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2021 National School Bus Safety Week: October 18-22

 

Everyone should be well aware of how important it for drivers to obey the "Stop" signs when children are boarding or existing a school bus as well as remaining attentive where parents and kids are gathering to start or end the school day.

 

Learn all about how to keep children safe on the National Association for Pupil Transportation's official National School Bus Safety Week page.

 

 

Labor Day Weekend 2021

 

The amount of traffic and travel that will occur this Labor Day weekend is uncertain due to the pandemic, but it's important to keep in mind that this is typically one of the most dangerous driving time frames of the year.

 

The National Safety Council provides a summary of Labory Day injury facts.

 

Stay aware to stay safe and enjoy the U.S. holiday weekend! 

 

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over: August 2021

 

Not to sound like a broken record, but here's another basic driving behavior/point of individual responsibility that everyone should follow but doesn't.The dangers associated with drunk and impaired driving are well-known and documented, so please do your part. Take responsibility for your actions and try to help others who may not be making safe choices. Remember, drunk driving is a deadly epidemic that takes the lives of more than 10,000 people each year, on average. 

 

Learn more about the dangers of drunk driving from the National Traffic Safety Administration. 

Stop on Red Week 2021: Aug. 2-8 

 

It might seem ridiculously simple and obvious, but clearly it's not.

 

Red-light-runners cause hundreds of deaths and tens of thousands of injuries each year. 

 

Visit the National Coalition for Safer Roads official Stop on Red Week site to learn more about this important topic. 

 

National Work Zone Awareness Week: April 26-30 

 

This annual spring campaign is held at the start of construction season to encourage safe driving through highway work zones. 

 

Please remember to ALWAYS pay attention in work zones and when you encournter any activity (emergency and police vehicles at accident scenes, disabled vehicles, towing, etc.) taking place on or near roadways.

Your vigilance and caution can save lives and prevent injuries. 

 

Learn more on the official NWZAW website 

 

 

Take the "Just Drive" Pledge

Do your part for safe driving for yourself and your fellow drivers 

 

Commit to driving distraction-free by taking the NSC "Just Drive" pledge!

 

 

 

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