Compliance Center

Distracted Driving

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THIS SECTION IS FOR YOU if you’re engaged in trucking, delivery, logistics or any other operations where employees operate a motor vehicle while doing their job. The Compliance Center explains how distractions caused by drivers using cell phones and other electronic devices can result in not only traffic accidents but liability under OSHA, DOT, state highway traffic safety and, above all, negligence law.

Articles & Insight
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  • sample image SPECIAL REPORT on Distracted Driving & Employer Liability

    A special report on how accidents caused by employees driving distracted can result in liability to the organization....
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  • sample image Liability for Distracted Driving: Lessons from the 24 Million Coca-Cola Case

    How following state distracted driving laws affect your risk of liability for negligence...
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  • sample image Avoiding OSHA Liability for Distracted Driving by Your Employees

    Allowing (or requiring) workers to text and drive is not only dangerous but also an OSHA liability risk. There are 5 things you should do to protect yourself...
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  • sample image How to Create an Effective Cell Phones & Driving Policy

    Banning cell phone use/texting by workers who drive is not only important for safety but to insulate your company from liability...
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  • sample image How to Get Your Company to Ban Texting & Driving

    Motorists who text or use cell phones when they drive are at 4 times greater risk of traffic accidents. Learn how to get your company to ban texting while driving.
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  • sample image Test Your OSHA I.Q.: Is Employer Liable for Employee's Distracted Driving?

    If an employee wrecks or injures another person because they were distracted while driving on the job, can the employer be held responsible?
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Time Saving Tools
  • Model Cell Phone & Driving Policy
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    Use this model policy that you can use to ban cell phone use by workers who drive... Read More...

  • Model Texting & Driving Policy
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    Here’s a model policy that you can use to ban cell texting by workers who drive.... Read More...

  • Training Materials: Safety Talk for Your Employees on Dangers of Cell Phones & Driving
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    This handout will assist you in educating your workers about the dangers of cell-phone use while driving, and will avoid unnecessary accidents... Read More...

 
 
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