Traffic Safety News
At National Safety Commission, we are dedicated to driver safety and driver improvement. One of the simplest and most fundamental ways of helping individuals become safer drivers is through education. This collection of online resources, news articles, and blog posts can help you familiarize yourself with pressing matters and the topics of the day.
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Cities discover LED bulbs don't burn hot enough to melt the snow covering themRead More
Parents, teens, medical personnel, firefighters, insurance executives, and safety advocates join Rep. Castle to urge enactment of national STANDUP Act to accelerate state passage of Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) laws for novice teen drivers.Read More
Drunk driving is one of America's deadliest crimes. In 2008, 11,773 people died in highway crashes involving a driver or motorcycle rider with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or higher. The holiday season can be particularly dangerous for travelers on America's roads. This is why State Highway Safety Offices around the country are working with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and their state and local partners to take part in the national Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. Under Arrest. crackdown on impaired driving throughout the holiday season.Read More
Motorists traveling on Interstate 95 in Palm Beach County should be extra careful to move over or slow down this week when they see an emergency vehicle stopped on the side of the highway.Read More
Arkansas State Police Corporal Blake Wilson, 51, of Russellville, has been named the recipient of the American Association of State Troopers (AAST) 2008 Trooper of the Year award.Read More
The National Safety Commission supports a proposal in the Florida Legislature that would fund an effort to boost salaries for troopers of the Florida Highway Patrol. SB 920, sponsored by Sen. Mike Fasano, R-New Port Richey, would fund a recruitment and retention salary payment plan for officers in the Florida Highway Patrol by increasing license reinstatement fees by $10 for those whose licenses are suspended, and by $15 for drivers whose licenses are revoked. The new fees would be $45 and $75, respectively.Read More
The National Safety Commission (TNSC) today announced that Christopher "Chris" Knight, the former Director of the Florida Highway Patrol, has joined the leading organization working to deliver lifesaving defensive-driving and traffic-safety information to the general public. Knight will serve as the Executive Director of Highway Safety.Read More