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Avoiding rear end collisions

Steps your organization can encourage and follow to reduce the risks of being involved in a rear end accident.

10 steps to auto accident prevention

Implementing a program that requires drivers to drive safely and rewards them for positive driving behaviors can help control and possibly prevent auto-accidents from occurring

Best practices for business enforcement of mobile device use policy

Creation of a company policy regarding wireless device use by those operating vehicles while working is crucial in protecting the company from claims arising out of accidents involving mobile device use

Legal issues involving hired and non-owned automobiles

While many companies purchase vehicles for their employees to use and designate particular employees to operate them, others allow or even encourage their employees to operate their own vehicles in conducting company business.

Guidelines for employers to reduce motor vehicle crashes

Every 12 minutes someone dies in a motor vehicle crash, every 10 seconds an injury occurs and every 5 seconds a crash occurs. Many of these incidents occur during the workday or during the commute to and from work.

The importance of workplace cell phone policies

Millions of workers in the United States take personal devices to work daily, but using cell phones on the job presents safety hazards and potential liability issues.

Drug and alcohol testing of drivers from a legal perspective

Motor carriers must conduct certain drug and alcohol testing for all drivers who are required to have a commercial driver’s license.

Seeing when driving at night

The accident rate during night time driving is considerable higher than during day time driving. One major factor is temporary blindness caused by the glare of headlights.