The top six driver errors resulting in a vehicle collision include:
More than 41,000 people lose their lives in motor vehicle crashes each year and over 2.4 million more suffer disabling injuries, according to the National Safety Council (NSC).
To address this, the State Office of Risk Management (SORM) offers a classroom-based four-hour Defensive Driving class to all State employees at NO CHARGE.
In light of the NSC and National Transportation Safety Board to formally recommend a complete ban of cell phone use while driving for all motorists, SORM offers resources to develop a cell phone use policy, including www.minnesotasafetycouncil.org/traffic/distracteddriving/. and a white paper titled "Understanding the Distraction of the Brain".
Additional resources and information are available in the Related Links below.
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