Publication Information

Title: Distracted Driving Policies & the Transportation Industry

Publisher: Traffic Injury Research Foundation

Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Year: 2019

TIRF Code: 19B

Employers in the trucking industry recognize their critical role in prioritizing strategies to prevent distracted driving among their employees and protect them from other distracted drivers on the road to ensure declines continue. The business case for employers compares the costs of prevention activities to the costs of crashes immediately following their occurrence, as well as in the short-term and longer-term. This fact sheet describes the potential impact of distracted driving collisions on employers; the full business case will be published in Summer 2019.