It's important to have safe drivers on the road. We’re here to help you make that happen. Our Risk & Safety program integrates consultative expertise and experience with driver training programs and additional safety services to help keep your drivers safe while cutting your expenses and risk.
Better drivers make for a safer fleet
Our customized fleet safety programs help you identify high-risk drivers through driver record checks and driver profile programs. We follow that up with targeted driver training for those most at-risk to improve their driving behavior and skills.
Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) checks
Running MVRs on pre-hires, employees and secondary drivers who drive your vehicles just makes good business sense. Our MVR program manages the entire process for you, from facilitating driver authorization to ensuring compliance with governmental agencies to storing all driver documentation on a secure website for you to access.
Driver risk profile
Want to know more about your drivers? Our driver risk profile program gives you information that goes beyond MVR checks. We combine driver MVR data with accident events and completed safety training to provide a complete risk picture. We can also integrate telematics events, photo enforcement violations and other data. When a driver's risk level increases, you're notified as part of our fleet risk management service. Assign additional safety training or take remedial action – the decision is yours.
Driver safety training
Safe drivers lead to lower accident rates and lower overall risk – which is exactly what you want. We can develop a tailored safety policy module with a test to ensure your drivers acknowledge and understand your company policy. Plus, our interactive web safety training modules test drivers on the content, so you know they took the course. And if you like, remedial web training can be automatically assigned due to an accident and/or MVR violations. Multiple reporting capabilities keep you in the know.
Additionally, Element's Center for Transportation Safety provides customized classroom, simulator, behind-the-wheel and mobile safety training to round out our comprehensive car and light truck safety offering.
Case study: Driver training reduces crash rates
A customer serving the energy industry needed a driver safety program to reduce its accident rates, to shrink costs and to improve their safety record.
- Fleet of light trucks that operate in challenging and remote locations
- Average 16 million miles per year
Element's Center for Transportation Safety (CTS) analyzed the customer's vehicle collisions.
- CTS study found the customer's drivers should focus on reducing particular incidents such as animal-related crashes, backing crashes, and hazard identification and response
- CTS implemented customized driver training to target problem areas
- 55% reduction in highway crashes
- 39% overall reduction in crash rates from 5.75 to 3.49 per million miles
Accidents happen. And when they do, you want to minimize costs, reduce risk and get your vehicles up and running again quickly. Our full-service accident program covers everything from the first reporting of an accident to getting your vehicle back on the road, and includes managing and negotiating repairs and getting maximum payout from third parties.
Our telematics solution helps you identify where each vehicle in your fleet is at any given time. It also helps reduce your total emissions, fuel costs, operating costs and more while improving driver accountability, safety and service response times.