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2013-05-24 16:20:30

Highest Incidence of Fatal Car Crashes Involving Teen Drivers between Memorial and Labor Days ELK GROVE, Calif., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ADEPT Driver, a California company that develops proven crash reduction programs, including the award-winning teenSMART program, encourages teen drivers to make driver safety a priority this summer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121109/SF10286LOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120823/SF62269LOGO) (Logo:...

2013-05-22 12:21:43

teenSMART program will complement existing NSC products designed to keep teen drivers safe ITASCA, Ill., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council today announced it has partnered with ADEPT Driver to offer the teenSMART program. teenSMART is a computer-based, crash avoidance program for teen drivers that focuses on the six areas research shows lead to the largest number of teen crashes: visual search, hazard detection, speed adjustment, space management,...

2013-05-21 12:20:57

Thousands of Postal Service Drivers Surpass Accident-Free Million-Mile Marker WASHINGTON, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The thousands of Postal Service employees who have individually driven more than a million, accident-free miles are delivering safety tips to Americans hitting the road this Memorial Day weekend. Drive defensively -- expect the unexpected. Maintain a safe distance of one car length for every 10 mph between you and the car in front of you. Be...

2013-05-20 16:21:52

Council encourages drivers to use extra caution to keep our roadways safe ITASCA, Ill., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council today released its estimates of fatalities from traffic crashes for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend, which begins at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 24, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 27. The Council estimates 407 traffic fatalities and another 43,500 medically consulted injuries may occur over the traditional summer...

2013-05-17 23:20:35

Superb Safety supports the National Safety Council (NSC) to promote June as 2013 National Safety Month. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Superb Safety, Inc., http://superbsafety.com, a leading provider of the latest and highest quality of Industrial & Personal safety products on the market today, is pleased to support June as 2013 National Safety Month. According to the United States Department of Labor, OSHA is responsible for the health and safety of 130 million workers, employed...

2013-05-17 23:18:45

Photo ID Systems and Visitor Management Tools encourage workplace and employee safety. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Every year during the month of June, the National Safety Council encourages organizations to get involved and participate in National Safety Month. National Safety Month is an annual observance to educate and influence behaviors around the leading causes of preventable injuries and deaths. IDville, the leading identification and security expert for business,...

2013-05-07 16:20:34

National Safety Council and Nationwide Insurance release new report on cell phone distracted driving crashes ITASCA, Ill., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Safety Council released findings from a recent analysis of national statistics on fatal motor vehicle crashes, in a report entitled, "Crashes Involving Cell Phones: Challenges of Collecting and Reporting Reliable Crash Data," funded in part by Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. The report reviewed 180...

2013-05-03 23:21:55

2013 Mid America Conference “Safety — The Show Must Go On!” to be held in Branson, Mo., at the Hilton Branson Convention Center. (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Russell Associates President and CEO, Jerry Van Oort and Senior Consultant, Kevin J. Gilbert will exhibit at booth #52 for the duration of the 2013 Mid America Safety, Health & Environmental Conference and Expo. The event will be held May 8-9 at the Hilton Branson Convention Center in Branson, Mo. Russell Associates´...

2013-04-24 12:21:07

ITASCA, Ill., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council is accepting nominations for its 2013 Teen Driving Safety Leadership Award, supported by the General Motors Foundation. This award recognizes individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to reducing teen crashes and fatalities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120705/DC35658LOGO) "Car crashes are the leading cause of death for teens, and the most dangerous year of a...

2013-04-11 12:21:35

Company led the industry with an organization-wide policy banning use of mobile devices while driving. CINCINNATI, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstGroup America (FGA), North America's leading transportation company, joins with the National Safety Council (NSC) to recognize April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month and encourages all motorists to take the NSC pledge to drive cell free at www.nsc.org/pledge. This year's theme - What were you thinking? - focuses on educating...