Vehicle Inspection: Quick walk-around for visible issues (tire condition, lights, mirrors).
Seat Adjustment: Ensure a comfortable and safe seating position.
Mirror Adjustment: All mirrors correctly positioned for maximum visibility.
Safety Gear: Confirm the presence of high-visibility vest, hard hat (if required), and other safety wearables.
Check Telematics Device: Ensure it’s powered on, updated, and functional.
Seatbelt: Always fastened before ignition.
Remove Distractions: Place mobile phones in “Do Not Disturb” mode or equivalent.
Weather and Route Check: Briefly review expected weather conditions and choose the safest route.
Speed: Adhere to posted speed limits and adjust for conditions.
Follow Distance: Keep a safe distance from the vehicle in front, especially in poor conditions.
Breaks: Ensure timely breaks during long journeys to reduce fatigue.
Telematics Alerts: Pay heed to any alerts or notifications from the system, like Damoov.
Vehicle Shutdown: Park in designated areas, turn off all lights, and secure the vehicle.
Log Hours: Record driving hours, especially important for those under regulated driving limits.
Incident Reporting: Report any minor issues, near misses, or significant incidents to management.
Feedback: Provide any feedback on route issues, telematics device performance, or other relevant concerns.
Vehicle Deep Clean: Ensure the interior and exterior of the vehicle remain tidy and hygienic.
Review Telematics Data: Check for any recurring driving habits that need attention.
Maintenance Check: Look for minor issues that might escalate, like fluid levels, brake conditions, or light functionality.
Team Meeting: Attend or conduct a brief team meeting to discuss any safety concerns, updates, or company announcements.