Post Collision Driver Interview

Developing safer driving behaviours

The Health & Safety Executive now deem incidents and injuries following a road traffic collision as being an ‘at work’ injury for those drivers injured during their working day and should be investigated by the employer.

After a collision, consideration should be given to business driving and working practices and if any changes to policy or additional advice or driver training is required to reduce risk.

  • Duration: 20 to 40 minute interview depending upon circumstances
  • Delegates: 1:1 
  • Price: available on request
  • Format: telephone or online conversation
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Improving safety and meeting compliance

Manage driver risk
Manage driver risk through collision data capture and make policy decisions based on data and analyses.

Meet your duty of care
Meet your duty of care and commitment to Health & Safety Regulations by investigating injuries or near miss driving incidents, which could have caused injury.

Improve your drivers’ on-road competence and knowledge
- Improve driver health and well-being following a collision or serious incident
-Review working and driving practices within the business to improve safety
-Making safe driving part of everyday life

I shall be even more aware and alert on the roads now and in the future. The way he [Mick] taught me makes me want to change my thinking and driving forever, not just for today

Umar Hussain Animal Plant Health Agency

Participant benefits

driving lawdriving lawdriving lawMeet their duty of care obligations  following a collision, incident or serious near miss

driver policyReinforce their driver policy and importance of road safety and driver management to employees

adviceProvide verbal advice to driver where appropriate

workshopIdentify potential training needs to restore driver confidence and or reduce risk of similar future collisions

process improvementInvestigate the causes and consequences of the collision and gather essential data to influence improvements in health & safety and driver policy

Course details

Who to interview

Anybody involved in a road traffic collision/incident, near miss or a series of incidents and is an employee of a business committed to road safety and duty of care.

Drivers of any vehicle category. 

Delivery method

The interview is facilitated by a former roads policing officer with fleet driver training experience. 

On receipt of the collision report an initial investigation into the driver summary takes place along with any applicable research into the location of the incident. 

The interview will be coordinated directly with the driver, which take 20-40 minutes, resulting in a detailed interview and investigation report with recommendations.

Interview will be by telephone or online.

Interview outline
  • Explanation and reason for the interview
  • Effective speed management
  • Discussion around the drivers’ collision or incident
  • Safe driving decisions
  • Factors affecting driving performance
  • Interview review

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