Controlling Employee Vehicle Use: Driver Qualifications Criteria

Driver Qualifications CriteriaThese common scenarios show how company- and employee-owned vehicles are typically used in distribution and retail facilities:

• Salespeople and management drive to suppliers’ offices for product reviews

• Employees use an assigned box-truck to deliver products to customers

• Sales and management staff are assigned company vehicles for business and personal use

• Temporary employees pick up inventory from suppliers

• Front office employees deposit company mail at the post office while driving their personal vehicles home for the evening

Each of these scenarios represents a diverse, but realistic, use of vehicles at the typical distribution and retail facility. Effectively controlling the associated risks represents one of your most important management challenges.

You can help control and manage the insurance risks associated with vehicle use by implementing these tips:

Driver Qualifications Criteria

Adopt an MVR review procedure appropriate for your drivers. Immediate training may be necessary to improve employees’ awareness of and adherence to safe driving techniques.

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