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Fleet driver management: a guide

Effective Fleet Driver Management

There are many different procedures and management polices fleets can implement to help to manage company drivers more effectively. Areas of fleet driver management which requires particular attention are;

Driver safety and duty of care – From licence checks to risk assessments, ensuring drivers are as safe as possible while out on the roads is an important consideration for fleets, not only for driver duty of care but also to ensure the company is not liable should an accident occur.

Driver training and accident management – Accidents can costs fleets thousands upon thousands every single year, by effective accident management fleets can reduce costs and improve driver safety. Accident management policies include driver training, management of third party costs and fast recovery times to get drivers back out on the roads again.

Fuel management – Training on economic driving, mapping out the best routes and sourcing out the best local prices for fuel are just some of the ways fleets can manage fuel and their drivers to make the most out of the fuel.

Telematics – Tracking systems are becoming increasing popular with fleets and can improve costs and visibility when it comes to driver management and help to run a more efficient fleet.

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