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How Memorial Day Fatalities May Affect Fleet Drivers

Estimates indicate that over 400 people may lose their lives and nearly 46,000 may be seriously injured while on the nation's roads this Memorial Day Weekend, according to the National Safety Council (NSC). For commercial fleets, safe driving messaging should start in the workplace.

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National Safety Council Awards Three Road Safety Grants

The National Safety Council's Road to Zero Coalition has awarded 2018 Safe System Innovation Grants to three more organizations for innovative concepts to make roadways safer and eliminate preventable roadway deaths.

Safety Groups Seek End to Roadway Fatalities

A coalition of safety groups has released an ambitious plan to eliminate roadway deaths by 2050 in response to rising fatalities in recent years that have reversed the progress of earlier decades.

Many States Falling Short on Distracted Driving Laws

Some 20 states still lack texting while driving bans for all drivers or total cellphone bans for teens and novice drivers, according to the National Safety Council (NSC).

Transportation Accidents Most Common Work Fatality

Work deaths climbed 7% in 2016, and transportation incidents accounted for 40% of those fatalities, according to new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Driver Assistance Technology as a Co-Pilot

Advanced driver assistance systems, like the ones that sound an alarm if you’re tailgating or even apply vehicle brakes automatically, are proving themselves to be more than a novelty.