Washington — Use of temporary, portable rumble strips is more effective than warning signs at reducing distracted driving in work zones, according to a recent National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine report.
Washington — The rate of pedestrian deaths jumped more than 20% in the first half of 2020 as speeding, distracted driving and impaired driving increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recently released report from the Governors Highway Safety Association.
Transportation-related incidents accounted for 49,430 on-the-job injuries in 2019, according to Injury Facts, a National Safety Council statistics database. One reason for these injuries? Workers who are driving distracted.
Itasca, IL — Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL), who recently introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at curbing distracted driving, was among a group of legislators and advocates speaking Sept. 5 during a panel discussion hosted by the National Safety Council.