Use Safe Vehicles

The third cornerstone of road safety - the vehicles employees drive for work - is the easiest exposure to manage. Selecting vehicles that are fit for purpose, properly inspecting, maintaining and repairing them promptly will minimize the risk that work vehicles will contribute to a crash.

Whether they are company-owned or employee-owned, make sure the vehicles employees use for work are fit for the purposes they are used. Work vehicles need to be of a suitable type and configuration and have the right equipment so they are capable of performing intended tasks. Read more

There are many recent and emerging vehicle safety technologies. In order to select safe and efficient vehicles and to properly use those features, it's important to understand what those technologies can do. Read more

Start-of-shift work vehicle inspections are legal requirements. Inspections identify defects before they can contribute to a crash. They should also cue drivers to think about their driving responsibilities and cause them to anticipate how they will deal with hazards. Use these practical tips, forms and resources to help employees complete thorough inspections. Read more

Employees expect a lot from their work vehicles. Regular maintenance helps those vehicles perform reliably and avoid costly repairs. Use these helpful video links, example schedules and other resources. Read more

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Step 1: Plan

Step 2: Do

 Establish Effective Controls

 Focus on Drivers

 Conduct Driver Orientations

 Apply Journey Management

 Use Safe Vehicles


 Provide Necessary Supervision

Step 3: Check

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