Driving Safety

Occupational driver related deaths in the U.S. account for about 40% of the 4,500 + occupational fatalities in the U.S. That’s about 5 workers per day, and this doesn’t include most of the fatalities which happen between home and work. Yet driving safety is often dismissed by employers and employees who operate motor vehicles during their course of work.

Here are some general driving fatality statistics:

1. Single vehicle collisions account for most driver fatalities
2. Most fatalities occur on rural roads, not urban roads
3. More fatalities occur at non-intersection roads than at intersections
4. Most fatalities occur at speeds more than 55 mph
5. Around 30% of fatalities involve alcohol use above 0.08
6. About half of the fatalities recorded were not using a seatbelt

What controls may be used to protect yourself from motor vehicle accidents?

1. Wear seatbelts at all times while driving
2. Do not use mobile devices while driving
3. Limit the number of trips you take whenever possible
4. Never drive while under the influence of alcohol, prescription drugs or other substances which might impair your driving
5. Give yourself 15 extra minutes before each trip so you can avoid speeding and risk taking
6. Ensure that frequent inspections occur so you can identify tire and mechanical deficiencies
7. Report vehicle deficiencies immediately if you operate a company vehicle
8. Repair vehicle deficiencies immediately if you operate a personal vehicle
9. Follow all motor vehicle safety laws in the states you drive in

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