Workplace Safety Extends to Company Vehicles

Unfortunately, rigorous safety practices that apply in a factory or an office tend not to be as strictly applied to motor vehicle use. Companies tend to expose themselves to fines from work safety authorities and potential litigation if they don’t ensure people using company-owned, or their own, vehicle for work take regular eyesight tests.

Not all companies require drivers to sign contracts in which they agree to report any demerit point they incur and give permission for an employer to receive police notification of driving offences. There are more work-related accidents involving motor vehicles in which the fault can be put on the employer’s failure to maintain the vehicle to a fit and proper standard.

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