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Safe-Driving Tools

Driving is one of the highest risks facing you and your employees. Transportation incidents accounted for nearly 50% of all occupational fatalities in 2021, according to Texas Department of Insurance. As your partner in safety, Texas Mutual provides training tools and resources to help you educate your workforce.

Help prevent motor vehicle accidents and fatalities with our four-point strategy and safe-driving tools.

A four-point strategy to prioritize safe driving

Find tips and resources to help you with driver selection, driver conduct, driver training and driver monitoring. To view the suggested resources below and more, log in to your Texas Mutual Online (TMO) account, select Safety and click on Safety and employer resources catalog.

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Take steps to hire employees who demonstrate safe-driving behavior and share your commitment to safety.

  • Obtain driver motor vehicle records (MVRs) through Texas DPS and ask your agent about your auto carrier’s MVR checks and insurability standards.
  • Develop driver selection standards.
  • Conduct pre-hire road tests.

Log in to access these recommended resources exclusive to Texas Mutual policyholders:

  • Commercial Motor Vehicle Road Test Evaluation and Coaching Form
  • Driver Acceptability Matrix Form

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With a written safe-driving program, you establish expectations for your employees and have a roadmap to address infractions.

Log in to access:

  • Fleet Safety Policy
  • Distracted Driving Policy
  • The Management File – Preventing Claims While Disciplining and Terminating Employees

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Providing consistent training is an ongoing effort and investment to prioritize safe driving.

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Use an in-vehicle monitoring system (IVMS) to evaluate employees’ driving performance. Leading providers include:

  • StriveSafe from Geoforce – StriveSafe is an IVMS that is utilized by Texas Mutual for our employees. Over the past 12 years, StriveSafe users have found up to a 90% reduction in motor vehicle accidents and cost savings of up to a gallon of gas per day per vehicle.
  • LifeSaver – Phone-based call blocker and driver tracking system
  • Nextbase – Dashcam system
  • Verizon Connect – Vehicle tracking system
  • Netradyne – Dashcam system
  • Lytx – Dashcam system, artificial intelligence, machine vision, fleet safety and DOT compliance

60 Seconds to Safer Driving

Our 60 Seconds to Safer Driving video series offers your employees quick, memorable lessons on preventing motor vehicle accidents. These videos are also available in Spanish.


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