Report Shows Traffic Crashes Cost Employers $72.2 Billion in 2019
In 2019, U.S. traffic crashes cost employers $72.2 billion—up from $47.4 billion in 2013—in direct crash-related expenses which include medical care, liability, lost productivity and property damage. See the breakdown of how driver behaviors—on and off the job—contribute significantly to the costs. View the NETS Cost of Motor Vehicle Crashes to Employers Report 2019Download: Cost of Motor Vehicle Crashes to Employers – 2019 Download: Cost of Motor Vehicle Crashes to Employers 2019 Infographic
In addition, given that you can’t track what you don’t measure, through a cooperative agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), NETS has developed the Cost of Crashes Calculator to help you measure your company’s cost of collisions so you can make the case to senior leadership for investing in a comprehensive road safety program. Companies can determine their specific cost of crashes using this app.