Schaumburg, IL, November 10, 2016— Four experts in automotive fleet safety addressed some of the latest developments and trends in fleet safety, including telematics, predictive analytics, negligent entrustment, distracted driving and onboard crash prevention technology, at a free seminar conducted by the CEI Group, Inc. at the Renaissance Schaumburg Conference Center Hotel today.
Hosted by Sean O’Malley, CEI’s Midwest regional sales manager, the seminar featured the following topics and speakers:
- “New Tools for Identifying High-Risk Drivers: Telematics and Predictive Analytics” – Brian Kinniry, Senior Director, Strategic Services, CEI
- “The Fleet Sleeper Issue: Negligent Entrustment and Retention” – Judge Brian MacKenzie (retired), Co-Founder, Justice Speakers Institute
- “Making the Case for Attentive Driving ” – Kelly Nantel, Vice President for Communications and Advocacy, National Safety Council
- “Crash Avoidance Technology: Assessing the Building Blocks for Tomorrow’s Driverless Vehicles” – Dr. Jessica Cicchino, Vice President of Research, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
“With highway fatalities rising at the fastest rate in 50 years, it’s more important than ever that fleets take full advantage of all of the latest advances in automotive safety, and understand how to protect themselves against liability,” said Mr. O’Malley.
Attendees included fleet, human resources and risk managers from across the Midwest United States.
CEI, a fleet driver management company, is a leading provider of technology-enhanced vehicle accident, driver safety and fleet risk management services. Its provider network consists of some 4,000 collision repair shops in North America, and includes nearly 1,000 truck collision repair centers. Its customers include self-insured, commercial, and institutional and government fleets, directly and through alliances with fleet leasing companies. CEI also provides vehicle direct repair program outsourcing to leading property and casualty insurance companies.
Founded in 1983, CEI has headquarters near Philadelphia, PA, and field sales offices in Trevose, PA; Tulsa, OK; Atlanta, GA; Dallas,TX, and Minneapolis, MN. In 2000, CEI launched its DriverCare™ solution, which include fleet risk management, MVR ordering and compliance, on-line and behind-the-wheel driver safety training and a safety newsletter. For more information about CEI, please visit cei-network.local.