We provide training and/or assessments of company car drivers and company van drivers, in fact drivers of any vehicle up to 3.5 tonnes, buy why is it necessary?
Managing a driving for work policy is a legal requirement under health and safety legislation and road traffic law.
Management and employees can be prosecuted for road traffic crashes involving work related journeys, even when drivers are using their own vehicle.
Managing a driving for work policy can save your business money.
Companies have a Moral and Social responsibility because:-
- Up to 1 in 3 road crashes involves a vehicle being driven for work.
- Every week, around 200 road deaths and serious injuries involve someone at work.
- Nearly all of these deaths and injuries are preventable.
- For the majority of people, the most dangerous thing they do while at work is drive on the public highway. (HSE 1996)
Company reputation is at stake.
In today’s marketplace, ‘brand value’ can be a major competitive advantage and unlawful actions by an employee, both deliberate and accidental, can significantly affect this corporate asset.
Take a look at these short videos and see if you can recognise any similar characteristics in your staff.
FACT We can help you to protect your staff, comply with the law and save you money.