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Distracted Driving Awareness

- April 20, 2019 by Stacey DeVries (View all posts by Stacey)
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According to the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2017 alone 3,166 people were killed in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers. So, what is distracted driving? It’s driving while doing another activity that takes your attention away …  Read more …

Resolve to Reduce Your Incidental Driving Exposure

- February 27, 2019 by John Virsack, ARM (View all posts by John)
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Many companies, even though they do not have a fleet of vehicles, or any company owned vehicles, may still have an exposure for motor vehicle accidents. For instance, if you may have employees who drive their own vehicles to: Visit …  Read more …

Winter Wind and Parking Lots

- January 11, 2019 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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I wrote a blog in March 2017 called “Thar she blows! How to drive safely under windy conditions” and wanted to elaborate on that topic a bit more. Winter wind can pose different hazards than the same wind in spring-fall. …  Read more …

Don’t Get Too Comfortable

- January 12, 2018 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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If you follow any of my blogs you will notice I post quite a bit about hazards on the road. If you travel with someone or have a passenger ride with you, then this blog may be of interest. One …  Read more …

Deer in the Fall

- October 31, 2017 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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As we enter the fall season we get to enjoy the experience of empty farm fields, changes of the colors of leaves on trees. The weather cools off, leaves begin to change, crops are coming out, and animals are more …  Read more …

Halloween Safety Tips – On and Off the Job

- October 27, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Common sense should mean that on Halloween, employees driving in residential areas will pay closer attention to their driving. But common sense doesn’t always prevail. Safety training should be conducted on Halloween as a reminder to all employees. Remind drivers …  Read more …