver Safety Program to Help Reduce Distracted Driving and Traffic Violations

As one of the most respected family-owned motor coach companies in North America, Annett Bus Lines has a reputation for quality, reliability, and safety. And co-owner David Annett never takes that for granted. With more than forty-five motor coaches across multiple states, knowing where its vehicles are and exactly what’s happening on the road is critical to protecting the company and its passengers and drivers. 

The DriveCam Difference

Annett implemented the Lytx® Driver Safety Program to improve fleet accountability, reduce risky driving behaviors, and increase visibility into how drivers perform when incidents occur. With DriveCam® video clips, Annett is able to identify the causes of driving incidents and coach drivers who demonstrated risky driving behavior. The Driver Safety Program helped provide the company with the comfort that comes with knowing the truth. Annett drivers view DriveCam event recorders as driving companions that help keep them and their passengers safe. And when they do everything right, they now have video to help prove it.

"I actually feel the [Driver Safety] program helps me sleep better at night, because if something happens, I'll know exactly what occurred. The video speaks for itself."

David Annett, Co-owner, Annett Bus Lines

Annett becomes one of the safest fleets in the industry

Using the Driver Safety Program along with coaching, positive driver recognition, and continued education programs has enabled Annett to become among the safest fleets in the industry: they’ve maintained the highest DoD (Department of Defense) rating through two bi-annual inspections and the highest United States DOT (Department of Transportation) rating through a recent focused compliance review.

Problem

  • Needed visibility into where vehicles are and exactly what’s happening on the road for over 45 motor coaches across multiple states

Results

  • Received highest DoD (Department of Defense) rating through two bi-annual inspections
  • Saw reduction in cellular phone use while driving, event severity and traffic violations

Solution

  • Implemented the Lytx® Driver Safety Program to improve fleet accountability, reduce risky driving behaviors, and increase visibility into how drivers perform when incidents occur.

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