Airport Authority signs three-year agreement with SambaSafety to support driver safety program

Albuquerque, NM and Denver, CO., March 5, 2014 — SambaSafety®, the nation’s leading provider of driver risk management solutions, today announced that the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority has selected SambaSafety’s cloud-based driver monitoring and training courses to proactively measure driver safety among its employees.

The Airport Authority has 350 employees and contractors that drive authority-owned vehicles as part of their jobs. To ensure compliance of all safety policies and empower drivers with up-to-date driving skills, the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority will leverage key features within SambaSafety’s Driver Risk Management solution.

SambaSafety’s cloud-based service provides employers with a 360-degree view of its drivers and gives employers the ability to continuously monitor driver behavior through an intuitive dashboard. With this insight, employers can take swift action to address unsafe driving behavior to reduce accidents, lower risk, decrease costs, and improve the safety performance of their employees.

Through the Driver Risk Management solution, SambaSafety delivers a wide range of functionality that enables employers to actively monitor driving performance. San Diego County Regional Airport Authority will leverage two key solutions through this service, Samba DriverMonitor℠ and Samba DriverTraining℠.

“A critical component of ensuring the safety of drivers on-the-job is to have the most agile tools to proactively monitor driver performance,” said Richard Crawford, Chief Executive Officer, SambaSafety. “We are pleased to deliver our innovative services to San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, and we look forward to supporting their initiative to ensure the highest possible level of driving 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

About San Diego County Regional Airport Authority

The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority was created on January 1, 2003, as an independent agency to manage the day-to-day operations of San Diego International Airport and address the region’s long-term air transportation needs. The legislation that created the Airport Authority mandates three main responsibilities:

  • Operate San Diego International Airport
  • Plan for the future air transportation needs of the region
  • Serve as the region’s Airport Land Use Commission – and ensure the adoption of land use plans that protect public health and safety surrounding all 16 of the county’s airports.

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