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1 in 3 of your corporate drivers may not be fit to drive

03 June 2013

Did you know 33% of road traffic collisions involve someone driving on behalf of work?

Research has shown that as many as 1 in 3 drivers may not have good enough eyesight to drive safely; and many will not have taken an eyesight test since being asked to read a number plate at 20 metres during their driving test.

Changes to legislation could affect you and your employees. Company car and van drivers could be stripped of their licence within hours if they fail a roadside eyesight test and as such fleet managers are being advised to give everyone who drives a company vehicle regular eyesight tests. 

Although there is currently no specific legal requirement for a business to ensure that its drivers comply with minimum sight requirements, companies are being encouraged to introduce regular eye tests to prove duty of care.

ASE Corporate Eye Care's Drivers Eyecare Plan (from just £39.00) entitles the employee to a sight test and single vision, bifocal or varifocal lenses for assisting with driving on behalf of work.

Keep your employees safe on the road, call us today and receive a 10% discount on driving eyecare.  Offer ends July 31st  2013.