Loss Control Program



VTLP offers its members so much more than simply financial protection against losses. The pool provides a wide range of customized safety and risk management services designed for loss prevention and mitigation.  We assess risk exposures and help create effective risk management systems for individual members.


Loss Control services include:

  • On-site safety review and loss control assessment - with reports provided directly to senior management
  • Member ride-alongs to assess routes and driver activity - feedback provided to members
  • Root Cause Analysis to help members identify and treat systemic risks
  • Electronic safety messages for display in Dispatch and driver lounges provided monthly
  • Provide training programs tailored to members' needs - training is provided at no cost to members
  • Provide members with safety-message promotional material for their drivers and for display in work areas
  • Attend member safety meetings - answer questions, provide training and commentary
  • Risk profile reports based on claim data analysis that show past performance compared to pool and industry averages, and identify trends for loss control strategies - prepared specifically for each member
  • Research and recommendations pertaining to key issues and/or new legislation
  • Risk management newsletter with educational articles, claim analysis, and training opportunities


 "VTLP is responsive, offers great training opportunities.  Supports us with customer service and also attends agency functions - they are involved and they care.  Also straightforward - they tell it like it is without being too technical." - Gerald Gatobu, Interim Director of Transportation, Harrisonburg Transit