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Title: Company vehicle safety


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Company vehicle safety
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Safety program goals
  • Save lives
  • Reduce injuries
  • Protect resources
  • Reduce liability
  • 1a

3
Protect people
  • Driver eligibility
  • Pre-plan response to emergency
  • Provide training
  • 2a

4
Protect people
  • Reward safe driving
  • Enforcement
  • Employee input
  • 2b

5
Protect resources
  • Vehicle safety ratings
  • Proper use
  • Safety inspections
  • Proper maintenance
  • 3a

6
Reduce liability
  • Insurance
  • Licensing
  • Company standards
  • Qualified mechanics
  • 4a

7
Program contents
  • Management leadership
  • Policies, procedures
  • 5a

8
Program contents
  • Driver agreements
  • Driver reviews
  • 5b

9
Program contents
  • Incident reporting, investigation
  • Vehicle selection, maintenance
  • 5c

10
Program contents
  • Disciplinary action
  • Safety rewards
  • 5d

11
Program contents
  • Driver training
  • Compliance with laws
  • 5e

12
Young drivers
  • Age restrictions
  • 16 no driving
  • 17 strict limits
  • State laws
  • 6a

13
Young drivers
  • Statistics
  • Crashes leading cause of death
  • 18 of all drivers in police-reported crashes
  • 6b

14
Young drivers
  • Lowest seat belt use
  • Take more risks
  • 6c

15
Safe driving strategies
  • Safe vehicle
  • Emergency supplies
  • Seat belt
  • Defensive driving
  • 7a

16
Safe driving strategies
  • Focus on driving
  • Be alert, awake
  • No alcohol, drugs
  • 7b

17
Vehicle inspections
  • Visible damage
  • Tire inflation, tread
  • Fluid levels
  • 8a

18
Vehicle inspections
  • Belts, hoses
  • Fuel
  • Windshield wipers
  • 8b

19
Vehicle inspections
  • Controls
  • Lights
  • Seat belt
  • Emergency kit
  • 8c

20
Emergency supplies
  • Phone
  • First aid
  • Warning triangles, flares
  • 9a

21
Emergency supplies
  • Water, food
  • Clothing
  • Tools
  • Blanket, etc.
  • 9b

22
Seat belts
  • Reduce risk of fatalities, injuries
  • Prevent ejection from vehicle
  • 10a

23
Aggressive driving
  • Be defensive
  • Check mirrors
  • Following distance
  • Cushion of space
  • 11a

24
Aggressive driving
  • Speeding
  • Tailgating
  • Not signaling
  • Running red light
  • 11b

25
Aggressive driving
  • Allow enough time
  • Plan route
  • Avoid congestion
  • 11c

26
Aggressive driving
  • Accept being late
  • Dont join a fight
  • Report to police
  • 11d

27
Aggressive driving
  • Speeding
  • Reduced steering
  • Longer stopping distance
  • Dangerous anywhere
  • 11e

28
Distracted driving
  • Conversations
  • Eating, drinking, grooming
  • Playing stereo
  • 12a

29
Distracted driving
  • Reading maps, directions
  • Using navigator
  • Using phone
  • 12b

30
Distracted driving
  • NHTSA advice
  • Pull over to use phone
  • 12c

31
Distracted driving
  • Cell phones
  • Hand-held vs. hands-free
  • Phone vs. passenger
  • Phone vs. other distractions
  • 12d

32
Drowsy driving
  • Under-reported
  • 13a

33
Drowsy driving
  • Start fully rested
  • Stop, stretch
  • Realistic distance goals
  • Avoid medications
  • 13b

34
Drowsy driving
  • Take nap
  • Caffeine
  • Then, stop and sleep
  • 13c

35
Drowsy driving
  • Other preventions
  • Physical discomfort
  • Rumble strips
  • Then, stop and sleep
  • 13d

36
Impaired driving
  • Alcohol
  • Medications
  • Illegal drugs
  • 14a

37
Impaired driving
  • Over 16,000 deaths per year
  • Weekdays vs. weekends
  • 14b

38
Impaired driving
  • Stay away
  • Report to police
  • 14c

39
Impaired driving
  • Weaving
  • Wrong side of road
  • Very slow speed
  • Sudden braking
  • 14d

40
Impaired driving
  • Slow response
  • Open windows
  • Not using headlights
  • 14e

41
Summary
  • Program benefits
  • Program elements
  • Young drivers
  • Vehicle safety
  • Seat belts
  • 15a

42
Summary
  • Aggressive driving
  • Distractions
  • Drowsy driving
  • Impaired driving
  • 15b
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