Netradyne, a leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and edge computing focusing on driver and fleet safety, today announced a partnership with J&M Tank Lines, Inc. an industry leader in dry bulk transport. Through the partnership, the family-owned company will deploy Netradyne’s Driver•i advanced vision-based safety camera platform throughout its fleet.
“Technology like Driver•i is the future of the transportation industry,” said Harold Sumerford, Jr., CEO of J&M Tank Lines, Inc. “It is an investment you have to make in the safety and well-being of your people as well as the general public. Our partnership with Netradyne is helping our drivers to be safer on the roadway and keep their skills sharp through the coaching that is available.”
J&M Tank Lines, Inc. turned to Netradyne for Driver•i’s positive coaching component. Driver•i provides drivers with a balance of positive, supportive comments along with constructive feedback – engaging drivers and managers in balanced interactions that promote productive and collaborative relationships, and ultimately safer drivers.
“J&M Tank Lines, Inc. takes great pride in its safety-first culture,” said Adam Kahn, President, Netradyne. “By leveraging the AI technology from Driver•i, J&M Tank Lines, Inc. is able to empower their drivers to make smarter decisions on the road, ultimately creating a safer environment for everyone.”
J&M Tank Lines, Inc. will use the optional inward-facing cameras to ensure the highest level of protection and safety. The inward cameras can detect and alert drivers about seat belt use, drowsy driving, and distracted driving.
“Inward facing cameras offer J&M Tank Lines, Inc. the ability to truly live our core values through safety and to do our part in reducing the amount of distracted driving through partnerships with the Lutzie43 Foundation and NTTC’s Zero Distractions,” said Dave Edmondson, Vice President of Safety and Compliance at J&M Tank Lines, Inc.