City of Austin Public Works Department

January 2021 Safety Coach: Those Are Just Flakes of Confetti!

Safety CoachCream of the Crop Positively acknowledging driver behavior is a good motivational tool. At U.S. Infrastructure’s Keller, Texas, location, drivers receive a safety scorecard on a weekly basis. Telematics data is used to track hard-braking and acceleration events. Teams compete for prizes that reward safe driving behaviors. The result of this innovative effort led …

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National Safety Council Honors Texas Employers with 2019 Our Driving Concern Traffic Safety Awards

16 organizations demonstrate commitment to keeping employees safer on Texas roadways At least one person has died on Texas roads every day for the last 18½ years. On May 30, 16 Texas employers who have partnered with the National Safety Council and Our Driving Concern were recognized for their commitment to end the unenviable streak. “It is heartbreaking to …

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