Our Driving Concern: We’re On Your Mind & In the News …

Building a Culture of Traffic Safety

This is the place where we get to toot our own horn.

Our Driving Concern, the Oklahoma Employer Traffic Safety Program managed by the National Safety Council, continues to grow in reach, touch and act spaces. Check out these examples of our work, published by others:

FiveThirtyEight

Before you start rolling, prepare yourself to drive safely, said Our Driving Concern Senior Program Manager Lisa Robinson. Her remarks appear in a distracted driving article that carries the byline of FiveThirtyEight lead science writer Christie Aschwanden. Read/share the full story: Driving? Your Phone Is A Distraction Even If You Aren’t Looking At It.

Bloomberg News

Rise in on-the-job Motor Vehicle Deaths Spurs Safety Concerns: Safety organizations are pushing for employers operating fleets of passenger cars and small trucks not covered by workplace safety regulations to start voluntary programs emphasizing training, maintenance, and tracking driver performance. “The companies that are the most successful are the ones that look beyond requirements,” Our Driving Concern Senior Program Manager Lisa Robinson said.

Tulsa World

Save Lives; Tell Your Employees to Hang Up and Drive: Most employers will agree that distracted driving is a problem, and many would like to implement policies prohibiting employees from using electronic devices behind the wheel … One key to making a policy work is communicating expectations and outlining consequences for non-compliance.

The Oklahoman

Our Driving Concern is the Safety of Oklahoma Residents: One of the costliest aspects of running a business is also one of the most often overlooked — traffic safety. Whether crashes occur on or off the job, employers foot the bill, through everything from insurance premiums to productivity losses … If the ideal that every employee should return home from work in the same condition as he or she started the day isn’t reason enough to tap employers, then consider the potential for benefits that extend beyond safety and protection.