Why your employees' driving record can be a reflection on your company

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Mon, Nov 6, 2017

    You’ve seen it before – a good employee makes a horrible decision in his or her personal vehicle. What are the implications for your company if the employee’s license is revoked, canceled, or suspended due to alcohol, controlled substance or felony violations?

    As an employer, you are caught in the balance between a good employee and the potential for vicarious liability, which holds you responsible for the actions or omissions of another person – in this instance, your employees.  As a result, you need to understand the “Doctrine of Negligent Entrustment” and the potential impact that your employees’ decisions can have on your business.

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