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Using fleet technology to reduce accidents and liabilities in construction

October 14, 2016

With the construction industry growing at a healthy pace in recent years, many contractors face the challenge of managing heavily congested job sites crowded with company-owned fleets and subcontractor and supplier vehicles.

Andy Peterson

Commercial Auto Segment Director, Risk Engineering

As the Commercial Auto Segment Director for Risk Engineering at Zurich in North America, Andy... About this expert

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As a result, truck and vehicle accidents both on and off job sites are on the rise and inexperienced workers and drivers are further exacerbating the problem.

Additionally, many of today’s projects are in dense urban areas, where the volume of private vehicle and pedestrian traffic adjacent to job sites is higher than in a suburban or rural area. This puts the public at further risk of accident and injury.