Drowsy Driving Prevention Week: Nov. 3-10
Many drivers take to the roads when they're not well-rested; the result is that they are not fully
alert and prepared to handle the complex decisions required to protect themselves and others.
It's far more common that you think - are you part of the problem?
National School Bus Safety Week: Oct. 21-25
It's everyone's responsiblity — including students — to help promote and maintain school bus safety.
This year's theme is "My School Bus, The Safest Form of Student Transportation!"
National Teen Driver Safety Week: Oct. 20-26
Statistics don't lie: It's clear that that teens needs to learn the "Rules for the Road" to help them stay safe.
National Child Passenger Safety Week: Sept. 15-21
"Every 32 seconds in 2017, one child under the age of 13 in a passenger vehicle was involved in a crash. Many times, injuries and deaths can be prevented by proper use of car seats, boosters, and seat belts." - NHTSA
What's more important than a child's safety?
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over: Aug. 16-Sept. 2
This yearly campaign is a strong reminder that the best way to avoid the many serious consequences of drinking and driving is simply: "Don't do it."
Stop On Red Week: Aug. 4-10
The National Coalition for Safer Roads' "Stop On Red Week" is focused on helping to improve awareness of the critical need to obey red lights. This may seem like driving 101, but be honest
with yourself; have you run a red light recently — or come close to it?
Each day of this week emphasizes different safety aspects, useful statistics and information.
National Safety Month, Week 4: Impairment
Impaired driving can be caused by risks beyond what most of us would typically consider; for example, prescription and over-the-counter medications can lead
to significant impairment.
National Safety Month, Week 3: Fatigue
Getting enough rest? If not, you may be putting yourself and others at risk on the road.
Sleep is vitally important to general good health; specifically, it promotes alertness and
peak cognitive function — helping you to make the right decisions while driving.
After you take a nap, check out the NSC's Week #3 links to learn more.
Global Youth Traffic Safety Month: May 2019
"Traffic crashes remain the #1 killer of teens – and summer is still the deadliest season for U.S. youth on the roads." National Organizations for Youth Safety
Global Youth Traffic Safety Month seeks to educate everyone – particularly young drivers – on how to help reduce their risk.
Distracted Driving Awareness Month: April 2019
"Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April is a united effort to recognize the dangers of and eliminate preventable deaths from distracted driving. Join us to help save lives." National Safety Council
Make it a point to recognize and eliminate driving distractions anytime you are behind the
National Work Zone Awareness Week: April 8-12, 2019
Work zone safety is something that all drivers should take seriously during the long road construction season.
It's very simple to help keep construction workers, fellow drivers and yourself safe by using a little extra caution and common sense – along with following all posted signs and traffic direction from flaggers.
"Drive like you work here."
Visit this excellent resource to learn more about a topic that impacts everyone’s safety – distracted driving.