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Episode 177


Topic: What To Do About Distracted Driving

Guest: Linda Midyett, Vice President, Loss Control Director, PestSure

In this episode we discuss:

  • Our sponsors Coalmarch by Workwave and PestSure

  • PMP Industry Insiders Peer Groups

  • Donnie's distracted driving story

  • Why auto insurance rates are going up

  • How the percentage of accidents "within a driver's control" are creeping up

  • Why Linda views cell phone use while driving as a habit and not a necessity

  • How to change your company's culture around distracted driving

  • How to quantify the results of implementing a distracted driver policy

  • How to enforce policies and change behaviors

  • Linda's example of how pest control companies successfully change other behaviors

  • The accident frequency rate of compliant vs. noncompliant companies

  • How to overcome objections and "what about" scenarios in your business

  • The resources and services PestSure provides related to distracted driving

Resources mentioned:

Notable: "With everyone else on the road distracted, our drivers can't be." —Linda Midyett

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