Setting Vehicle Policies to Reduce Your Liability
There are numerous good reasons for having a vehicle policy if you have personnel using your vehicles;but arguably the most important is that the right vehicle policy can help you reduce respondeat superior liability. The term “respondeat superior” is a legal way of saying, “If your employee is using your vehicle to perform work for you, I’m holding you responsible if the person gets into an accident with that vehicle.”
The Policy contains:
- 1 page Introduction Letter with printing instructions
- 1 Take-Home Policy for company vehicles template, this page is designed for placement of company logo with a signature line so that your personnel can sign received/read and agree to comply. (to be placed in personnel file)
- 2 page Take-Home Vehicle Policy with examples and suggestions for drafting policies that meet your specific or unique company needs.
There are many things that you can do to lower the risks associated with having employees drive your vehicles and this printable template was designed to give you everything you need to get your Company Vehicle Take-Home Policy rolling’