transportation 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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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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October 2020 Newsletter: One Decade Down and Many More to Go on This Safety Journey

Commit to Driving Distraction-Free Despite a decline in traffic volume, crash fatality rates have spiked in the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic. Speeding, impaired driving and distracted driving are three high-risk driver behaviors that continue to be contributing factors in most crashes. The National Safety Council postponed the 10-year anniversary observance of Distracted Driving Awareness …

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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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August 2020 Newsletter: Make Max Safety the New Road Trend

Behavior Choices Earlier this year, Robert Wunderlich, director of Texas A&M Institute’s Center for Transportation Safety, spoke about three high-risk driver behaviors, two high-risk crash types and three high-risk roadway user groups. Driver behavior and traffic-related crash trends affect employers every day, whether crashes occur on or off the job. Nationally, three high-risk behaviors have …

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