During this pandemic, not only has there been an increase in speeding, but there was also an increase in the use of handheld devices while driving. Although there was a sharp decline in accident rates in March – about 20-30% lower compared to last year – there was a 10% increase in the number of speeding-related accidents.
While employees are still sheltering-in-place or working virtually from home, there is an erosion of driving skills due to decreased time behind that wheel that has prompted proactive fleets to have drivers take the refresher online safety courses.
Thorn Valley provides these and other resources that can assist fleet managers continue to maintain – profitability through safety!
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