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June 2013 - In This Issue:
It's been six months since Aegis Mobility completed the acquisition of ZoomSafer and six months since we last published Behind the Wheel. We apologize for the hiatus but, as you can see below, we've been incredibly busy.

Since closing the ZoomSafer transaction in November 2012, we have raised additional funding from our investors, expanded our line of FleetSafer product offerings, launched a national reseller agreement with Sprint, and won numerous fleet customers including one with more than 10,000 drivers. Also, we are thrilled to announce that later this summer, we will release the industry's first enterprise-class distracted driving solution for iPhone.

Going forward, we're committed to publishing Behind the Wheel on a bi-monthly basis to share company news and updates, but most importantly our aim is to share research, data and real-world perspective regarding corporate risk and liability associated with employee distracted driving.

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Matt Howard, CMO
Aegis Mobility

According to FMCSA data compiled and presented by Peoplenet, there has been a steady and rapid increase in fines issued to commercial drivers and carriers for various violations of the new regulations that prohibit hand-held use of mobile devices while driving commercial trucks.

The data is summarized below and shows that total monthly fines surpassed $10 million in May:

  Jan 2013
Feb 2013
March 2013
April 2013
Using handheld mobile
device while operating a
$1,614,250 $4,081,000 $6,688,000 $10,070,500
Allowing or requiring driver
to use handheld device
$110,000 $209,000 $374,000 $473,000

For additional perspective and a detailed analysis of the data please read the full blog post here.

The summer blockbuster season is upon us -- and in addition to some great Hollywood movies, this summer will witness the introduction of the world's first enterprise-class distracted driving solution designed specifically for corporate-liable iPhones and iPads.

So, if you're among the many fleet operators issuing iPhones or iPads to your employee drivers and you're concerned about driver distraction, then sign up now to gain access to the FleetSafer beta in July so you can see for yourself how to promote safe and legal use of iPhones and iPads while your employees are driving.

FleetSafer for Kyocera

For more than a decade, Sprint has set the standard for push-to-talk (PTT) services popular among enterprise customers where employees are highly mobile, work with their hands, and drive company vehicles in industries such as construction, manufacturing and building services.

Now, for the first time ever, FleetSafer offers these employers a simple solution to help reduce crashes and minimize risk by ensuring employee compliance with company-defined safe driving policies.

"Distracted driving is a critical issue that Sprint is committed to helping combat," said John Dupree, senior vice president of business sales -- Sprint. "Technology can play a huge role in helping businesses reinforce policies, minimize risk and make it easy for their employees to focus on driving."

FleetSafer is now available from Sprint's direct sales team and monthly fees for the service appear on the Sprint bill. To download a detailed product specification or to request a product demo, 
Legislation, regulation and technology are critical tools in the fight to prevent distracted driving, but so too is EDUCATION. Feel free to check out our collection of expert white papers and survey research, including:

2013 Survey Results:
Measuring Corporate
Attitudes to Employee
Distracted Driving
Employee Distracted
Driving: Understanding
Your Business Risk
and Liability
Distracted Driving: How
to Create and Enforce
Policies to Reduce
Corporate Risk

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