Video Telematics Reduce Crashes for Wash. Company

Feb. 27, 2020
A Washington transit company said it has achieved a significant reduction in collisions by utilizing recorders.

Feb. 27, 2020—A Washington transit company says it has seen a 31-percent reduction in collisions with the use of video telematics.

Pierce Transit, a public transportation agency headquartered in Lakewood, Wash., has 472 Lytx DriveCamEvent Recorders deployed and close to 1,000 employees. Over a one-year period, the fleet experienced:

  • 31 percent reduction in collisions
  • 56 percent reduction in drivers not wearing a seatbelt
  • 42 percent reduction in not leaving enough following distance
  • 19 percent reduction in late response