National Safety Council

June 2021 Newsletter: Dip Your Toes in This Safety Pool

Best and Brightest In the U.S., preliminary data for 2020 shows that while vehicle miles driven were down, crash rates increased. Transportation incidents continue to be the leading cause of occupational fatalities. The most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics data from 2019 show an increase in transportation-related occupational fatalities. Of those killed on the job, nearly …

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Make Safety Your To-Go Choice

With the arrival of warmer weather, you no doubt have noticed alcoholic beverages in ice buckets by cash registers at many gas and convenience store locations. You can pick up “beach chillers” in the drive-through lane at the Daiquiri Shack. Alcohol deliveries and cocktails-to-go are not only commonplace today, they have come to be expected …

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To Me, Safety is More than Just a Hop, Skip and Drive

Last month, I was featured in a blog post highlighting the stories of seven women who have made lasting contributions to educational equity through transportation solutions. I was humbled and honored! The blog was written by Aylin Cook for HopSkipDrive as part of a Women’s History Month celebration. HopSkipDrive is a mission-driven organization that has …

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April 2021 Newsletter: ABCs Backward: Conceive, Believe, Achieve!

Mythbusters Distracted driving is all too common and deadly. Distracted Driving Awareness Month is a perfect opportunity to educate employees on safe driving behaviors. One of the best ways to participate is to dispel myths about distracted driving. Discuss the following three common myths with employees to encourage them to be safer on the roads: …

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