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Lytx Moves its Truck Safety Tech Business Into New, Larger Facilities

March 10, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Safety, Technology
Lytx Moves its Truck Safety Tech Business Into New, Larger Facilities

Expansion is a good thing and often growing pains mean a change is in order. Such is the case for Lytx Inc., which late last month moved to larger headquarters after experiencing a 150 percent increase in employees in 2014.

Lytx, a leader in video-based driver safety technology, is celebrating its grand opening at its new global headquarters in San Diego, California.

Offering panoramic views of the Sorrento Valley and the Pacific Ocean, the new 75,000-square-foot headquarters is in the heart of San Diego’s technology hub, providing 67 percent more space than its former headquarters down the road.

The move highlights the company’s continued growth, which is fueled by the success of its more than 1,300 clients — including 300 to 400 trucking fleets. The fourth quarter of 2014 marked Lytx’s 25th consecutive quarter of double-digit growth.

“Our new headquarters signifies another important moment in our company’s history,” said Brandon L. Nixon, chairman and CEO of Lytx. “It is a result of our journey that has led us to be the industry leader in video-based driver safety technology. The new headquarters will be a great place for our expanding workforce to continue to innovate and deliver the most value to our clients.”

Among features of the new campus are:

  • More than 40 collaboration spaces to provide room for innovation and productivity
  • A state-of-the-art lab for Lytx’s research and engineering teams
  • A specialized demonstration room to showcase and trial Lytx’s latest technology developments
  • Natural light and beautiful views for all employees to enjoy the San Diego way of life
  • Beautiful outdoor areas to give employees green space to think and collaborate or enjoy a meal from the new café.

Lytx’s video-based safety and compliance solutions are being adopted across most transportation sectors, according to Nixon, who said its commercial transportation segment has continued to double every two years.

Lytx was launched in 1998 in San Diego as a result of a road-rage incident where the company founders had a mission to capture what was actually happening in a traffic incident. With a goal of making highways safer, Lytx was relentless in its mission to use innovative technology to manage driver risk.

Lytx customers include Waste Management, Sysco, Con-way Freight and Greyhound. More than just a technology provider, Lytx is a business partner, focusing on clients’ bottom-line results. The program also provides access to Lytx subject matter experts who aid in minimizing financial, operational, legal and driver risk. As the only provider that has deployed its solutions fleet-wide to organizations with enterprise-scaled fleets, Lytx has developed proven industry-leading methodologies to positively transform organizations in as little as six months of program launch.

DriveCam, which is the flagship product at Lytx, sets the standard for driver safety in the industries it serves, and its RAIR Compliance Services helps DOT-regulated fleets comply with safety regulations, which complements the DriveCam Program.