safe driving policies

6 Fleet Manager Best Practices for a Safer Fleet

6 Fleet Manager Best Practices for a Safer Fleet

Fleet management involves multiple duties, from vehicle financing and maintenance to speed and fuel management. But the most important duty by far of a fleet manager is safety. Fleet vehicle accidents are extremely costly to a business—not only does it potentially involve human injuries and mechanical repairs, but also vehicle and driver downtime. Altogether, these things can become a massive financial and legal burden for the company. 

Who in the company is responsible for stopping Distracted Driving

Who in the company is responsible for stopping Distracted Driving

Distracted driving brings with it a heavy cost. Distracted drivers are significantly more likely to be involved in accidents, which can quickly rack up high levels of property damage, personal injuries, and more. The average amount of property damage alone in an auto accident totals $7,500. When you add in permanent injuries and deaths, the financial toll rises quickly, often totaling in the millions of dollars. When you have a fleet full of drivers, however, who is responsible for stopping distracted driving? 

Best Practices for Implementing Safe Driving Policies Across Your Fleet

Best Practices for Implementing Safe Driving Policies Across Your Fleet

Distracted driving is becoming an increasingly serious problem in today's society. Distracted driving accounts for approximately 25% of motor vehicle fatalities--and yet nearly 30% of drivers between the ages of 21 and 34 believe that texting while driving has little to no impact on their ability to successfully drive the vehicle.