December is USPS Motor Vehicle Safety Month

According to the National Safety Council, more than 38,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes in the United States in 2019 — that’s over 100 fatalities per day. The three most common causes of fatalities on the road were alcohol, speeding, and not wearing seat belts.1 Many of these crashes occurred during the workday or…

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Postal Bulletin highlights Motor Vehicle Safety Month

December is Motor Vehicle Safety Month According to the National Safety Council, more than 40,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes in the United States in 2017 — that’s over 100 fatalities per day. The three biggest causes of fatalities on the road were alcohol, speeding, and distracted driving. Many of these crashes occurred during…

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Postal Bulletin highlights Motor Vehicle Accident Prevention Month

December is USPS Motor Vehicle Accident Prevention Month According to the National Safety Council, almost 40,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes in the United States in 2016. That marks a 6 percent increase over 2015 and a 14 percent increase over 2014, which is the most dramatic 2-year increase in 53 years (see nsc.org/learn/NSC-Initiatives/Pages/Fatality-Estimates.aspx)….

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USPS: Safe Driver Award nominations due April 30

The National Safety Council will accept nominations for the 2016 Joseph M. Kaplan Safe Driver Award until Thursday, April 30. The award recognizes USPS drivers with outstanding safety records. Here’s the criteria: Nominees must meet the minimum requirement of driving for 15 years or 100,000 miles without a preventable accident. Nominees must be full-time drivers…

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December is USPS Motor Vehicle Safety Month

Someone dies in a motor vehicle crash every twelve minutes, an injury occurs every ten seconds, and a crash occurs every five seconds in the United States, according to the National Safety Council (2014). Many of these incidents occur during the workday or during the commute to and from work. When a Postal Service™ employee…

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APWU: MVS Operators Honored for Safe Driving by National Safety Council

[maxgallery id=”42104″]Web News Article #: 206-2015 10/30/2015 – Two MVS tractor-trailer operators have been issued awards in recognition of their safe driving records. Jimmy Ellis of the Greater Seattle Area Local and Charles Pettus of the Oakland Local received Joseph M. Kaplan Safe Driver Awards from the National Safety Council. Ellis, who was recognized for…

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USPS: Two Western Pennsylvania District mechanics join Million Mile Club

February 26, 2015 Penn Hills, PA, Vehicle Maintenance Facility (VMF) mechanics Randy Kowach and John Chuly were recently inducted into the Million Mile Club, becoming Western Pennsylvania District’s first mechanics to achieve the honor. The National Safety Council awards membership in the club to professional drivers who’ve logged 30 years or 1 million miles without…

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