Dear RITA Member,

Every day, at least nine Americans die and 100 are injured in distracted driving crashes. 

Your partners at The Rhode Island Trucking Assoc. & Sinclair Risk want to help you educate and raise awareness by sending you a daily email containing information that is intended to be shared and discussed with your drivers.  

Please find today's content below:

 
 
 
 

Guarding Against the Risks of Distracted Driving - Video

This video discusses how you can prevent distracted driving.

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Defensive Driving HTML Email

Defensive driving saves money, time and lives. Encourage defensive driving with this Safety Alert.

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OSHA's Stance on Distracted Driving

This document contains information on how OSHA will use the General Duty Clause to discourage employers who reward behavior that leads to distracted driving.

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Distracted Driving Policy

This policy outlines guidelines and restrictions regarding drivers' use of cellphones.

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Trucking Playing it Safe: Stop Distracted Driving

This article emphasizes the importance of avoiding distractions while behind the wheel.

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Safety Matters: Defensive Driving Techniques

Toolbox talk helpful in educating your workers on defensive driving techniques.

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Safety Matters: Defensive Driving - Accident Prevention

Safety talk useful in educating your workers on defensive driving techniques to prevent accidents.

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Trucking Safety Matters: Roadway Safety Driving Tips

Talking points for truckers regarding safe driving, including speeding, following and passing other vehicles.

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Risk Insights: Employee Cellphone Use While Driving

This Risk Insights article addresses an employer's liability risks due to employee cellphone use while driving and offers suggestions to minimize those risks.

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April 2019 National Safety Observances Calendar

Use this calendar throughout April to track national safety observances and learn about the dangers of distracted driving.

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Trucking Safety Matters: Preventing Accidents on the Road

This safety talk discusses the meaning of defensive driving and ways to prevent accidents while on the road.

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Driver Safety: Distractions

This Live Well, Work Well flyer discusses practicing safe driving techniques, being aware of your surroundings, and avoiding distractions so you can significantly reduce your chances of being involved in an auto accident.

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Safety Meeting Sign-in Attendance Form

Useful form for registering employee attendance at safety meetings.

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Safety Matters: Defensive Driving - Mirrors

Safety meeting talking points to help you discuss how to set mirrors properly to eliminate blind spots.

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Distracted Driving Prevention for Commercial Fleets Toolkit

To protect themselves and public safety, itís important for organizations and fleet managers to have an understanding of distracted driving, including common causes and prevention strategies. This toolkit provides background information commercial fleets can use to supplement a risk management program and establish a safe workplace.

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Do you have other safety or insurance topics you would like to receive specific to your company? If so, remember that we're here to assist you!

Regards,

Jonathan Belek
Transportation Practice Group Director
 

Sinclair Risk & Financial Management
660 Roosevelt Ave.
Pawtucket, RI 02860
401-714-9048
www.SRFM.com

 
 
 
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