Tackling Drug Driving
This Global Fleet Champions factsheet sets out information about measures for addressing drug-driving within fleets.
It stresses that drivers who are impaired by drugs, whether illegal or prescription, are never fit to be in control of a vehicle.
Any drug-driver presents a serious risk to your fleet’s safety and reputation. Robust policies and procedures and a good education programme are vital for ensuring your employees are drug-free and safe to be behind the wheel.
It suggests that common physical signs of drug use include:
dilated or pinpoint pupils
changes in appetite/eating habits
a chemical odour on breath or clothes.
Suggested measures are focused around:
The factsheet can be found here.
Global Fleet Champions/Brake October 2021