MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY AT WORK
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 motor vehicle crashes for:
- 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?
Award-winning "Keep Workers Safe on the Road" Infographic
This infographic covers the human and economic impact of work-related crashes, making it a useful resource for HR or safety professionals to make a business case for a motor vehicle safety program. Download the infographic.
Animated Images (GIFs) Page
Use the animated images (GIFs) on our webpage to promote safe driving, on and off the job.
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- Page last reviewed: January 26, 2018
- Page last updated: September 19, 2018
- Content source:
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Division of Safety Research