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July is Vehicle Theft Prevention Month

 

Did you know that more than three-quarters of a million vehicles were stolen in the  U.S. in 2017?  

 

Let's face it, if your vehicle is gone, you will have to learn how to walk or bike safely.

 

 

Learn more from the NHTSA about vehicle theft prevention.

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. 

 

Check out the NSC's Week #4 links to learn more.  

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.  

National Safety Month: June 2019

 

The NSC's National Safety Month offers a wealth of safety information; weeks three "Fatigue" and four "Impairment" are of particular interest to drivers.

 

Learn more and access free materials to share.  

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. 

 

 

Motorcycle Safety Month: May 2019

 

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Motorcycle Safety Month is designed to help motorcyclists and motorists share the road, watch out for each other, and learn and follow best practices for safe driving.  

 

 

 

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

wheel. 

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."

 

 

DistractedDriverAccidents.com

 

Visit this excellent resource to learn more about a topic that impacts everyone’s safety – distracted driving.  

 

Guest Submissions

Drowsy Drivers are Dangerous Drivers

 

Driving at Night: Dangers of Drowsy/Fatigued/Tired Driving 

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