VIDEO: Distracted Driving --- An Accident Waiting to Happen

The CEI Group Inc., a leading fleet accident management and driver safety company, is reaching out to its more than 100,000 DriverCare fleet customer drivers with a high-impact video warning about the dangers distracted driving.

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The video is the latest addition to the company’s library of driving safety lessons and videos available through the DriverCare fleet safety and risk management service.  The video was released in recognition of “Distracted Driving Awareness Month.” 

The five-minute production, “Distracted Driving: An Accident Waiting to Happen,” tells the tragic story of Casey Feldman, a 21-year-old college senior who was killed by a distracted driver in Ocean City, N.J., in 2009. She was simply walking across an intersection to her summer job. The video also incorporates footage from featuring interviews with Feldman’s mother and friends. Some of the friends admit they’ve also driven distracted in the past. “What will it take to change the way we drive?” Casey’s mournful mother asks.

Brian Kinniry, CEI’s senior manager of risk and safety services, opens the video with an appeal to prevent distracted driving. 

The video was produced by CEI Studios, a new unit at the company’s headquarters in Trevose, Pa. The video production unit provides customized video content for CEI customers. 

“Having this new video production capability is making a real difference for our customers,” Kinniry said. “There’s no doubt that driver compliance increases when you provide customized content that speaks directly to them in their workplace.” 

CEI is a major provider of technology-enhanced vehicle accident, driver safety and fleet risk management services. The company’s provider network consists of about 4,000 collision repair shops in North America, and includes nearly 1,000 truck collision repair centers. CEI customers include self-insured commercial, institutional and government fleets, directly and through alliances with fleet leasing companies. CEI also provides vehicle direct-repair program outsourcing to leading property and casualty insurance companies.

Founded in 1983, CEI has headquarters near Philadelphia and field sales offices in Trevose, Pa.; Tulsa, Okla; and Lake in the Hills, Ill.

In 2000, CEI launched the DriverCare line of services, which includes fleet risk management, MVR ordering and compliance, on-line and behind-the-wheel driver safety training and a safety newsletter.

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