National Safety Council presents employers in Texas with traffic safety awards

The National Safety Council has announced the recipients of the third annual Our Driving Concern Texas Employer Traffic Safety Awards. Presented in partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation, these awards recognize employers who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the safety and well-being of their employees on and off the job in the area of traffic safety.

The recipients are:

  • Ainsworth Trucking
  • BHP Billiton Petroleum
  • Central Texas Rural Transit District
  • City of Irving
  • City of Waco
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Dallas ISD
  • Eagle Ford Shale, STEPS
  • GBJ Inc./AFC Transportation
  • Mid-Coast Electric Supply Inc.
  • Texas Medical Center
  • Walmart Distribution #6083

“Texas is a leader among states in many areas, but sadly it has the highest rate of fatal car crashes,” Deborah A.P. Hersman, president and CEO of NSC, said in a press release. “These employers are working to protect their employees and reverse this trend. We are thrilled to recognize their work.”