In this Public Information Film, you learn how unbuckled bodies can collide in a crash, increasing risks of injuries and fatalities. Traveling at 30-mph, an adult passenger riding in the…
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If you are a passenger and the driver engages in an unsafe behavior, you need to speak up. A passenger in a car or truck plays just as important a…
A: A driver’s field of vision can be narrowed to include only areas illuminated by headlights and fixed road lights. Depth perception and peripheral vision can be compromised. And then, there is fatigue.
Fatigue is caused by sleep-deprivation, time-on-task tedium and body-clock disruption. All can be factors leading to drowsy driving. The ability to sustain attention, see and react to hazards dips when drivers are drowsy. In a National Safety Council survey, one in five working Americans admitted to falling asleep while driving in the past month.
October is a good time to talk about risks associated with night driving and pedestrian safety because the month typically is reserved for fall festivals and Halloween activities and concludes as daylight savings time nears an end. Your drivers and employees will be driving during more in the dark.
“Having to tell someone their loved one is deceased, that’s one of the hardest things you ever have to do.” (Courtesy of Texas Department of Transportation)
Officer recounts the sad story of a driver who died in the lap of his fiancée. (Courtesy of Texas Department of Transportation)
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