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NAAA Begins Recall Awareness Campaign

The National Auto Auction Association will begin raising awareness among its members about dealing with open recalls on vehicles that are sold at wholesale auctions under a new partnership with the National Safety Council.

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How Memorial Day Fatalities May Affect Fleet Drivers

Estimates indicate that over 400 people may lose their lives and nearly 46,000 may be seriously injured while on the nation's roads this Memorial Day Weekend, according to the National Safety Council (NSC). For commercial fleets, safe driving messaging should start in the workplace.

Vehicle Crashes Cause Most Workplace Fatalities

Transportation-related incidents ranked as the most common fatal event for workers in the U.S. in 2016, accounting for 2,083 deaths according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That number marks a slight increase over the 2,054 fatalities in 2015.

National Safety Council Awards Three Road Safety Grants

The National Safety Council's Road to Zero Coalition has awarded 2018 Safe System Innovation Grants to three more organizations for innovative concepts to make roadways safer and eliminate preventable roadway deaths.

Safety Groups Seek End to Roadway Fatalities

A coalition of safety groups has released an ambitious plan to eliminate roadway deaths by 2050 in response to rising fatalities in recent years that have reversed the progress of earlier decades.

Many States Falling Short on Distracted Driving Laws

Some 20 states still lack texting while driving bans for all drivers or total cellphone bans for teens and novice drivers, according to the National Safety Council (NSC).

NADA Backs National Safety Council's Recall Campaign

The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) announced its support of the National Safety Council "Check To Protect" recall campaign at its annual show in Las Vegas.

National Safety Council Grants Help Prevent Roadway Deaths

The National Safety Council's Road to Zero Coalition has awarded its annual grants to support organizations with innovative concepts to make roadways safer and eliminate preventable roadway deaths.

Drowsy Fleet Drivers May Increase Risk After Daylight Saving Time

Fleet drivers and other workers — particularly those already at a higher risk for drowsiness — may be particularly tired on Monday after the beginning of Daylight Saving Time, according to a new report from the National Safety Council.

Vehicle Fatality Data Causes Concern

Motor vehicle accidents claimed 227 fewer lives in 2017 compared to the earlier year, which equates to a 0.5% decline to 40,100, the National Safety Council (NSC) has found. However, it would be a 6% increase from 2015.