SambaSafety Acquires Instructional Technologies
SambaSafety Acquires Instructional Technologies

SambaSafety, a provider of driver risk management technology, has acquired Instructional Technologies Inc. (ITI), a provider of online driver training and technology. The merger facilitates the addition of online training to the company’s continuous driver monitoring solution, Qorta, closing the safety loop for employers across industry.

ITI provides online driver training and learning management system (LMS) software to fleets. ITI’s comprehensive training offerings help companies to reduce crashes, develop and retain drivers, and reduce liability related to employees and contractors behind the wheel. Products include Pro-Tread, a collection of over 140 courses for commercial drivers and warehouse employees; ClearDrive online training for delivery drivers and commercial fleets; Pro-Defense, a modern approach to defensive driving for sedan and light-duty vehicle drivers; and Sentix LMS, a platform for delivering training to drivers online and via mobile devices.

Qorta helps more than 5,000 employers across industry continuously monitor the state and federal driving records of millions of their drivers. With the integration of ITI training content and its patented LMS assignment technology, Qorta will provide even more tools for companies to enforce policy compliance and promote safety with an engaging online training curriculum. This combination will streamline administration and intelligently assign courses based on behavior for all drivers from a single risk and compliance platform.

“Since our launch of the first license monitoring solution for employers, SambaSafety has revolutionized how companies manage driver risk,” said Allison Guidette, CEO, SambaSafety. “Today’s exciting announcement positions SambaSafety to again raise the bar and provide the industry’s only comprehensive platform to identify and efficiently act on driver risk with world-class online training.”

“SambaSafety shares our commitment to reducing traffic crashes and workplace injuries," said Nathan Stahlman, president and CEO, ITI. "Our clients will benefit as we bring our products and teams together in dynamic new ways, and communities will benefit as we introduce online learning to new audiences facilitated by the SambaSafety team."

Originally posted on Government Fleet