The Dulsco Group, a leading service provider in the UAE, has enhanced its road safety performance with its recent implementation of the ‘Drive Safe Telematics’ initiative in the region.
This program uses technology from DriveSafe, a leading provider of fleet safety management solutions, to monitor driver behaviour and record driving parameters such as overall speed, acceleration, braking, and cornering. It provides drivers with real-time feedback on their driving perfromance, Dulsco group wrote in a statement.
In 2022, the Dulsco Group integrated the DriveSafe Telematics system (previously known as GreenRoad) into their entire 158 vehicle fleet, which is part of the Dulsco People division, the statement noted.
According to Dulsco Group, the initiative is aimed towards educating staff and drivers and create a culture that prioritise safe driving and secure commuting for all employees.
The fleet, which includes various vehicles such as buses, vans, and cars, transports around 12,000 employees daily within the UAE. It is maintained by professional mechanics and managed by an expert team, ensuring additional safety for Dulsco Group employees.
Commenting on the development, Antony Marke, COO of Dulsco People, said, “I firmly believe that human safety cannot be quantified in monetary terms. Our company places the utmost importance on the well-being of our employees, both in and outside of work.
He said, “to ensure this, we have implemented various initiatives, such as DriveSafe Telematics and an in-house training academy. These cutting-edge solutions enhance our safety culture and allow us to achieve our goal to continuously improve and be better every day.”
The DriveSafe Telematics system provides real-time guidance, control, and evaluation solutions to enhance safety and increase efficiency.
It leads to a decrease in fleet accidents, fuel usage, carbon footprint, insurance claims, maintenance expenses and risk. The company prioritise the well-being of employees and regularly conducts health exams, including vision tests, for all drivers in the Dulsco Group.
The Dulsco Training Academy (DTA) was established to provide drivers with a realistic, safety-focused training environment for operating various industry vehicles, such as those found at airports, ports, transport, and logistics.