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Motor vehicle crashes and falls remained the leading causes of preventable death on the job in 2018, as preventable and unintentional workplace deaths continue their rise in recent years, according to data from the U.S. Department of Labor.

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Holiday Roadway Fatalities Expected to Decline

An estimated 278 people could lose their lives in traffic collisions on Christmas Day and New Year's Day — a significant decrease from the estimated 860 for Christmas 2018 and New Year’s 2019, according to the National Safety Council.

National Safety Council Predicts Thanksgiving Road Deaths

As many as 417 people could lose their lives in motor vehicle collisions this Thanksgiving Day holiday compared to an estimated 433 a year ago, which represents a 4% drop in the fatality estimate, according to the National Safety Council.

Groups Come Together on Safety Tech Naming

Four organizations – AAA, Consumer Reports, J.D. Power, and the National Safety Council – have come together to adopt standardized naming for advanced driver assistance technology in an effort to reduce confusion.

Railroad Crossing Road Safety

Fleet managers should remind their drivers to be cautious when driving over railroad crossings. Most fatalities involving trains are preventable and involve lapses of judgment.

Labor Day Road Deaths to Fall From Year Ago

Approximately 398 people could lose their lives and another 45,300 could suffer serious injuries on roadways over the Labor Day weekend, according to the National Safety Council's estimate, which is the lowest it has issued for the three-day holiday period since 2015.

Roadway Fatalities Fell 3% Through June

The number of U.S. motor vehicle deaths in the first six months of 2019 was 18,580 as compared to 19,060 for the same six-month period in 2018, according to a preliminary estimate from the National Safety Council.

Journey Management Explained

Journey management is a planned and systematic process for reducing transportation-related risks in a company's operations.