Driver safety is among the top concerns for vehicle fleet managers. This concern intensifies during the winter months, when adverse weather produces icy roads and unsafe driving conditions.
And it is not unfounded: roughly 30% of vehicle accidents in Canada occur on snowy or icy roads. Further, more than 50,000 traffic accidents per year are affected by winter precipitation. With such harrowing...
Like it or not, winter is on its way.
Being prepared for challenging winter driving conditions will ensure your team is safe and productive. So to help you, we’ve created this fleet safety checklist
Go ahead and share this list with your drivers, colleagues and friends as a friendly reminder on how to stay safe on the roads this winter!
10 ESSENTIAL TIPS FOR SAFE WINTER DRIVING
Looking to keep drivers safer on the road? Then you need to really understand the risks they face every day. In this blog, we’ll identify the number one cause of car accidents, so you can take steps to better protect your team.
WHAT IS THE LEADING CAUSE OF ROAD ACCIDENTS?
Distractions. And unfortunately, distractions are more prevalent than ever.
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Believe it or not, winter is right around the corner. Now's the time to prepare your fleet for cold temperatures and snowy or icy roads.
You might assume that you must switch from all-season tires to winter tires, but consider another option: all-weather tires.
For this blog post, we talked with Vip Kaushal at Kal Tire, who pointed out the numerous benefits of all-weather tires. Keep reading to...
Need to convince your management team to get on board with fleet safety training? You’re in the right place!
In this blog, we’ll talk about why executive buy-in is so important to the success of your driver safety program. We’ll also provide actionable steps you can take to convince management to fully endorse the program, and be actively involved.
Let’s get started!
WHY DO YOU NEED...
Here in Canada, winter weather is just around the corner. Conditions are about to get icier, it will take longer for drivers to get from A to B, and accident risk will skyrocket.
So what can you do to keep your drivers safe this season?
Here are some simple winter driving tips that will protect drivers, and give you more peace of mind.
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If you want to keep your fleet productive and your drivers safe, you need to put a driver safety program into place.
Focusing on driver safety means you’ll reduce accidents and litigation costs—or avoid them altogether. You’ll also pay less for maintenance and repairs, because vehicles will be driven with more care.
So what are the key cost-saving areas?
In this blog, we’ll break down...
Modern vehicles are computers on wheels. Electronic mechanisms not only control stop-and-go functioning, but also store user data. For example, GPS navigation systems are programmed with home addresses, garage door codes, and phone numbers.
Does your company thoroughly eliminate driver information before selling used fleet vehicles? If you don’t take steps to get rid of it, you could be putting...
For many parts of Canada, the cold sting of winter is already upon us. That means heavy snow and ice, especially for those of us who live in the snow belt and at higher altitudes.
If you haven’t had the time to prepare your fleet for harsh winter weather yet, this may be a good reminder to take action now and even mark your calendar to schedule winterizing in advance for next year.
Having safe, qualified drivers represent your company on the road is critical to your business.
How do you know that each driver is a safe driver? Do they have dangerous driving habits? Could even one of them be putting your company at high financial risk?
It's proven that fleet driver safety training reduces collisions. Perhaps your company has 25 or 100 fleet vehicles. How can reducing the...