Drive $mart America (D$A) is the premier fuel efficient adaptive driving training program that teaches drivers to modify their driving habits to lower fuel consumption, reduce emissions and increase safety through classroom and behind the wheel training and ongoing individualized performance assessment.
Though reducing fuel costs and lowering tailpipe emissions are at its foundation, the D$A program can impact many related issues such as:
- Reduce accident rates
- Reduce overall fleet costs
- Reduce insurance rates
- Reduce maintenance costs
- Increase driver morale
- Increase corporate social responsibility
- Increase driver health/welfare
- Increase public corporate image
Quite simply, our D$A Program will change the way your company views its fleet operation and will also change the way it views itself and its associates forever because we emphasize the Hu Factor, the driver, over technology.
Our D$A program is not an add-on curriculum that takes advantage of the current economic conditions, but it IS our curriculum.
We have assembled some of the most knowledgeable and experienced staff in the field of transportation fuel efficiency in the world. Our D$A staff has the experience and the knowledge to work on a corporate and individual basis to teach, motivate, train and support drivers to achieve results never imagined.
We have typically found that efficiency improvements can be in the range of 10 to 30% with fuel economy and maintenance costs in addition to lower accident/incident rates and an increase in driver morale.
D$A is a broad based hands on training program that is unique in the fleet management industry.
Incorporates on the job and at home training to insure quicker and more sustainable results.
We will partner with each company to support current D$A trained drivers and to encourage and develop additional D$A trainees.
Previous clients such as the City of Milwaukee, Veolia Water and the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District have achieved on average a 26% increase in their fuel economy with their D$A trained drivers.
In addition to working with your associates, D$A will;
Our D$A program is based on a combination of physics, science, chemistry, geography, meteorology and human behavior. Through our cutting edge knowledge and world class experience of fuel efficient driving techniques and our unique feedback support, our D$A system is designed for continual driver improvement and sustainability within your company.
We simply believe that investing in the Hu Factor is the key element to long term savings.