Utility vehicles: Alert Driving, a provider of web-based driver risk management solutions, has announced the launch of Hazard Perception 360, an interactive mobile driver risk assessment solution. The new release builds on Alert Driving’s proven, industry-standard Hazard Perception Evaluation program.
Hazard Perception Evaluation is designed to identify high-risk drivers by assessing their risk awareness and reaction time across six core safe driving categories. Based on each individual’s specific deficiencies, the program assigns targeted training to mitigate a driver’s assessed risk.
The advancements made with Hazard Perception 360 include:
• A web-based, mobile application that does not require a company to download an app to launch the program;
• A 45% larger clickable, interactive area; and
• An enhanced driver scoring algorithm that more accurately pinpoints a driver’s deficiencies and risk rating.
“AlertDriving was the first company in the marketplace to bring the Hazard Perception Evaluation to fleets,” said Matthew Latreille, Vice President of Digital Marketing and Innovation at AlertDriving. “The fact that AlertDriving can deliver this highly interactive solution to mobile devices without the hassle of app stores or installations makes for a seamless program launch.”
The initial release of Hazard Perception 360 is customized specifically for iPad users and available in nine countries, including; the United States, the United Kingdom, Slovakia, Argentina, Brazil, Philippines, Czech, Italy, and Russia. Further expansion to additional countries will occur throughout 2014 with new versions for other tablets such as the Samsung GalaxyTab and Google Nexus coming on stream during the same timeframe.
“With the ever-increasing use of mobile technology and growing mobile workforce, there needs to be a change in the way training is delivered to drivers,” said Rob Martin, Vice President of Sales at AlertDriving. “We’re at the forefront of this change, with Hazard Perception 360 allowing companies to bring the training to the drivers wherever they are,” Rob Martin continued. “This results in a seamless delivery of the training, increased productivity for employees and ultimately a reduction in collisions, personal injuries, and financial cost on the road.”
Established in 1998, AlertDriving pioneered web-based driver risk management and has trained over 1,200,000 drivers worldwide. The company’s fully customizable, driver risk management platform, has helped clients significantly reduce their collisions, injuries, costs and liability exposure.