Formal driving arrangements and procedures

Current health and safety legislation requires companies employing five people or more to establish a formal health and safety policy as well as documented risk assessments. The policy should include the general arrangements in place for: Breakdown and assistance Driver distractions (e.g. use of mobile phones and satellite navigation devices) Fitness for work (e.g. alcohol, drugs, medical conditions, tiredness etc.) Fines and charges (e.g. parking and speeding fines, toll and congestion charges etc.) Licences Insurances Inspection and maintenance Road traffic accidents (driver and company obligations) Journey planning and rest periods Aggressive and violent behaviour Smoking First aid. Your risk assessments

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