Mark Riggs tries to handle steering, shifting and watching the road -- all while talking on his cell phone cellphone. While promoting safety is the most important reason for companies to enact policies against distracted driving, if an employee crashes while driving a company vehicle or using a company phone or driving a personal vehicle and using a personal phone for company concerns, the employer can be held liable.
Mark Riggs tries to handle steering, shifting and watching the road -- all while talking on his cell phone cellphone. While promoting safety is the most important reason for companies to enact policies against distracted driving, if an employee crashes while driving a company vehicle or using a company phone or driving a personal vehicle and using a personal phone for company concerns, the employer can be held liable. Hugh Gannum Knight Ridder
Mark Riggs tries to handle steering, shifting and watching the road -- all while talking on his cell phone cellphone. While promoting safety is the most important reason for companies to enact policies against distracted driving, if an employee crashes while driving a company vehicle or using a company phone or driving a personal vehicle and using a personal phone for company concerns, the employer can be held liable. Hugh Gannum Knight Ridder

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April 17, 2017 5:00 AM

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