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Fleet Response Examines Cause Codes for Fleet Accidents

January 04, 2005

CLEVELAND — Fleet Response, which offers custom designed fleet management services, announced the redefining of internal accident codes to better align the definitions with National Safety Council guidelines and other industry standards. The efforts to more clearly define the accident categories is being lead by David Vance, Fleet Response's director of safety services. This change will provide accident management clients information about common conditions that cause their fleet's accidents. Vance is relying on his 30 years of safety experience to evaluate and determine what information is most useful to fleet managers in reducing risk. “By modifying the accident coding system, we will have a clearer picture of the common conditions each driver encounters,” said Vance. “And our ability to accurately categorize each incident and recognize trends is vital in offering solutions.” Fleet Response's recoding process is a part of a comprehensive safety program that includes an enhanced Web-based service, DHP, Driver History Profile, that combines electronic motor vehicle records and accident claim data to classify drivers into risk categories. The service can monitor and assign training annually or as a driver's risk level elevates. DHP provides a web-based detailed driving history that fleet managers can easily access and review."As an accident management provider, we not only provide accident data and costs, but offer beneficial statistics to recognize common issues and suggest changes to improve safety," said Scott Mawaka, executive vice-president, Fleet Response.
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