Fleet Drivers

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DID YOU KNOW?

  • A fleet vehicle user (or ‘non-commercial driver’) is any person who drives as part of their job in a company vehicle, but for whom driving is not the main activity they are paid for
  • 31 deaths annually are work related traffic fatalities – the largest single category of work related deaths in NZ
  • At work drivers have crash rates 30-40% higher than other drivers
  • Every business has an obligation to identify, assess and control the risks associated with vehicle use
  • Vehicle sales for fleet purposes account for more than half of all new car vehicle sales in NZ

WHAT CAN YOU DO TO REDUCE THE RISK?

  • Develop and implement a ‘Safe Driving’ policy
  • Take an active role in encouraging your employees to drive safely
  • Share driving where possible
  • Keep all vehicles well maintained and service vehicles regularly
  • Make informed vehicle selection choices – for safety and sustainability
  • Promote and provide staff training in road and vehicle safety

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