Just like taking out the recycling, walking the dog on a rainy day and mowing the lawn, the walkaround safety check can feel like a chore. Life would be so much easier if our drivers could simply jump into their van, turn on the radio and start the day. But instead they must find the clipboard and a pen that works, then fill out yet another form, remembering to hand it in to the office […]
It is estimated that between one quarter and one third of reported road casualties occur in road accidents involving someone who was driving, riding or otherwise using the road for work purposes.
Company vehicles are obvious targets for driver safety programs, but what about the estimated 4 million drivers who run errands for their employers, drive their own vehicle to meet with customers or sales appointments and part-time workers who use their own vehicles as subcontractors to larger commercial enterprises to install products or services?
We recently conducted a survey of fleet operators from a wide range of business sectors and size. The results clearly demonstrated that regardless of fleet size and profile, companies are often confused about their legal responsibilities. We also found that a large proportion of operators we questioned are aware of weaknesses within their fleet policies and almost all are concerned on some level about their legal exposure. If you share any or all of these […]