Establishing an effective safety program is key to ensuring the protection of all drivers, vehicles and assets within a fleet company.
Because safety is an ongoing effort in the fleet industry, there is always a reason to improve company safety programs to reduce driver accidents while increasing overall fleet productivity and efficiency.
Solidify the Policy
For every safety program, there is a well-established policy put into place that lays the groundwork for enhanced fleet management. Fleet owners must create a clear policy as to what is expected behavior from their fleet drivers. With that being said, manager-to-employee communication is of upmost importance when attempting to improve safety programs.
When it comes to safety programs, it is important for fleet drivers to consistently review and analyze all company policies and documents pertaining to safety. Fleet policies should never remain static. The fleet policy in place needs to stay up-to-date to address new safety challenges as the years move forward.
Today, fleet safety programs have been transformed through innovative technology. Technologies can be used to review driver performance, such as fleet fuel cards and GPS tracking and reporting systems. When fleet owners use telematics data to monitor their drivers and provide feedback, improved safety programs become a dual effort.
Unfortunately, accidents will happen in the industry. However, a company can reduce their number of preventable accidents to reduce their largest exposure.
Impac offers a fleet fuel card program, and GPS tracking and reporting system aimed to all-around improve the safety programs of fleet companies, small or large.
If you’re looking to take your fleet to the next level of safety, contact Impac today.