Driving a heavy vehicle is a difficult job. This is why health and safety should be the top priority for fleet managers. HGV experts at Surrey and Hampshire HGV Training have revealed their 9 tips to help improve the safety of your HGV drivers.
1. Safety should always come first
The safety of your drivers should always be your top priority. It is way more important than speed, efficiency or even the profit margin of the company. An injured driver could cost you a lot of income or business, so it’s in your best interest that your drivers are as safe on the road as possible. Encourage your drivers to tell you what they need in terms of safety. They might provide you valuable insights which safety inspectors may not.
2. Perform regular inspections on all vehicles
By performing regular maintenance on all your vehicles, you can detect and fix …