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NSC Statement on Legalization of Recreational Marijuana in Illinois
Posted on 6/25/2019

NSC Statement on Legalization of Recreational Marijuana in Illinois

Public needs to be aware of the impact cannabis use can have on road and workplace safety.
NSC Urges Drivers to Take Control of Their Safety This July 4
Posted on 6/24/2019

NSC Urges Drivers to Take Control of Their Safety This July 4

With 565 roadway deaths predicted this Independence Day holiday, NSC reminds drivers to be safe. The goal is always zero.
Drivers Unclear on What Their Automated Vehicle Systems Can – and Cannot – Do
Posted on 6/20/2019

Drivers Unclear on What Their Automated Vehicle Systems Can – and Cannot – Do

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety report reveals knowledge gap.
Chicago Skyline to Turn Green for Safety During National Safety Month
Posted on 6/18/2019

Chicago Skyline to Turn Green for Safety During National Safety Month

Iconic buildings partner with the National Safety Council to raise awareness of preventable deaths.
NSC Statement on Electric Shared Scooters in Chicago
Posted on 6/14/2019

NSC Statement on Electric Shared Scooters in Chicago

Safety should remain a priority for the pilot program.
NSC Survey: 7 in 10 Americans Mistakenly Feel Safest at Home,  Where Most Preventable Deaths Occur
Posted on 6/4/2019

NSC Survey: 7 in 10 Americans Mistakenly Feel Safest at Home, Where Most Preventable Deaths Occur

Four in 10 have been impacted by preventable, 'accidental' deaths.
NSC Honors Texas Employers with Traffic Safety Awards
Posted on 5/30/2019

NSC Honors Texas Employers with Traffic Safety Awards

Sixteen organizations demonstrate commitment to keeping employees safer on Texas roadways.
NSC Campaign Prioritizes Vehicle Safety for Military Members
Posted on 5/21/2019

NSC Campaign Prioritizes Vehicle Safety for Military Members

Effort to raise awareness and help fix unrepaired safety recalls visits Camp Pendleton.
NSC Brings Opioid Memorial to Albany as Part of Nationwide Tour
Posted on 5/20/2019

NSC Brings Opioid Memorial to Albany as Part of Nationwide Tour

Prescribed to Death Memorial puts faces on the worst drug crisis in U.S. history.
NSC Estimates 380 Roadway Deaths During Memorial Day Weekend
Posted on 5/20/2019

NSC Estimates 380 Roadway Deaths During Memorial Day Weekend

First time in four years the holiday estimate is below 400 fatalities, but zero remains the goal.
NSC Announces Winners of its Prestigious Green Cross for Safety Awards
Posted on 5/16/2019

NSC Announces Winners of its Prestigious Green Cross for Safety Awards

Progressive Agriculture Foundation, Nationwide and Schneider recognized for outstanding commitment to safety.
SAMHSA Focuses on Underage Tobacco Use During National Prevention Week
Posted on 5/16/2019

SAMHSA Focuses on Underage Tobacco Use During National Prevention Week

NSC Announces Two New Anti-smoking Policies
NSC Appoints Lorraine M. Martin as President and CEO
Posted on 5/7/2019

NSC Appoints Lorraine M. Martin as President and CEO

Martin brings over 30 years of experience in civic and corporate leadership to advance the Council’s mission of eliminating preventable deaths.
NSC to Bring Opioid Memorial to Albany
Posted on 4/24/2019

NSC to Bring Opioid Memorial to Albany

Exhibit honors those we’ve lost and offers hope for ending the epidemic.
Communications Improvements Rolled Out by Uber and Lyft
Posted on 4/18/2019

Communications Improvements Rolled Out by Uber and Lyft

Safety starts with getting in the right vehicle every time.
Pledge to Work Safely And Remember Those We’ve Lost in Recognition of Workers’ Memorial Day
Posted on 4/18/2019

Pledge to Work Safely And Remember Those We’ve Lost in Recognition of Workers’ Memorial Day

Preventable workplace deaths have increased four consecutive years; NSC remembers those who died through pledge effort and virtual candlelight vigil.
2018 was Deadliest Year on Record for Hot Car Deaths
Posted on 4/10/2019

2018 was Deadliest Year on Record for Hot Car Deaths

NSC releases new interactive online training to help prevent another fatal year.
NSC Statement on IIHS Report Showing Speeding Has Cost 37,000 Lives in Last 25 Years
Posted on 4/4/2019

NSC Statement on IIHS Report Showing Speeding Has Cost 37,000 Lives in Last 25 Years

NSC hopes this report serves as a wake-up call.
Road To Zero Announces Safe System Innovation Grant Recipients
Posted on 4/4/2019

Road To Zero Announces Safe System Innovation Grant Recipients

Winners share the coalition’s mission of eliminating roadway deaths by 2050.
Drivers More Distracted Around Emergency Vehicles
Posted on 4/3/2019

Drivers More Distracted Around Emergency Vehicles

Far too many drivers take photos or videos when emergency personnel are responding to an incident.
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