The case for every organization with a vehicle fleet to have a comprehensive and effective fleet safety program has never been stronger than it is right now. With the average total cost per accident exceeding $16,000, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), changing driver behavior is more compelling than ever. the bulk of this article focused on making safety a priority at the highest levels of a company, and developing a program and management philosophy that includes a safer commercial driver guide. Certainly, fleet monitoring software can be a part of the solution, but managing driver safety often starts with managing drivers. That comes from strong leadership and an organizational commitment to safety.
Developing an Effective Driver Safety Program – Article – Automotive Fleet