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Update from Joe McKillips, NETS’ Executive Director – September 2017 - Year-end is always a busy time! The next few months promise to be eventful for NETS as well, with a variety of exciting products and services for members and non-members alike.   Earlier this month, we launched the annual NETS membership survey to capture member feedback on current and future NETS products and services. This year, we 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...
The Case for Limiting Cell Phone Use in Company Cars: CNN Report - NETS Executive Director quoted in recent CNN story.
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 (handheld and hands-free) and that establish strong consequences—including termination—for employees who violate such policies. “The Continue Reading...
Spectra Energy Presented with the NETS Road Safety Achievement Award - Vienna, Va. – 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.  Kevin P. Wright, manager, corporate environment, health and safety, accepted the award on behalf of Spectra Energy, one of Continue Reading...
Shell International Petroleum Company Joins The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety Board of Directors - Vienna, Va. – The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) is pleased to announce Shell International Petroleum Company has joined the organization’s Board of Directors. Shell’s global road safety programme focuses on improving the safety of drivers – staff and contractors – and contributing to road safety in the communities where it operates. Shell’s company Continue Reading...
Novice Driver’s Road Map™ - Featured in USA Today! Curriculum for parents to guide teens to be safe, focused drivers & meet most state's license requirements.
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 U.S. businesses, according to a new report released today by the Network of Employers for Continue Reading...
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 of teen drivers. To help parents guide teens in developing the skills to be safe, Continue Reading...