CEO Richard Crawford to outline new paradigms in driver safety

Albuquerque, NM and Denver, CO., July 10, 2014 — Richard Crawford, Chief Executive Officer of SambaSafety®, the nation’s leading provider of driver risk management solutions, will outline best practices for driver safety as part of a panel discussion at the Fleet Safety Conference July 22-23 in Schaumburg, Ill.

The panel discussion will be held from 10:00 to 10:50 a.m. on Wednesday July 23. The panel, titled “New Paradigms in Driver Safety,” will outline best practices, programs and tips to ensure that organizations have qualified drivers behind the wheel. Panelists will cover several pressing topics for any company whose employees drive fleet or personal vehicles as a part of their job, including how to really know who is behind the wheel; the costs and risks associated with not knowing individual driver safety behavior; best practices for mitigating driver risk; creating a culture of safety; and tips for real-world results.

Crawford will be joined on the panel by Richard Bleser, Fleet Specialty Group Leader and Senior Vice President of Marsh Risk Consulting; and Damon Aldrich, National Vehicle Services Manager for Toyota Motor Sales. Panel moderator is Sherb Brown, Vice President of Bobit Business Media.

SambaSafety, a platinum sponsor at the Fleet Safety Conference, also will demonstrate its industry-leading solutions as part of the conference.

Since 1998, SambaSafety has provided critical driver risk management services to private businesses and government agencies nationwide and is the only provider with direct links to DMVs in all 50 states, U.S. Territories and Canada.

By collecting, correlating and analyzing motor vehicle records (MVRs) and other sources of data through SambaSafety’s integrated dashboard, employers have the critical driver information they need in a single, easy-to-use cloud-based service. This powerful data helps employers to reduce accidents, ensure compliance and lower costs, which ultimately improves driver and community safety.

About SambaSafety

SambaSafety is the pioneer and leading provider of driver risk management solutions in North America. Patented technology and advanced workflow management deliver a full range of driver-centric solutions from motor vehicle records and true continuous driver monitoring to driver policy enforcement and benchmarking. Through the collection, correlation and analysis of multiple data sources, SambaSafety enables employers, fleet managers, and insurance carriers to reduce accidents and limit risk — ultimately improving driver and community safety. For more information, go to

Chris Thompson
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