Thousands of people have died in car crashes involving cell phone use. New technology allows divers to make phone calls, dictate texts or emails and update social media while driving – all actions that are proven to increase crash risk. And employers share much of that risk, being held liable up to $25 million for employee crashes, even when employees use hands-free devices.
Phone Policy Kit to help employers of any size. The free kit has all the materials needed to build leadership support for a cell phone policy and tools to communicate to employees. Additional resources include case studies and white paper explaining why employers should care.
- Online distracted driving course - Take a 5-minute demo of a course designed to change drivers' behavior and attitudes about distracted driving and help organizations lower liability risks and costs associated with motor vehicle collisions.
- Distracted driving newsletter
- Research on distracted driving, including data on:
- Hands-free devices
- Cognitive distraction
- Text messaging and voice-activated texting
- Cell phones compared to alcohol-impaired driving
- Evaluation of laws and enforcement
- Info and resources for employers.
- Get the NSC employer cell phone policy kit here.
- Review state distracted driving laws.
- Review NSC Distracted driving research.
- Browse cell phone and texting signs and labels.