Monday, September 14, 2015

Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day blog series begins

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx kicks off the safety series today. Then  people across Kansas will tell their stories in upcoming blogs showing why safety on roadways is important. Thank you for reading the series and sharing the link with others to help put the brakes on fatalities.

By Anthony Foxx

As I did last year on these pages, I must begin my "Put the Brakes on Fatalities" message by thanking the folks at the Kansas DOT, who put this valuable series together every year. The combination of professional guidance and personal narratives you'll read here for the next 20 days is powerful persuasion that all of us can --and should-- work together every day to make our roads safer for all who use them.
Last year, I wrote about the importance of individual decisions--the decision not to drink and drive, the decision to put your phone away when you're behind the wheel, the decision to keep your eye out for bicyclists and pedestrians. And in a world where we know that more than 90 percent of all crashes are due in part to ... (click on link)

No comments:

Post a Comment