Traffic safety in the workplace is for all of your employees, of all races and ethnic backgrounds, including those from tribal communities. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports two American Indians or Alaska Natives die every day in motor vehicle crashes.
Furthermore, the CDC says:
- Crashes are the leading cause of death for American Indians and Alaska Natives between the ages of 1-44
- American Indians and Alaska Natives have the highest alcohol-related motor vehicle death rates of all racial groups
- American Indians and Alaska Natives use car seats, booster seats and seat belts at a rate much lower than the national rate
To address these issues, the CDC provides the following resources: