Negligent entrustment is of enormous consequence to fleets and this week we publish the first of a three-part series on this subject, authored by CEI’s Kevin Reilly.
We recall an incident several years ago where an intoxicated driver of a company van killed a pedestrian in a crosswalk. The Fortune 500 firm had never checked his MVR. If they had, they would have found that his license had been revoked because of a previous drunk driving arrest. The settlement, of course, was substantial but, more tragically, a life was lost.
Has your company banned cellphone use while driving? Don’t think it’s a crisis? Read “Distracted Driving – When Your Life & Livelihood Are on the Line”.
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