Every company whose business depends upon large industrial vehicle fleets is worried about vehicle accidents. Although the business cost of accidents is substantial, it is the risk of lawsuits and punitive damages that keeps many fleet and risk managers up at nights. One need only drive down the interstate and count the number of billboards advertising plaintiffs’ attorneys and trucking accidents to have that idea reinforced.
This comprehensive white paper, presented by Houston legal firm Alaniz Schraeder Linker Farries Mayes, answers the question:
‘How does a company balance the need to implement adequate levels of vehicle safety technology to avoid a negligence finding while still trying to maintain business and operational efficiencies?’