Introduction to this document

Safety briefing - safe driving

This briefing addresses the key risks and control measures regarding driving for work.

What’s covered?

The aim of this Safety Briefing - Safe Driving is to ensure all staff are fully aware of the potential risks associated with driving and what they should be doing to minimise the chances of an accident/incident.

Hazards and risks

The briefing identifies the hazards and risks including driving when tired, faulty vehicles, using a mobile phone and driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.


Control measures include checking driving licences, ensuring staff have appropriate insurance cover, servicing vehicles and implementing a policy that covers the use of mobile phones.

Key points

Attendees must take note of the following key points:

  • “Day-to-day vehicle checks must be undertaken by the keeper of the vehicle in accordance with the vehicle handbook.
  • Tiredness kills - take breaks at least every two hours or 100 miles, get out of car and walk about for at least ten minutes.




safe driving

17 Jun 2016
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