COVID-19 Resource Center

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COVID-19: Staying Safe While Driving for Work Purposes

This course will cover the key issues facing those who drive for work, and recommend the steps you can take to continue protecting drivers with COVID-conscious policies.  It will help you to:


As restrictions are gradually eased around the world following the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations are making plans for employees to return to work. But, with the world having changed dramatically, and new health and safety considerations to address, how do you ensure the safety of employees as they go back out on the road?

This short eLearning course focuses on 12 tips designed to help protect the safety of those driving work purposes, and of their families as they return home. The best practices fall into three parts:

  • Pre-planning work
  • Driving for work
  • Returning to loved ones

COVID-19: Defensive Driving Tips & Best Practices

This short (7 Minute) eLearning course provides quick and easy tips for drivers who continue to work during the COVID-19 pandemic, along with a 5-question quiz to lock in key learnings.

Topics covered include:

  • Personal/vehicle hygiene and sanitization best practices
  • Advice on off-limits locations and staying safe during rest breaks
  • Social distancing, customer interactions and unsafe working spaces
  • The importance of defensive driving
  • Avoiding distractions behind the wheel
  • Prioritizing well-being
  • Links to latest best practices from the CDC (Center for Disease Control) and WHO (World Health Organization).
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Q&A with our Experts

Q: Do I need to change any policies regarding authorized family use of company vehicles?

A: During the COVID-19 pandemic, a sensible option for fleet, safety, and risk managers is to restrict family authorization to limit the number of people using the same vehicle.

Jim Noble
Senior Vice President, Risk Engineering

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Q: What should I do if a driver mentions they feel unwell during their shift?

A: The well-being of drivers is top priority. Ensure that they feel well enough to drive home, or to contact a relative to collect them. Read more in the link below.

Teri Snow
eDriving’s EHS&S Advisor

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