Company drivers must know risk of drink

first_img Comments are closed. Bosses of company car fleets need to clamp down on workers driving after aheavy night’s drinking, according to the Royal Society for the Prevention ofAccidents (RoSPA). An RAC report showed drivers did not perceive ‘morning-after motoring’ asbeing as dangerous as same-day drinking, said RoSPA. And company drivers weremore likely than other motorists to see driving after heavy drinking the nightbefore as less dangerous, it added. Charles Davis, RoSPA head of driver and fleet solutions, said: “Fleetmanagers have to understand their responsibility to ensure those driving forthem are never over the limit when on the road. It is something that needs tobe looked at as part of a company’s management of occupational road riskpolicies.” RoSPA offers one-day courses for employees to learn more about issues suchas the strength of alcoholic drinks and how little it takes to be over thelimit. The course also looks at the dangers of taking drugs and driving –particularly the everyday over-the-counter drugs that can cause drowsiness andaffect concentration. Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article Company drivers must know risk of drinkOn 1 Aug 2003 in Personnel Todaylast_img

first_img Comments are closed. Bosses of company car fleets need to clamp down on workers driving after aheavy night’s drinking, according to the Royal Society for the Prevention ofAccidents (RoSPA). An RAC report showed drivers did not perceive ‘morning-after motoring’ asbeing as dangerous as same-day drinking, said RoSPA. And company drivers weremore likely than other motorists to see driving after heavy drinking the nightbefore as less dangerous, it added. Charles Davis, RoSPA head of driver and fleet solutions, said: “Fleetmanagers have to understand their responsibility to ensure those driving forthem are never over the limit when on the road. It is something that needs tobe looked at as part of a company’s management of occupational road riskpolicies.” RoSPA offers one-day courses for employees to learn more about issues suchas the strength of alcoholic drinks and how little it takes to be over thelimit. The course also looks at the dangers of taking drugs and driving –particularly the everyday over-the-counter drugs that can cause drowsiness andaffect concentration. Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article Company drivers must know risk of drinkOn 1 Aug 2003 in Personnel Todaylast_img

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