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NSC Transportation Safety Division

Members of the Transportation Safety Division include safety leaders with an expertise in transportation activities of all kinds, including but not limited to commercial fleet management, school bus, public transportation, railway and waterborne transportation. Though often focused on roadway issues, this Division has a space for all who are moving people or cargo. 

Get Involved

The NSC Transportation Safety Division has opportunities to get involved in a variety of ways. Join a committee, take a leadership role, participate in an educational program or serve on a committee. 

Save the Date!

The 2021 Transportation Safety Division annual meeting will be held from noon to 2 p.m. (ET) Monday, Oct. 11, in conjunction with the NSC Safety Congress & Expo. Section meetings to be determined. Registration information will be available soon.

Program Committee
The Transportation Safety Division Program Committee works on planned programming and future series for in-person meetings. In addition to the three, one-hour meetings, expect an additional five hours of work on these projects throughout the year. Click on the dates to register for the June 29 and Sept. 28 meetings. 

Engagement Committee
The Transportation Safety Division Engagement Committee helps identify ways for Division members to get involved in the work of the Division. In addition to three, one-hour meetings in 2021, there are opportunities to give more time as committee members are able. Click on the date to register.

Contact Sarah Van Huis for more information, or to add your voice and experience. If these committees aren’t what you’re looking for, no problem! Complete this quick survey and help us better understand your needs.

Upcoming Webinars

Avoiding Backup Incidents: A Roundtable Discussion
11 a.m. (CT) May 27

Join Bobby Vincent, senior director of safety for Professional Transportation Inc., for a discussion of avoiding backup incidents in the transit and ground passenger transportation sector. Register.

School/Transit Section Meeting
1 p.m. (CT) June 30

Join the School Bus/Transit Section for an open safety discussion. Register.

Webinar Recording

Importance of Fleet Safety Culture to Reduce Crashes (May 19, 2021)

Learn how nine heavy-vehicle fleets improve their fleet safety culture to reduce crashes, claims and violations. The presentation features the overarching themes and insights, with a focus on improving safety culture through hiring, improved accountability, driver training and safety technologies. Watch the webinar.

Meetings

Transportation Safety Division Mid-year Meeting (March 5, 2021)

Annual Meeting (Oct. 5, 2020)

Industry News



Rose McMurray
Chief Transportation Advisor
FDR Safety LLC

Chairman's Message

The principal risk workers face every workday is from transportation incidents. Recognizing this, and consistent with its focus on workplace safety, the National Safety Council has made reducing transportation-related injuries and fatalities a priority. There is even a special Division devoted to finding solutions.

The Transportation Safety Division is comprised of industry, labor and government safety practitioners that share best practices and assist the NSC in their goal of incident reduction. Join our group and, together, we can work to protect people as they use transportation at work and off the job.

Transportation Safety Division Executive Leadership

Rose McMurray
Chief Transportation Advisor
FDR Safety LLC
Transportation Safety Division Chair


Joseph M. Mokrisky
Commercial Vehicle Safety and Risk Consultant
Capitol Motor Carrier Compliance
Transportation Safety Division Vice Chair


Lydell Banks
MSSC - Central Region
FirstGroup America
Transportation Safety Division Secretary

Amanda Horner
Mid-America Regional Council
Transportation Safety Division Member at Large



Tom DiSalvi
Vice President, Safety and Loss Prevention
Schneider National Inc.
Transportation Safety Division Immediate Past Chair


Interested in joining the team? Join a meeting scheduled above, or reach out to a Division leader or to Sarah Van Huis, Manager, NSC Division Programs.