When your doctor prescribes a medication, they rarely take you aside and say "Don't go to work" or "Don't drive while on this prescription".
Road accidents can be damaging to your business. You can end up spending a lot of money repairing the damage, especially for innocent drivers. According to the Insurance Research Council, staged accidents have increased. Insurances spend over $7.7 billion on auto injury claims.
Just a few seconds of inattention can take lives on the road. Reaching into the glove compartment or glancing at your phone can result in a collision or driving off the road. Drowsy driving creates a distracted and inattentive state for miles, not just seconds, at a time.
The risk of distracted driving and the accidents it causes has increased exponentially in the recent decade. As phones, tablets, and even in-vehicle screens become more common, drivers' eyes and hands are drawn away from the task of driving.
If you are a business owner operating multiple vehicles, one of the challenges you may be facing is drivers who do not fully adhere to traffic rules when on the road.
For many individuals and businesses, the COVID situation has had a huge impact on transportation, especially how much we drive. Those in lockdown and businesses with entire teams working from home found a much-reduced need for vehicles.
Fleet safety depends on your vehicles and your drivers working together. Your vehicles must be kept in top condition with regular checks to make sure everything is in working order.
Topics: Fleet Safety
Commercial fleets have an annual accident rate of about 20%, and high-risk drivers can cost you up to $70,000 in a fleet accident. That is almost double what you pay for a workplace injury. High-risk drivers cause the highest number of collisions.
Appliance repair is a necessary field service with an uninterrupted demand for fleet vehicles and on-site technicians.