Transportation

Motor Vehicles, General

Date Added Resource Source
Aug 2013

Occupational Highway Transportation Deaths Among Workers Aged =55 Years — United States, 2003–2010

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6233a1.htm

Highway transportation incidents are the leading cause of occupational fatalities in the United States, with the highest fatality rates occurring among workers aged =65 years (1). To characterize older workers at highest risk, CDC analyzed data from the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) for the period 2003–2010 (2) and compared occupational highway transportation deaths among workers aged 55–64 years and =65 years with those among workers aged 18–54 years.

(CDC)
Nov 2010

Asleep at the Wheel: The Prevalence and Impact of Drowsy Driving (November, 2010) (PDF)

http://www.aaafoundation.org/pdf/2010DrowsyDrivingReport.pdf

This study, by AAA Foundations for Traffic Safety, presents new estimates of the prevalence of drowsy drivers on U.S. roads and of the proportion of crashes that involve a drowsy driver.

(AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety)
Oct 2010

Parents Are the Key to Safe Teen Drivers

http://www.cdc.gov/parentsarethekey/

This page, provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, provides resources for parents to address teen safe driving.

(CDC)
Sep 2010

CSA 2010: Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010

http://csa2010.fmcsa.dot.gov/

The new CSA 2010 intervention process focuses on the WHAT, WHY and HOW: discovering violations, defining the problem, identifying the case and determining how to fix and prevent it.

(DOT)
Jun 2009

Aggressive Driving: Research Update (April 2009) (PDF)

http://www.aaafoundation.org/pdf/AggressiveDrivingResearchUpdate2009.pdf

This paper, provided by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, reviews published scientific literature on aggressive driving; discusses various definitions of aggressive driving; cites several specific behaviors that are typically associated with aggressive driving; and summarizes past research on the individuals or groups most likely to behave aggressively.

(AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety)
Jul 2008

Global Road Safety at Work Resource Library

http://www.roadsafetyatwork.org

NIOSH now offers an online library to house resources from around the world related to the prevention of road traffic injuries and deaths while at work. The resources, which include employer policies and guidance documents on road safety at work, research reports on risk factors for work-related crashes, as well as statistics about worker injuries and fatalities on roads, are stored in the “Road Safety at Work” online library.

(NIOSH)
Aug 2006

Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet Plus: Motor Vehicle Safety for Employers and Employees (PDF)

http://www.cbs.state.or.us/external/osha/pdf/pubs/fact_sheets/fs18.pdf

The Standards and Technical Resources Section of Oregon OSHA produced this fact sheet on motor vehicle safety to highlight our programs, policies, or standards.

(Oregon OSHA)
Apr 2006

Medline Plus Topic: Motor Vehicle Safety

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/motorvehiclesafety.html

Contents on this page include articles on latest news, overviews, coping with accidents and more related to motor vehicle safety.

(MEDLINEplus)
Jun 2004

Teen Summer Jobs: Safe Driving

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/youth/summerjobs/safedriving.html
(OSHA)
Nov 2003

Work-Related Roadway Crashes - Challenges and Opportunities for Prevention

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2003-119/

This document provides a comprehensive view issues impacting the prevention of work-related roadway crashes. It also identifies the groups of workers at greatest risk of traffic crashes, summarizes key issues that contribute to work-related roadway crashes, and recommends preventive measures for employers and other stakeholders.

(NIOSH)
Aug 2003

OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Motor Vehicle Safety

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/motorvehiclesafety/

According to the Bureau of labor Statistics, over 2,000 deaths a year result from occupational motor vehicle incidents, more than 30% of the total annual number of fatalities from occupational injuries.

(OSHA)
May 2003

NIOSH Motor Vehicle Fatalities Page

http://www2a.cdc.gov/NIOSH-FACE/state.asp?state=ALL&Incident_Year=ALL&Category2=0016&Submit=Submit
(NIOSH)
May 2003

NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Motor Vehicle Safety

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/motorvehicle/
(NIOSH)