Regardless of industry, if your business uses heavy vehicles (over 4.5 tonnes) as part of its operations, then keeping your people and our roads safe should not only be a top priority, it is required by law.
On 1 October 2018, a significant amendment was made to the National Heavy Vehicle Law (NHVL) that confirms that everyone involved in the transport supply chain – from your management team to your consigners, dispatchers, contractors and drivers – responsible for the safety of your business’ transport activities.
This is known as the Chain of Responsibility (COR) and it elevates the need for safety compliance and accountability to a new level.
Every time your business transports goods using a heavy vehicle, you become part of the chain and have a shared responsibility to do everything possible to identify, assess, reduce or remove safety risks.
Anyone – not just your drivers – involved in the logistics and operation of a heavy vehicle may be legally liable for breaches to the law.
Software is a key pillar in automating the process of managing your chain of responsibility obligations.
Fostering a good safety culture and ensuring everyone in your organisation understands their responsibilities, is accountable and does the right thing under the Chain of Responsibility legislation is essential.
Your business also needs to put safety management systems and controls in place to:
EROAD has the solution!
Data provides a deep understanding of your business to not only give you peace of mind that it is performing as it should, but also that it is operating as safely as possible.
Our comprehensive suite of telematics solutions helps you to proactively navigate the complex world of compliance with the right tools, big data and insights to create a ‘safety-first’ culture at the same time as driving efficiencies within your business.
EROAD’s world-class technology helps you better monitor vehicle and driver safety, behaviour and performance.
Driver accountability has a very real impact on driver safety and compliance. A recent EROAD study found that vehicles where the driver was logged in had 50% less speed events than vehicles with no identified driver.
Want to know how EROAD can help you seamlessly manage your Chain of Responsibility obligations?
With EROAD, you have the driver-friendly tools and reports you need at your fingertips to proactively manage, and meet, your safety and compliance obligations.
EROAD’s complete telematics platform improves driver accountability. An EROAD study has found that vehicles where the driver was logged in had 50% less speed events than vehicles with no identified driver.
EROAD’s Ehubo2 helps identify not only vehicle activity, but also which driver was in the vehicle at the time via an onscreen driver login.
EROAD Inspect gives you the ability to track vehicle defects easily by capturing them during vehicle inspections and displaying them on the Defect Board — ready for you to take action.
EROAD’s Ehubo2 helps manage driver fatigue by monitoring the distance and time a vehicle has been running. It allows Fleet Managers to monitor driving time on our desktop fleet management and reporting portal – Depot.
EROAD’s smart, intuitive platform helps mitigate fatigue risk through better trip planning so drivers and vehicles are safe even before they leave the depot.
The key to creating a safer driving culture is to not only monitor driver behaviour, but to use big data and insights to continually help improve their awareness and skills. EROAD’s telematics solution bridges the gap between ‘after-the-event’ management reporting and in-cab, ‘behind-the-wheel’ influence on driver behaviour.
Our revolutionary, in-vehicle Ehubo2 device captures essential information on the driver’s behaviour and then provides immediate coaching feedback to remedy any issues immediately. The data is also available on our desktop fleet management and reporting portal – Depot.
Visibility of your partner and sub-contractor fleets is essential in order to manage your obligations under the chain of responsibility.
EROAD’s Share allows you to have the same visibility of a partner or sub-contractor’s fleets as you have of your own. This gives you the ability to continue to deliver high-quality service to your customers, whilst ensuring the safety of all drivers working for you.
EROAD’s Leaderboard allows you to compare your drivers with other fleets and vehicles in the EROAD network to help drive a culture of accountability and safety. You can also reward drivers for performance or changes in behaviour.
Being able to see, and show your drivers, how they compare with others is a simple way of demonstrating what they can do to improve their safety performance on the road.
With an easy-to-use driver login on the Ehubo2 in-cab device, the driver is clearly identified and linked to the vehicle they are driving, with personalised reporting available via Depot.
The combination of EROAD’s Ehubo2 and Depot software delivers a single, consistent platform for your drivers. You can monitor live vehicle and driver behaviour, such as seatbelt use and speeding, and EROAD’s Ehubo 2 delivers coaching and scoring to a driver directly in-cab.
Talk to us today about how EROAD’s smart telematics platform can help make your fleet safety compliance seamless and your business more efficient.
Check out EROAD’s resources on how to create a safer workplace for your drivers, safer vehicles and safer roads.
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