ATLANTA–The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) will be host to a one-and-a-half-day transportation symposium, titled Improving Fleet Safety. Topics include in-vehicle technology, smart vehicles and other new technologies, event recorders, and using safety programs to retain employees. The sessions and discussions will focus on new challenges faced within the transportation industry, management processes, and best practices that can be implemented to move programs, organizations, and careers forward.

The symposium will be held Sept. 12–13, from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. on Wednesday and 8 a.m.–1 p.m. on Thursday. It will be held at the UPS Corporate Offices in Atlanta, Ga.

Presenters include representatives from the Georgia Institute of Technology, UPS, Intelligent Transportation Society of America, Jet Express, the ASSE Transportation Practice Specialty group, Norvartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, FedEx Express, and the National Tank Truck Carriers, Inc.

To register for the symposium, contact ASSE customer service at (847) 699-2929 or visit

Originally posted on Fleet Financials