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This document is not a standard or regulation, and it creates no new legal obligations. Likewise, it cannot and does not diminish any obligations established by Federal or state statute, rule, or standard. The document is advisory in nature, informational in content, and is intended to assist employers in providing a safe and healthful workplace.
The 10-Step Program provides guidelines for what an employer can do to improve traffic safety performance and minimize the
risk of motor vehicle crashes.
The 10-Step Program provides guidelines for what an employer can do to improve traffic safety performance and minimize the risk of motor vehicle crashes. Following these steps helps to ensure that you hire capable drivers, only allow eligible drivers to drive on company business, train them, supervise them, and maintain company vehicles properly.
Adherence to these 10 steps can also help to keep your motor vehicle insurance costs as low as possible.
- Senior Management Commitment & Employee Involvement
- Written Policies and Procedures
- Driver Agreements
- Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Checks
- Crash Reporting and Investigation
- Vehicle Selection, Maintenance and Inspection
- Disciplinary Action System
- Reward/Incentive Program
- Driver Training/Communication
- Regulatory Compliance