Do you do these things when transporting your clients?

  • Client’s seatbelt is secured properly
  • Your seatbelt is secured properly
  • ­Shoulder belt is not placed behind the client’s back or under the arm
  • ­Client is secured in back seat where appropriate
  • ­Driving distractions have been eliminated (such as cell phones)
  • ­Vehicle walk-around inspection completed
  • ­Vehicle engine, steering, lights, etc. are working properly
  • ­Vehicle mirrors are in proper position
  • ­Driving directions are obtained before driving begins
  • ­Smoking is not allowed in the vehicle
  • Plenty of driving time is allowed
  • ­All traffic laws are observed

By implementing this transportation safety checklist, you are ensuring you and your client’s safety during your travels.