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Workplace campaign combats distracted driving and promotes eco-friendly driving practices - Network of Employers for Traffic Safety launches interactive, Web-based Drive Safely Work Week™ tool kit McLean, Va. — Regardless of a job title or rank, getting home safely is the most important thing any employee will do all day. Traffic crashes are the number one cause of death and injury in the workplace.  In addition Continue Reading...
Update from Joe McKillips, NETS’ Executive Director – May 2017 - It has been an exciting month at NETS!     A new Drive Safely Work Week™ (DSWW) road safety awareness campaign, focused on Speed, was introduced in early May.  This is the first of a series of focused DSWW campaigns that will be offered more frequently throughout the year.  Materials are not dated and are available Continue Reading...
Update from Joe McKillips, NETS’ Executive Director – March 2017 - Have you ever been asked by your senior leadership to explain the value proposition for your road safety program?  It’s a challenge that most of us in the road safety field have faced at one time or another.  This is an area where NETS can be a great resource to you.  Not only can you Continue Reading...
Update from Joe McKillips, NETS’ Executive Director – June 2017 - The beginning of a new year is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of the year past and look forward to future growth. For NETS, we can celebrate our 2016 growth.
Update from Joe McKillips, NETS’ Executive Director – July 2017 - The beginning of a new year is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of the year past and look forward to future growth. For NETS, we can celebrate our 2016 growth.
Update from Joe McKillips, NETS’ Executive Director – January 2017 - Happy New Year! The beginning of a new year is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of the year past and look forward to future growth.  For NETS, we can celebrate our 2016 growth in membership and record attendance at the 2016 STRENGTH IN NUMBERS® Benchmark Conference.  I’m also proud of NETS’ participation in the Continue Reading...
Update from Joe McKillips, NETS’ Executive Director – February 2017 - Mark your calendars for an event you won’t want to miss!  The NETS Annual STRENGTH in NUMBERS® Benchmark Conference is scheduled for October 11-12, 2017 at the Omni Hotel in Charlottesville, VA.  This year’s event is sure to be another great opportunity to learn best practices and gain ideas on how you can improve your Continue Reading...
Update from Joe McKillips, NETS’ Executive Director – April 2017 - NETS has, for many years, sponsored Drive Safely Work Week™ (DSWW), a comprehensive road safety awareness campaign traditionally held the first week of October.  Historically, many found these materials to be valuable, but were only receiving the materials on an annual basis.  In order to bring year-round attention to these important messages, we are happy Continue Reading...
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 doubling of vehicles globally will make traffic-related deaths and injuries the fifth leading cause by Continue Reading...
The Coca-Cola Company joins NETS Board of Directors - Vienna, Va. – The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) is pleased to announce Coca-Cola has joined the organization’s 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 Continue Reading...