Evaluation of Safety and Risk Management Practices

Evaluation of Safety and Risk Management Practices

LaPorte CSA can evaluate the effectiveness of the motor carrier’s safety and risk management practices and recommend changes. In doing so the following considerations are made:

  • Driver Hiring/Retention/Firing
  • Hours of Service
  • Vehicles and Maintenance
  • Claims Handling and Procedures
    • What measures can the company take to ensure that small claims stay small?
    • Is there adequate and timely investigation of claims?
    • Establishment of formal record retention policy
    • Proper use of driver written or recorded statements
    • How to train drivers on how to respond and act at the scene of an accident.
    • How to identify fraudulent and high lawsuit potential claims.
  • Accident Review and Analysis
    • Preventability determinations
    • Identify trends and recommend countermeasures.
    • Identification of increases in exposure and recommend mitigation measures