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August 2020 Safety Coach: End of Summer and Beginning of New Safety Season

Safety CoachSort for Safety In some places, the amount of traffic this fall may be significantly reduced. In others, people may be going back to the office and school. Expect to encounter additional pedestrians and bicyclists, who may not be visible or are between parked vehicles, particularly during peak travel times. This mixed bag presents …

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May 2020 Safety Coach: Safety without a Plan is Like a Car without Wheels

Safety CoachPencil Tip Sharp Recently, I sent details about upcoming continuing education opportunities to David Holden, senior safety specialist with the City of El Paso’s water department. I was struck by how quickly he responded. As it turns out, he makes it a practice to share this type of information with his safety team – …

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April 2019 Safety Coach: Amateurs Complain, Professionals Fix

Safety CoachFollow the Leader It’s not just large and small businesses that stand to see a return on investment after implementing or upgrading transportation safety programs. Municipal entities, like the City of Waco, also have achieved positive results since partnering with the National Safety Council and Our Driving Concern. When you reduce crash incidents, you …

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