Azuga® Announces its Q3 Safe Driving Award Recipients at PestWorld 2016

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The connected vehicle technology’s quarterly awards program honors fleets for safe driving and positively enhancing company culture

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The awards program is an extension of Azuga’s innovative and disruptive approach to social telematics that combines driver visibility, gamification and instant rewards for workers.

Azuga, the global leader in fleet vehicle tracking, driver safety and vehicle diagnostics, today announced its top 10 safest fleet customers of Q3 2016 during PestWorld 2016. Every quarter, the company recognizes its safest fleet customers as part of the Azuga Fleet Safe Driving Awards program, which empowers fleets to incorporate safe driving into their operations and culture. Award recipients receive cash rewards, certificates, social media recognition and a prestigious reputation for being top performers among Azuga’s global customer base.

“The awards program is an extension of Azuga’s innovative and disruptive approach to social telematics that combines driver visibility, gamification and instant rewards for workers,” explains Thomas Erdman, president of Azuga Fleet. “The program is proven to provide rich data insights on driver behavior and help reduce accident rates by up to 70 percent.”

Azuga Fleet congratulates the top safest fleets from the third quarter of 2016:

Fleets Managers:

  •     Bob Hill, DeLeers Construction
  •     Steve Evans, Evans Plumbing
  •     Melissa Chorpenning, Gibson's Heating & Plumbing Inc
  •     Jon Erickson, Soils & Structures, Inc
  •     Denny Walker, Ko Olina Transportation
  •     Hank Levesque, APG Electric Inc
  •     Mike Vanderby, Courtice Auto Wreckers Limited
  •     Chris Martin, The K Company Incorporated
  •     Thomas Ejacko, Champion Charter
  •     Bert Miskell, Tri-State Home Services LLC

Scoring and ranking is calculated by using a weighted average of a variety of components, including speeding, hard braking and idling events, which are captured by Azuga Fleet. For each component, the magnitude, duration, frequency and spatio-temporal index are factored to determine the conditions under which these events occurred.

“Our awards program is a unique way to stimulate healthy competition between drivers and fleets and transform positive company culture,” says Nichole Champlin, Azuga’s manager of customer success. “By helping drivers curb poor driving behavior in real-time through social telematics, and offering even greater recognition through the awards program, we’ve seen fleets drastically drive down accidents since the program’s launch in 2015.”

Azuga will be providing demos of its game-changing interactive solution from October 18–October 21 at PestWorld in booth 1331. To learn more about Azuga Fleet’s GPS tracking and driver behavior solutions, and how to enroll in Azuga Fleet’s social telematics program click here.

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About Azuga
Azuga is a leading global connected vehicle platform, helping our customers turn data from vehicles and their use into intelligence that improves operations and safety while reducing cost and risk. Azuga provides reliable end-to-end solutions for commercial fleets, government agencies, insurance companies and automotive industry suppliers, through leading hardware technology, the Azuga One platform, award-winning fleet applications and data analytics.

Our award-winning Azuga Fleet solution is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of vehicles—from the small fleet of one or a few vehicles up to several thousand—and is lauded by our customers for its ease-of-use, robust features and affordable pricing. For more information, visit http://www.azuga.com and follow us on Twitter @Azuga_GPS.

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