NETS is dedicated to improving the health and safety of employees, their families and the community by preventing traffic crashes that occur both on- and off-the-job.

 

 

Press Releases

Jun 15th, 2016

NETS’ Guide to Defensive Driver Training™ and NETS’ Recommended Road Safety Practices™ Launched »

Vienna, Va. —  The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) announces the publication of NETS’ Guide to Defensive Driver Training™ and NETS’ Recommended Road Safety Practices™. The Guide to Defensive Driver Training™ was produced by a committee from NETS’
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Jun 12th, 2016

Dane Bremer of Liberty Mutual Named New Chairperson of NETS »

Vienna, Va. – The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) is pleased to announce the election of Dane Bremer, Director – Corporate Safety & Global Business Continuity for Liberty Mutual, as NETS Board Chairperson for 2016 and 2017. Bremer
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May 11th, 2016

NETS’ free electronic parent-teen driving guide now accompanied by two short introductory videos »

Vienna, Va.- The Electronic Novice Driver’s Road Map (eNDRM™), developed by the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) in partnership with Liberty Mutual, has assisted thousands of novice drivers in learning to drive. To make the eNDRM easier to
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Apr 18th, 2016

Lack of Seat Belt Use Costs U.S. Employers $5 Billion; Drives Up Medical Bills »

To help employers improve seat belt usage among employees and, in turn, reduce the human and financial toll of traffic crashes on the workplace, NETS has developed a free online toolkit called 2seconds2click.

Mar 3rd, 2016

New Report Shows Traffic Crashes Cost Employers $47.4 Billion In 2013 »

The new report, funded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, highlights ways businesses can help save lives and money through roadway safety education in the workplace WASHINGTON- Protecting employees from motor vehicles crashes could be a profitable investment for
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Nov 18th, 2015

NETS Presented with Royal Award for Contributions to Global Road Safety »

NETS is the recipient of the annual Prince Michael International Road Safety Award. The award was presented at the Second High-Level Conference on Road Safety held in Brasilia, Brazil, on November 17.

Oct 27th, 2015

Spectra Energy Presented with the NETS Road Safety Achievement Award »

Spectra Energy is the recipient of the inaugural NETS Road Safety Achievement Award. The award was presented at NETS’ 9th annual STRENGTH IN NUMBERS® Fleet Safety Benchmark Conference in Chicago, Ill., October 14.

Oct 5th, 2015

NETS: Off-the-Job Traffic Crashes Pose Significant Costs to Employers »

NETS’ Drive Safely Work Week campaign kicks off today Vienna, Va. —When many think of the human and financial impact of traffic crashes on the workplace, they think about company car drivers.But the last published report of The Economic Burden
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Aug 18th, 2015

Drive Safely Work Week 2015 toolkit launched »

Vienna, Va.— The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS), today launched a free comprehensive online toolkit to help employers plan ahead for Drive Safely Work Week (DSWW), the October workplace campaign that seeks to improve the safety of employees,
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Mar 4th, 2015

NETS contributes to global road safety with free employer guide available in 21 languages »

Vienna, Va. – The NETS’ Comprehensive Guide to ROAD SAFETY™ is now available, free of charge, in 21 languages at www.trafficsafety.org. The Guide was initially launched in English last year as part of the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety’s
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Oct 6th, 2014

Nearly 2/3 of U.S. roadway fatalities impact employers directly »

NETS’ Drive Safely Work Week campaign kicks off today VIENNA, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— Nearly two-thirds of all people killed on U.S. roadways are members of the nation’s workforce, creating a significant human and economic toll on employers, according to the Network
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Aug 13th, 2014

NETS: Road Safety for All Employees Should be a Key Component of an Employer’s Safety Culture »

Vienna, Va. – The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) is calling on leaders of companies and organizations to adopt elements of road safety for all employees—not just business drivers— as a core component of the organization’s safety culture. NETS
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May 29th, 2014

NETS’ Comprehensive Guide to Road Safety™ Launched »

For employers with large or small fleets and new, developing or advanced road safety programs Vienna, Va. – The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) announces the publication of NETS’ Comprehensive Guide to Road Safety™ (Guide). The publication was
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Apr 30th, 2014

NETS and Liberty Mutual Insurance to offer free electronic parent-teen driving guide »

Vienna, Va. – To help parents coach teens in developing the skills to be safe drivers, the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) and Liberty Mutual Insurance have joined forces to release an electronic edition of The Novice Driver’s Road
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Apr 23rd, 2014

Joseph McKillips of Abbott named new chairperson of NETS »

Vienna, Va. –  The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) is pleased to announce the election of Joseph McKillips, Sr. Manager, Commercial Program Support, Global Environment, Health, and Safety for Abbott, as NETS Board Chairperson for 2014 and 2015. McKillips
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Oct 7th, 2013

NETS Kicks off Drive Safely Work Week, Promoting Integrated Approach to Safe Driving »

This year’s campaign theme is “Gear Up for Safe driving- Mind · Body · Vehicle.” Campaign materials illustrate how maintenance of mind, body and vehicle are all connected and essential components to being a safe driver. Resources, tips and activities are provided to help drivers be at their best behind the wheel. The campaign was developed using the expertise of NETS’ member companies, collectively representing a fleet of more than half a million vehicles that travel in excess of 10 billion miles globally each year.

Sep 26th, 2013

NETS expands reach of Drive Safely Work Week campaign with Spanish materials »

Vienna, VA.  The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) today announced the 2013 Drive Safely Work Week (DSWW) tool kit is now available in Spanish. The Spanish-language translation was made possible through NETS’ partnership with the National Highway Traffic
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Aug 8th, 2013

NETS’ Workplace Campaign Features Holistic Approach to Safe Driving »

Drive Safely Work Week 2013 toolkits available now at no cost at www.trafficsafety.org/drivesafelyworkweek Vienna, Va. — Taking a systematic approach to safe driving that includes the roles of the mind, body and vehicle, the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS), today launched
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May 31st, 2013

NETS presented road safety Global Leadership Award by the Association for Safe International Road Travel (ASIRT) »

NETS presented road safety Global Leadership Award by the Association for Safe International Road Travel (ASIRT) on May 20, 2013, at annual Gala.

May 22nd, 2013

Shell International Petroleum Company Joins The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety Board of Directors »

“Shell is highly respected for its leadership and commitment to global road safety. We look forward to Shell playing a significant role in helping to advance NETS’ road safety goals.”

Sandra Lee, NETS Board Chair and Director, Worldwide Fleet Safety, Johnson & Johnson

Apr 9th, 2013

The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety Supports Pedestrian Safety Week Set for May 6-12, 2013 »

VIENNA, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Traffic-related fatalities each year exceed 1.2 million worldwide and vulnerable road users—pedestrians, motorcyclists and bicyclists—account for 50% of the total. Traffic-related injuries and fatalities represent the ninth leading cause of death or injury worldwide. Left unchecked, the expected
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Feb 22nd, 2013

NETS Shares 2012 NAFA Safety Leadership Award »

Secretary LaHood Heads List of Inaugural NAFA Safety Leadership Award Winners PRINCETON, N.J., March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — In the business world, safe driving can mean fewer accidents, lower insurance premiums, and the use of less fuel, but it also
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Nov 27th, 2012

NETS 2012 Fleet Safety Benchmark Survey: Top Performing Fleets Review Cell Phone Records of Drivers Following all Collisions »

521,000 vehicles, 9.8 billion miles of travel yield fleet safety best practices

Oct 1st, 2012

NETS Kicks Off Drive Safely Work Week, Promoting ‘BACK TO BASICS’ Approach to Safe Driving »

Responsible driving is more than driving distraction-free. This year’s Drive Safely Work Week campaign reinforces the wide range of skills needed to be a safe, responsible driver. Read the full press release »

May 10th, 2012

NETS Board Member Named Fleet Executive of the Year »

Maggie Cole, Director of Environmental, Safety & Health (ESH) for Monsanto and Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) board of directors’ member, was named Fleet Financials magazine’s 2012 Fleet Executive of the Year.

Apr 12th, 2012

Johnson & Johnson Director of Worldwide Fleet Safety Named Chairperson of NETS Board of Directors »

The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) is pleased to announce the election of Sandra Lee, Director, Worldwide Fleet Safety for Johnson & Johnson, as NETS Board Chairperson for 2012 and 2013.

Oct 20th, 2011

New Guide From NETS Helps Parents Coach Teen Drivers »

Vienna, Va. — The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) says that frequent “ride-alongs” with employee drivers to observe and discuss driving habits is a best practice of leading road safety programs.  That same concept can be applied to parents
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Oct 3rd, 2011

NETS kicks off Drive Safely Work Week, promoting a full-circle approach to combating distracted driving »

Vienna, Va. –The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) today kicked-off Drive Safely Work Week, Focus 360°- Getting there safely is everyone’s business. The campaign focuses on distracted driving and includes the roles and responsibilities of passengers, pedestrians and
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Sep 14th, 2011

Drive Safely Work Week toolkit now available in Spanish »

Vienna, VA.  The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) today announced the 2011 Drive Safely Work Week (DSWW) tool kit is now available in Spanish. The Spanish-language translation was made possible through NETS’ partnership with the National Highway Traffic
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May 25th, 2011

The Coca-Cola Company joins NETS Board of Directors »

Coca-Cola is committed to promoting road safety not only with its own drivers but within the communities in which it operates. With its large worldwide fleet in over 200 countries, Coca-Cola will enhance the global perspective of the NETS Board of Directors.

May 11th, 2011

NETS Supports the Decade of Action for Road Safety, 2011-2020 »

NETS is one of 50 core members of the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration, representing a wide range of governments, non-profit organizations and private sector companies. They have come together to plan and support the Decade of Action, 2011-2020, an initiative dedicated to global road safety.

May 2nd, 2011

Johnson & Johnson Receives Prestigious Honor, The Prince Michael International Road Safety Award »

Company’s Outstanding Achievement and Innovation in Road Safety Earns Recognition High Wycombe, United Kingdom (April 7, 2011) – Today HRH Prince Michael of Kent GCVO awarded Johnson & Johnson the prestigious Prince Michael International Road Safety Award for the company’s
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Dec 14th, 2010

Drive Safely Work Week 2010 reaches 20 million U.S. employees »

Drive Safely Work Week 2010, sponsored by NETS in partnership with the U.S. Department of Transportation, experienced the greatest level of participation in the campaign’s 14-year history.

Nov 16th, 2010

Strict Enforcement of Cell Phone Bans Boosts Fleet Safety Performance, According to NETS Study »

Study covers 45 leading companies, 400,000 vehicles and 8 billion miles traveled VIENNA, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A new study of company vehicle fleet crash rates reveals the top safety performers are companies with policies enacting a total ban on cell phone use
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Sep 22nd, 2010

Employer Focus on Distracted Driving Building Momentum as 2nd DOT Summit Convenes »

Momentum is building on an important front in the battle against distracted driving – the workplace—according to the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS).

Jul 29th, 2010

Network of Employers for Traffic Safety and U.S. Department of Transportation Team to Offer Free On-line Resource to Battle Distracted Driving and Improve Employee Safety »

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2010 Contact: Jack Hanley     (314) 680-3293 jhanley@trafficsafety.org Vienna, Va. –The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety has partnered with the  U.S. Department of Transportation to offer a free comprehensive tool kit to help companies address
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Feb 25th, 2010

NETS survey of leading employers’ mobile phone policies shows common trend »

A survey by the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) of 24 leading companies that operate fleets shows that 74% either have policies in place or are planning to implement policies that ban the use of all mobile devices while driving company vehicles. The rules apply to both hand-held and hands-free devices.

Nov 2nd, 2009

NETS-sponsored benchmark of 350,000 passenger vehicles, 6.78 billion miles of travel yields best practices in fleet safety »

A study of 36 leading companies with a combined fleet of 350,000 passenger vehicles that logged nearly seven billion miles in 2008, has yielded best practices of effective fleet safety programs.

Aug 11th, 2009

Workplace campaign combats distracted driving and promotes eco-friendly driving practices »

The campaign theme, “Drive Focused—Drive Smart—Get Home Safely” focuses on the issues of distracted driving and eco-friendly driving—driving smart to minimize the impact that driving habits can have on the environment

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