Distracted Driving Month: Recommendations to Improve Worker Safety

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and as we hit the road, it’s important to exercise vigilance. Distracted driving is one of the primary causes of accidents in the United States, accounting for approximately 25% of crashes.

According to OSHA, “Employers should prohibit any work policy or practice that requires or encourages workers to text while driving, as it greatly increases the risk of being injured or killed in a motor vehicle crash.”

Distracted Driving: CDC Recommendations

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends employers implement the following to help combat distracted driving:

More from the RCM&D Risk Consulting Team

The RCM&D risk consulting team has a number of useful resources to help educate your employees on the dangers of distracted driving. Click here to check out the April 2022 edition of our Risk Mitigation Breakdown detailing distracted driving tips and reach out to an RCM&D advisor today to continue the conversation.