SmartDrive Wins LA Metro

San Diego-based SmartDrive Systems, which develops video-based, fleet- driver-safety systems, reported today that it has been selected by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (L.A. Metro) for rollout on both its bus and rail fleets. Financial details of the win were not announced, however, SmartDrive said it will roll out across the LA Metro's entire entire fleet of 2,350 buses and 315 rail cars. SmartDrive has been piloting its offering on L.A. Metro's bus fleet since 2009. SmartDrive says it has more than 450 employees working on its driver and fleet safety products.