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
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.
Steps your organization can encourage and follow to reduce the risks of being involved in a rear end accident.
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
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.
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.
Motor carriers must conduct certain drug and alcohol testing for all drivers who are required to have a commercial driver’s license.
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.