By Rich Radi, director, driver excellence, ARI, www.arifleet.com
Used in conjunction with a comprehensive safety program, today’s technologies can help improve driver performance, lower accident rates, and streamline administrative efforts and costs.
Most successful organizations have a safety program in place to ensure employees have a safe work environment. Those policies, however, do not always extend to a company’s vehicles, even though motor vehicle crashes are the number-one cause of occupational fatalities. Extending a workplace safety program to motor vehicle drivers is crucial for improving the safety of your employees. The following are six technologies to track driver behavior, crash and incident rates, and driving trends to help employers reduce crashes, risk, and liability.