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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

RESOURCES

Help us create safer roads for all

DDAM Participant Guide

Share Posters

Do you know the three main types of distractions or the risks from built-in vehicle screens? Print and display these posters in common areas or share them digitally to help others drive distraction-free.

Take the Just Drive Pledge

All of us want to drive, bike or walk across roads free of distracted drivers. Take the Just Drive pledge to avoid distractions behind the wheel and encourage others – from your co-workers to your loved ones – to do the same

Attend Our Free Webinar – Distracted Driving Expert Panel

April 23, 2 p.m. CT

Register for our Distracted Driving Awareness Month webinar to hear from a panel of experts on the dangers of driving distracted and the simple steps you can take to reduce these risks.

Just Drive Pledge
- I will make our roads safer for everyone by avoiding all forms of distracted driving.


- I will speak up when others are distracted to protect myself and all other road users.


Drive the Message Home – Animated Graphic and Just Drive Video

Share this animated graphic in emails, on digital screens or across social media to help spread the message that if something takes your hands off the wheel, your eyes off the road or your mind off of driving, it’s a distraction.

 Looking for a simple way to kick off a safety meeting this month? Play our Just Drive video to show your team that the safest option behind the wheel is to #JustDrive.

Get the Latest from Safety+Health®

See the latest news and updates from the experts at Safety+Health magazine on distracted driving on and off the job:

  1. Many drivers ‘engage in potentially deadly behaviors’ despite dangers: survey
  2. Pedestrian deaths at highest level in over 40 years: GHSA
  3. Could rumble strips curb distracted driving in work zones?

GRAPHIC: April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

VIDEO: How to Set Up Your Drive

Social Media Kit

Spread the Word About Distracted Driving

Show your commitment to safe driving by sharing posts from our social media kit. You can also share your own tips and ideas for avoiding distractions – remember to tag your posts with #JustDrive and #DDAM. And don’t forget to gather your team and take a photo with our #JustDrive sign.

DDAM Just Drive Sign

SIGN: Just Drive

Additional Resources

  1. Free NSC Roadway Resources: Want to dig deeper into roadway safety? See a full rundown of free NSC resources and training opportunities at nsc.org/free.
  2. On the Safe Side Podcast: Check out the latest episode of Safety+Health’s signature podcast, featuring NSC Sr. Program Manager for Mobility Safety Impact Amy Artuso breaking down how employers can address distracted driving (Coming March 15, 2024).
  3. Safe Driving Policy: Does your organization have a safe driving policy to protect workers? See this message from NSC CEO Lorraine Martin about the importance of these policies and download this policy template to create or strengthen your own.
  4. Fleet Essentials Online Training: If you manage a fleet, proper training is essential to keeping your drivers safe. A new 20-minute NSC course, Distracted Fleet Driver, teaches drivers how to avoid distractions and stay safe around other drivers who are distracted.
  5. Share Your Story: Have you been personally affected by traffic violence? Join NSC and partners in D.C. this May to make your voice heard and impact ongoing policy conversations.
Lorraine holding Just Drive sign

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