Vehicles – Driving Safety Manual Program


Vehicles – Driving Safety Program

Table of Contents

  1. Employees driving vehicles are required to follow safe driving practices:
  2. Drivers are to be prepared before leaving:
  3. Vehicle requirements
  4. Transportation
  5. Traffic control
  6. Atv vehicles

Vehicles – Driving Safety Program

Chapter Section

  • Operators of Your Company Name or client on or off road vehicles shall be qualified by possession of a valid, current driver’s license for the type of vehicle being driven.
  • Only authorized employees will drive a motor vehicle in the course and scope of work or operate a company owned vehicle.
  • Drivers shall have 3 years of driving experience on the vehicle he/she is licensed to drive & regularly drives.
  • Drivers will be appropriately assessed, licensed and trained to operate the vehicle they have been authorized to operate.
  • No passengers shall be on trucks used to deliver goods.
  • Backing is prohibited whenever practicable. Where backing is required, drivers, when parking, should make every effort to park the vehicle in a manner that allows the first move when leaving the parking space to be forward.
  • Drivers must have either a reversing alarm, use a spotter or walk around the truck/trailer prior to backing.
  • Passenger compartments are to be free from loose objects that might endanger passengers in the event of an incident. Any vehicle with non-segregated storage shall be equipped with a cargo net or equivalent to separate the storage area.
  • Vehicles (light vehicles, heavy vehicles and trailers) may not be modified without the endorsement of the manufacturer.
  • Signs, stickers or labels are to be fitted in such a manner that they do not obstruct the driver’s vision or impede the driver’s use of any controls.
  • Reporting of Traffic Violations and Vehicle Accidents – Authorized drivers will report any collision or traffic violation while driving on company duties to the appropriate personnel.