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Wednesday, October 14 • 11:15am - 12:30pm
Managing Young Drivers & Your Fleet Risk

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What’s the best way to manage your fleet exposure when you have a range of vehicles and some of these vehicles are being driven by young adults? Accidents statistics tell us one thing about humans: they are sometimes lousy drivers. In fact, statistics show us that drivers are a causal factor in more than 90 percent of all vehicle accidents and young drivers are especially high risk. From a risk management perspective, that places colleges and universities in a unique position.
Insights from research into human factors and vehicle safety based on the latest naturalistic driving studies involving young adult drivers will be shared. We will also discuss fleet management best practices and technologies colleges and universities can use to help reduce exposure to vehicle accidents.

As a result of participating in this session, attendees will:
 Use research, statistics and tools to help their organization understand risks particular to young drivers.
 Gain insight into technologies that their organization can use to manage fleet risk.
 Take home a self-assessment check list for driver and fleet management risk.

Speakers
avatar for Daniel Brown

Daniel Brown

Technical Manager, Transportation Risk Control Services, Travelers
Daniel Brown is technical manager for Travelers Transportation Risk Control Services. He provides internal technical support on vehicle safety, fleet management and commercial vehicle operations. He also consults with customers on fleet safety best practices and manages customer resource development, including quarterly Driver Management Quick Tip webinars and customer newsletters. Recent projects have involved studying the safety impact of... Read More →
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Charlie Klauer

Research Scientist, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, Virginia Tech
Dr. Charlie Klauer is a research scientist and the leader of the Teen Risk and Injury Prevention Group. She has been working in transportation research for the past 13 years, previously at Battelle Human Factors Research Center in Seattle, WA, and currently at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute in Blacksburg, VA. While at VTTI, she has served as the project manager for the "100 Car Naturalistic Driving Study" and is currently a... Read More →


Wednesday October 14, 2015 11:15am - 12:30pm
Minneapolis Ballroom A Hilton Minneapolis