Change Management Guide

Best Practices for Building a Video-Based Safety Program

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Considering rolling out Samsara AI Dash Cams to your fleet? Learn how we can help you implement a successful fleet safety program from start to finish. This step-by-step change management guide includes implementation best practices, easy-to-follow checklists, and tips from our most successful customers—as well as six ways to measure ROI.

We’re very transparent when we roll out new equipment about what the process is going to be, so our drivers understand where the company is going before we do anything.”

Troy Winthurst
Director of Safety, Dohrn Transfer Company
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A change management guide for fleet managers considering dash cams

Samsara AI Dash Cams are proven to increase driver safety, reduce motor vehicle accidents, and help fleets avoid unnecessary costs and protect their company name. But rolling out dash cams to your fleet for the first time can be daunting. From installation to training, coaching, rewards, and beyond, there are a lot of factors to consider. However, with the right change management plan, you can put your fleet on the road to a safer future.

We’ve distilled industry best practices and learnings from our most successful customers into a four-step playbook that you can follow or adapt to your needs. Whether you’re already a Samsara customer or are learning about Samsara for the first time, download our guide to see how we can help you launch a successful fleet safety program.

What you'll get: proven best practices, checklists, case studies, and more

Download our comprehensive guide for fleet managers to get insider tips on:

  • Program design: Learn how to architect a fleet safety program that’s set up for success. From setting goals to defining your safety rules or safety policy, see how to design an efficient implementation plan for your motor carrier safety program.
  • Installation and configuration: Get tips for installing dash cams across a small or large fleet of commercial vehicles. Plus, see how you can customize safety-specific settings for different company vehicles to maximize adoption and increase the impact on driver safety across your fleet.
  • Training and communication: See how other fleets have successfully achieved buy-in on dash cams from their commercial drivers. Get tips for building an effective training program for supervisor and driver training. Plus, learn how to coach drivers effectively to ensure safe operation of commercial vehicles and avoid traffic violations and preventable accidents. See ways to encourage defensive driving, reduce reckless driving (like harsh braking and speeding), and decrease distracted driving and cell phone use.
  • Program building and refinement: Learn about the best ways to highlight safe driving, reward driver performance, ensure vehicle safety, and build a safety-first work environment for the long run. Optimize your risk management strategy and develop a long-term company policy for ongoing communication. Learn how to measure ROI so you can explore ways to save, including expediting accident reporting and accident investigations and reducing insurance-related costs over time.

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If you’re considering building a safety program around Samsara AI Dash Cams, this guide is designed to help you be successful from day one. Download now to get your step-by-step guide to rolling out a successful fleet safety program.

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