As an employer your duty of care responsibilities cannot be overlooked or taken for granted. It is your responsibility to ensure that both your drivers and your vehicles meet all legal requirements, are ‘fit for purpose’, and are maintained to the appropriate standards.
Your duty of care obligation encompasses any employee who drives for business related matters including occasional drivers, additional drivers and also drivers’ privately owned vehicles if they are used for company business.
Our Driver Safety services include Driver Training and Driver Handbooks.
For many companies the communication of their driving policies to their drivers remains a real problem. In a time where it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure all drivers have an understanding of their roles and responsibilities whilst on the road, it is crucial you are in a position to meet this provision with a comprehensive driver handbook.
Our driver handbook template can help ease this burden and ensure your drivers are aware of their roles when driving for work. A driver handbook allows you to set the scene for all employees from the beginning of the working relationship, ensuring they are aware of your policies and procedures. Agility Fleet’s driver handbook template will include the following:
- Who to contact in the event of an accident
- Road risks
- Safe journey planning
- Fit to drive policies
- Medical conditions
- Authorised drivers
- What drivers should check on their vehicles
- Driver and passenger safety
- When to answer mobile phone calls
- How fuel is financed within the company
Alternatively, we can create a bespoke driver handbook tailored around your business. For a quotation based on your requirements contact us on 01527 571605 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
In partnership with DriverMetrics, Agility provides access to the Fleet Driver Risk Index (FDRI™), which is an online driver risk management system.
Every year the lives of almost 1.24 million people are cut short as a result of a road traffic crash.
Between 20 to 50 million more people suffer non-fatal injuries, with many incurring a disability as a result of their injury.
Road traffic crashes are the biggest cause of death and injury at work. In this dangerous driving environment, we all have the potential to be involved in a crash. Research has demonstrated that the way we think and feel when driving is directly linked to how we respond to situations on the road.
The Fleet Driver Risk Index™ has been developed to help you understand the extent to which driving actions may increase the potential of being involved in an incident.
The responses are used to determine individuals driving behaviour profile in relation to how thousands of other drivers have responded. The profile will highlight areas of strengths and areas where drivers may need to be aware of increased risks based on how you generally respond to different situations.