North America Contractor Driving Requirements
1. Both Parties recognize the importance of safe driving in the conduct of their businesses and
believe it makes good business sense to improve driving safety. To this end, Contractor will
implement its own safe Driving Practice/Procedure (Driving Practice) prior to Jan. 1 2006.
Contractor will comply with its own Driving Practice at all times while performing services for
Company under this Contract.
2. Contractor’s Driving Practice will, as a minimum, establish requirements which include:
1. The vehicle is fit for the purpose and has been maintained in safe working order, with
seatbelts installed and functional
2. The number of passengers does not exceed manufacturer's specification for the vehicle
3. Loads are secure and do not exceed manufacturer’s specification and legal limits for
4. They are appropriately assessed, licensed, trained and medically fit to operate the
5. They are appropriately rested and alert
6. They do not use a mobile phone or other two-way communication device while
operating the vehicle
7. Seatbelts are worn by all occupants at all times whenever a vehicle is in motion
8. They are not under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or any other substance or
medication that could impair their ability to drive
9. Safety helmets are worn by rider and passengers of quads, snowmobiles and similar
types of vehicle. Motorcycles are prohibited for use on BP business.
3. It is strongly encouraged that the journey has been assessed and journey risk
management plans are in place.
4. Contractor agrees to be responsible for implementing, monitoring, and auditing adherence
to the Driving Practice. The Parties acknowledge and agree that nothing in this Contract, the
Driving Practice, Contractor’s implementation, monitoring, or auditing of the Driving Practice,
or the relationship of the Parties, will in any way be construed to mean or imply that