The battery-electric Ford Transit 350HD from Lightning Systems now qualifies for a state incentive program in New York, the Loveland, Colo.-based vehicle modifier has announced.
Safety Programs with Monetary Incentives May Encourage Under-Reporting of Incidents
Do fleet safety incentives “dis-incentivize” the reporting of safety incidents, especially if employees are monetarily rewarded for achieving a low rate of incidents? Under the umbrella of these monetary-based safety incentive programs is not just cash or bonuses, but also award merchandise, award trips, paid days off, and upgraded vehicles or availability of driver amenity options. The question is whether they are potentially counter-productive to the intent of fleet safety programs?