Rain can reduce or impair your view of the road, the Nevada Department of Transportation points out. Combined with reduced tire traction on wet roadways, “It’s easy to see that driving in the rain needs to be treated with extra caution.”
Itasca, IL — Motor vehicle-related crashes are the leading cause of preventable death for teens. Parents and caregivers: Be part of the solution. Join the National Safety Council at 11 a.m. Central on June 22 to learn about DriveitHOME, an NSC initiative intended to help keep new drivers safe.
Washington — A National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine study of the effects of LED roadway lighting on driver alertness and sleep health has found that, despite concerns, LED lighting is no worse than another common type of roadway lighting.
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.
Itasca, IL — Parents are less likely to use distracting technology when driving with their children in the car, according to the results of a conducted by the National Safety Council and the Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen’s Association Emergency Responder Safety Institute.
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.