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Top 10 for Policing Grey Fleet

Need to know: policing the grey fleet

  • Check validity of employees’ driving licences and for those with points check licences as frequently as quarterly
  • Check business insurance cover is in place
  • Check vehicles are serviced and maintained in accordance with manufacturer recommendations with an MoT certificate if applicable
  • Ensure own-use vehicle drivers have to report accidents
  • Ensure the vehicle being driven is suitable for the job
  • Implement a vehicle age and CO2 cap
  • Implement a cap on the number of miles to be travelled annually
  • Ensure all drivers undergo a risk assessment and use the results to trigger further training
  • Introduce eye sight checks for all drivers and make notification of medical conditions compulsory
  • Remind drivers of key issues – no mobile phone use while driving, take regular breaks, plan journeys, check tyre tread and pressures etc. – with regular communications to develop a safety culture within the business


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