– Matt Betz, vice president of national account sales, AmeriFleet Transportation, has been appointed to the National Board of Directors of the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS). NETS is an employer-led public/private partnership dedicated to improving the safety and health of employees, their families, and members of the communities in which they live and work by preventing crashes that occur both on and off the job.
Betz, an industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience in the rental and leasing field, will join a group of public and private sector leaders on the NETS board with a commitment to reducing traffic-related deaths and injuries within the nation’s workforce. The NETS Board of Directors are instrumental in determining, developing, and promoting organizational led programs, campaigns, and “best practices” to employers nationwide.
The board also provides a forum for seasoned traffic safety professionals to exchange ideas and collaborate on emerging issues. NETS offers a 10-step program to minimize crash risk and protect employees and the company bottom lines. It is nationally known for its annual “Drive Safely Work Week” campaign to focus the nation’s employers and the media on key traffic safety issues.