Road safety

Driving Safety Standards

  • Seatbelts are worn by all occupants at all times whenever a vehicle is in motion

  • Drivers are appropriately assessed, licensed, trained, and have functional capacity to operate the vehicle

  • Vehicles are fitted with in-vehicle monitoring system (IVMS), producing journey data to be analyzed and fed back to Drivers and supervisors

  • Drivers are medically fit to operate a vehicle, appropriately rested and alert and must never operate any vehicle when tired or fatigued

  • Drivers do not use a mobile phone or other two-way communication device while operating the vehicle

  • Drivers are not under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or any other substance or medication that could impair their ability to drive

  • The vehicle is fit for the purpose, and has been maintained in safe working order, with seatbelts installed and functional

  • The number of passengers does not exceed manufacturer's specification for the vehicle (governed by the number of passenger seats)

  • Loads are secure and do not exceed manufacturer’s specification and legal limits for the vehicle

  • Risks of the journey have been assessed and journey risk management plans in place

  • Company management system should include requirements for land transport safety and its effective implementation

  • While operating the vehicle irrespective of driving environment – Drivers should always expect unexpected