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Week 4

Driving is one of the most dangerous activities you will do each day. As traffic on the roads increases during the summer months, keep in mind tips on issues such cell phone distracted driving, safety belt use, impaired driving and aggressive driving to stay safe when driving for work or pleasure.

Free online training opportunity
Car crashes are the leading cause of unintentional death among our nation’s teens. Register for the Alive at 25 Parent Program between June 24 and June 30 for a free chance to learn more about teen driver safety. You will have 30 days from the date of registration to complete your training.

Special thanks to for providing this free Alive at 25 Parent Program online course. Over the past three years, more than 3,000 parents have taken advantage of this exceptional offer during this annual NSC observance.

Vote daily for NSC!
Texting takes your eyes off the road an average of 5 seconds. At 55 mph, that’s like driving the length of a football field blindfolded. Vote daily for NSC in a contest to help the Council win a portion of $80K to help put an end to texting while driving.


Members Get More

NSC members receive access to additional free materials including posters, games and weekly Webinars during National Safety Month. Not a member? Join today! 


Download and distribute these additional FREE member-exclusive materials to all of your employees

Driving Safety Poster

Driving Safety Poster 

Available in English and Spanish

Driving Safety Fact Sheet

Driving Safety fact sheet 

Available in English and Spanish

Driving Safety 5-Minute Safety Talk

Driving Safety safety talk 

Available in English and Spanish

Driving Safety Article

Driving Safety article 

Available in English

Driving Safety crossword puzzle 

Crossword Puzzle


Thank you to Toyota for a being a Weekly Safety Leader of Driving Safety week.

Cell Phone Distracted Driving: Myths Unplugged Webinar
June 28, 2012, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

A national phone survey conducted by NHTSA in 2010 on distracted driving attitudes and behaviors found that the majority of drivers (77%) report answering their phone while driving while 41% report making calls. This webinar will reveal the sometimes-surprising facts behind the myths of using cell phones while driving. Attend this Webinar and learn:


  • Why cell phones are a bigger distraction problem despite other driver actions
  • Passenger conversation vs. cell phone conversation
  • Where to find FREE resources
Free for NSC members/ $119 for non-members



Additional Resources



NSC White Paper
This white paper explains the limitations of the human brain as it pertains to multitasking and using a hands-free or handheld cell phone while driving.



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