Millions of workers drive or ride in a motor vehicle as part of their jobs. And, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of work-related deaths in the U.S. The type of company or job doesn’t matter — the risk is there.

The NIOSH Center for Motor Vehicle Safety (CMVS) provides research-based guidance to prevent work-related motor vehicle crashes, focusing on:

  • Truck drivers
  • Drivers in other high-risk jobs (EMS, law enforcement, oil and gas extraction)
  • Light-vehicle drivers (real estate, sales, health care)

How will you keep workers safe on the road?

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Animated Images (GIFs)

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Use the animated images (GIFs) on our webpage to promote safe driving. Download (right click, “Save Picture As”), then insert into PowerPoint presentations, add to social media posts, or play on digital screens.

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Page last reviewed: April 15, 2021