When it came to company vehicles and employee drivers, GreenLandscaping Co. (a pseudonym) did a lot of things right. Thevehicles were maintained on a set schedule, their employees wereall subject to biennial motor vehicle record reviews and everytruck was outfitted with a telematics device that reports thevehicle’s location and speed.

But that didn’t eliminate every risk from the company’s drivingexperience.

While driving his personal (unmonitored) vehicle to a job site,a company manager looked down to search for his ringing cell phone — and crossed the yellow line, strikinganother vehicle head-on. Sadly, the other driver was seriouslyinjured.

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