Implementing driver safety improvements isn’t always straightforward. When attempting to push through policy changes, fleet managers are usually met with some form of resistance, whether from ownership, upper management, or the drivers themselves.
But the fact remains—the role and responsibility of keeping drivers safe rests squarely on the shoulders of the fleet manager. Therefore, it’s...
Recreational cannabis has been legal in Canada for about eight months. How is your fleet handling legalization?
Since you’re responsible for managing drivers, you have special considerations to make when creating your company policy.
In this article, we’ll share some key stats on how Canadian drivers are using cannabis, what these statistics mean for your fleet, and how to best address...
How often are you tempted to use a cell phone while driving?
It's something most of us are guilty of, but for fleet drivers, distracted driving creates an even higher risk, both to themselves and the company.
Companies who employ drivers need to find safer ways to share information with them while reducing the risk of injury, vehicle damage, or fines.
Distracted driving is one of the biggest risks to your fleet.
If one of your drivers is in a crash due to being distracted, it will cost you big time. And what is a major source of distraction these days? Texting.
In this blog, we’ll look at the real costs of texting while driving, and what you can do to prevent it.
TEXTING WHILE DRIVING FACTS: HOW DANGEROUS IS IT?
It probably isn’t...
Let’s talk about driver safety. And really, when you work in fleet management, it’s always time to talk about driver safety.
The last thing you want is for one of your drivers to put themselves, or someone else, in danger.
Since putting a driver on the road adds a layer of risk to your business, it’s critical to protect your company. To really manage your fleet well, you need to put a...
Have questions around handling legalized cannabis in the workplace?
It’s been eight months since cannabis became legal in Canada. All employers have had to adapt —and businesses that employ drivers even more so.
To help you make sure your company policy is up-to-date, we’ve put together a list of common questions fleet managers have on this issue. Use this information as a reference as you...