road safety

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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February 2021 Safety Coach: Don’t Chase Safety, Choose Safety

Safety CoachSpeed Toward Solutions During the pandemic, traffic volume has decreased on roads across the U.S., but traffic fatalities have increased at a disproportionate rate. In part, this can be traced to speeding, distracted driving and even not wearing a seat belt – all reckless driving behaviors. Too many drivers see open roads and think …

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September 2020 Newsletter: If Safety Vision is Clear, then Results Will Appear

Doggone Right Some workplace safety and health programs may overlook impairment. One reason: People are of the mindset that nobody would work impaired. When they hear incidents of drug impairment have increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, they express shock and concern. They wonder: How is that possible? Why is this occurring? How could this affect …

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Motor Scooter Safety: Connect the Pieces of This Safety Puzzle

In recent years, motorized scooters have become the transportation rage. So have the accompanying safety concerns. Scooter riders have suffered broken bones and traumatic brain injuries from falls, striking pedestrians or fixed objects and in collisions with vehicles. In this edition of Live with Lisa, I share steps scooter riders can take to reduce risk. …

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Put Your Best Foot Forward

When it comes to motorists and pedestrians, Our Driving Concern Senior Program Manager Lisa Robinson describes safety as a two-way street. Pedestrians need to use crosswalks, avoid being distracted by phone calls, text messages and the sound of music playing in their ears. Drivers, likewise, need slow down in congested areas and focus 100% of …

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