Deep Dive Into the Safe System Approach
National Safety Month, Zero Traffic Deaths Update
This month, we want to dive into one of the pillars of the Road to Zero strategy: prioritizing a Safe System approach. This approach offers a human-centered, holistic approach to reducing traffic fatalities. It also relies on elements of the other two pillars of our strategy, proven countermeasures and accelerating technology, as part of its successful implementation. Earlier this month, a new report was released that offers concrete recommendations on how to further the adoption of this approach and how it intersects with addressing structural and institutional racism. This is an important report to consider as we work to include all road users in our efforts to achieve zero roadway fatalities.
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The Safe System approach is one of the elements we’re calling for as part of our commitment to Zero Traffic Deaths. This month provided many opportunities to explore that approach and other themes within the campaign, including:
This June, join NSC and sponsor VelocityEHS for the 25th anniversary of National Safety Month, an annual observance to help keep each other safe from the workplace to anyplace. NSC will provide free materials throughout the month on a variety of topics, including transportation safety. Register now and get involved in this important observance.