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Key Elements to an Effective Fleet Safety Program (Infographic)

Traffic fatalities have sharply increased over the last year, adding to the already devastating top cause of work-related deaths. If it's time to reevaluate the success of your own fleet safety program, this infographic can help.

September 27, 2021

According to a report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, roadway incidents accounted for nearly a quarter of work-related fatalities in 2019. This is easily the top cause of work-related fatalities, followed by slips/falls, workplace violence and contact with objects and equipment.

Many companies solely think of fleet safety as prevention of automobile physical damage-type claims. But the truth is, fleet-related claims can have a devastating impact on so much more, including property damage, employee and civilian injury/death and public relations. It is time to stop thinking of vehicle accidents as merely an auto exposure and to start treating them as a major threat to company reputation and employee safety.