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Negligent Entrustment Is Based on What You Should Have Known

Negligent entrustment lawsuits typically focus on whether the company has an established safety policy and whether it enforces those policies. It is important to remember the standard for negligent entrustment is not whether the employer knows it has put people at risk; it is whether the employer should have known.

Types of Driver Reimbursement

There are four types of driver reimbursement models: IRS business mileage reimbursement rate, a fixed allowance, the Fixed and Variable Reimbursement Rate (FAVR), and a hybrid model that uses the FAVR guidelines but delivers the driver payment in a cents-per-mile model.

Driver Reimbursement Perks and Pitfalls

While fleets typically gravitate toward company provided models, there are legitimate reasons they might want to consider utilizing a reimbursement program. However, there are a number of caveats fleets should consider.

How Fleets Can Minimize Liability Exposure

The best practices to limiting liability exposure begins with a good driver screening process and continues all the way to how drivers handle themselves in the event of an accident.