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Safety University: Halloween Safety Tips

As children take to the streets on Halloween to trick-or-treat, their risk of being injured by motorists increases greatly. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that Halloween is consistently one of the top three days for pedestrian injuries and fatalities.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also estimates that children are four times more likely to be struck by a motor vehicle on Halloween than any other day of the year. Because excited trick-or-treaters often forget about safety, motorists and parents must be even more alert.

Here are some tips for helping keep young ones safe on Halloween:

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Front Line Manager Safety Training

Earlier this month we invited our front line Managers to attend our first Front Line Manager Training session. Here we had a meaningful discussion on Safety here at Action.

The discussion was lead by Ross Sandler, a Law Professor at NewYork Law School. Ross also has had a very successful career as a Safety Consultant for Con-Ed and worked as the Department of Transportation Commissioner under Mayor Edward Koch.

The video below highlights the important topics covered and what is expected of all employees as we are all members of the Safety Team!

 

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Safety University: Driving With Sun Glare

This past Sunday we said goodbye to Summer and hello to the Fall. With the cooler temps and changing leaves, comes the added risk of driving hazards due to sun glare. It might sound counterintuitive, but sun glare is actually worse in the fall.

Why? This has mostly to do with the sun moving closer to the horizon.

Sun glare can best be described as sunlight obstructing your windshield during sunrise and sunset hours, making it incredibly difficult to see anything in front of you. Unfortunately for us, we also happen to drive during the times when sun glare is the worst (the morning and evening commute).

Here we offer you some useful tips on how to drive safely when experiencing sun glare.

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Safety University: Focused Driving

As a hauling company, we spend a lot of time on the road. So we think the safety of all drivers on the road is important. Here are some Safe Driving Tips on how to be a Focused Driver from AAA.

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