Texas Department of Transportation

Not Too Late to Submit Your Application, Be Part of Our Safety Celebration

It’s not too late to get recognized! Hard work and dedication to employee/driver and transportation safety deserves recognition! APPLY for 2021 Our Driving Concern Texas Employer Traffic Safety awards: Submit your application through this link. Each year, Our Driving Concern honors Texas employers through a unique awards recognition program. Traffic safety awards are presented to Texas organizations that …

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July 2020 Newsletter: Unsettled Times Call for Extraordinary Actions

Stress Solutions During the COVID-19 pandemic, distracted driving and impaired driving incidents have been reported across the nation despite the fact fewer vehicles are on the roadways. Concerns about mental illness and substance use disorders have surfaced, and many of these issues can be linked directly to stress. Your employees are worried about safety, job …

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June 2020 Safety Coach: Little Things? Little Moments? Turns Out, They’re Not So Little

Safety CoachZen Safety Moment Alex Epstein, director of transportation safety at the National Safety Council, grew up in New York City and took his driving test on the streets of Manhattan. He has lived all around the U.S., from New England to Seattle to Fairbanks, Alaska. His personal journey eventually took him to the congested …

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National Safety Council Honors Texas Employers with 2020 Our Driving Concern Traffic Safety Awards

One reportable crash occurs every minute on Texas roads. Thousands die every year, and tens of thousands more suffer severe injuries. Today, the National Safety Council and representatives with the Our Driving Concern Texas Employer Traffic Safety Program are thrilled to recognize 12 traffic safety award recipients and six others who earned honorable mention for …

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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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