Every day, more than eight people are killed and more than 1,000 are injured in crashes involving distracted driving, including activities such as talking on a cell phone, texting and eating.
So how do you protect your business and save lives
As a business owner you’re responsible for establishing clear policies and procedures for the use of cell phones and other hands-free devices.
To protect your employees and your business:
- Implement a formal and comprehensive distracted driving policy.
- Ban the use of cell phones while driving.
- Educate your employees on the policy, monitor compliance and address violations.
- Consider technology solutions. such as phone apps, that prevent incoming and outgoing calls while driving as well as preventing texting or use of other entertainment apps.
Contact a HUB advisor to discuss ways you can implement a safe driver policy and ensure your business is protected.