LESS THAN 1% DRIVING TIME IS SPENT REVERSING
Parking and reversing incidents account for the majority of minor damage claims, which in most instances go un-repaired until they accumulate over time to something worthwhile – this goes for minor scrapes and dents to broken lenses and cracked mirrors.
The majority of incidents are caused by lack of attention to the task at hand eg., not observing danger zones in the area you wish to park. This may also apply to a worker who has driven out to a site and forgotten a necessary tool back in the workshop. In their haste to return, they are involved in a ‘vehicle-manoeuvring incident’