If you want to ensure the success of your field force and service force operations, you need to take care of the safety of your field force and service force. This is one of the vital aspects you need to consider as a long-term measure, your business will flourish when your field force performs their duties to the best of their abilities provided they are safe. Here are five tips on how you can improve the driving safety of your field force/service force.
Tips To Improve Driver Safety
Here are some essential tips you can use to enhance driving safety.
1. Use telematics
Though businesses that have field sales or field service operations employ CRM’s & service ERP’s, they miss out on aspects like safety. There can be several missed opportunities. Data helps you in getting actionable insights that you can use to improve the behaviour of your field force. You can keep a tab on unsafe driving practices and unlock powerful insights by integrating telematics with your key software.
2. Create a distraction-free driving policy
Your business must have a distraction-free driving policy besides other policies. It is common for drivers to engage in other activities while driving, which could lead to accidents. Ensuring your drivers stay away from operating mobile phones while driving is a crucial aspect of this policy.
3. Conduct training programs
Educating your drivers regularly about safe driving practices is one of the best ways to promote driver behaviour safety. You can conduct periodical workshops to show the ill-effects of rash driving, distractions, and highlight best practices.
4. Reward drivers
You can implement an incentive program to encourage good driving practices in your fleet. The prize will not only motivate the driver but also persuade other drivers to follow the same. It will also lead to better compliance with driving safety policies.
5. Have a feedback system
Giving constant feedback to field employees on their driving behaviour at a regular cadence and at the right time goes a long way in bringing about a behaviour change.
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