Protect your business from the hazards of the road
Most traffic violations are easily preventable. DIRECTOR records each driver’s unsafe driving incidents, including speeding, harsh acceleration, harsh braking and cornering. Performance data is compiled and ranked in Driver Scorecards, which helps identify the drivers exhibiting the most problematic trends. Managers can use this information to address unsafe habits on an individual basis. Through one-to-one coaching sessions with drivers, behaviour behind the wheel improves and businesses can see a decrease in fines.
Often, drivers are hesitant in admitting they need coaching. DIRECTOR gives both managers and drivers an objective look at unsafe incidents with the Event Viewer feature. This safety tool replays vehicle conduct on DIRECTOR’s map, showing both speed and tilt for speeding, cornering, braking and acceleration. The Event Viewer gives a real idea of how drivers are handling their vehicles on a daily basis.
Driver Scorecards and the Event Viewer together can help managers set goals for drivers and hold them accountable. By using performance data to measure incidents of unsafe driving, it’s easy for managers to properly train their staff to drive safer. By seeing their performance broken down into numbers, drivers can clearly see what they need to do to improve. Managers can build individual training plans for drivers that need help and incentivise good drivers through reward programs for positive performance.
Safer driving helps improve nearly every layer of fleet operations. Improved vehicle handling leads to less wear and tear, reducing maintenance costs and vehicle depreciation. This also inhibits the risk of an accident, fatality or damage to drivers or company vehicles. Safe drivers stay on the road, increasing the amount of jobs they can complete. With fewer road violations and accidents, companies experience reduced insurance discounts and lower premiums. The money saved can be reinvested in other areas of business operations.
Better drivers generate better word-of-mouth. Fewer accidents and faster, safer deliveries allow businesses to put their best foot forward. Safe drivers also stay off the evening news and consistently meet customer and company expectations. A safe fleet remains in the public’s good eye and helps build a higher number of business relationships.