NETSTalk Now: Driving Change
Saving Lives with the International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP)
Season 1, Ep. 2
There is one thing everyone worldwide has in common - road trauma. Joined by Rob McInerney, CEO of the International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP), we learn how lives can be saved on an exponential level using the iRAP Star Rating and other programs
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Demystifying ESG and its Linkage to Driver Safety
Season 1, Ep. 7
ESG initiatives as they relate to road safety are good for business, good for employees, and good for society. Brought to you by eDriving, Andy Bradley, eDriving's Risk Management Guru and Former Head of Group Risk Services, Nestle and CEO of Intercone Re., discusses initiatives that will increase stakeholder buy-in and work towards achieving the lofty targets of the United Nations' Decade of Action for Road Safety.Want to learn more? Click here to learn more about the Global Road Safety PartnershipClick here to learn more about eDriving, the global digital driver risk management gurusClick here to view the Benchmarking global road safety: a private-public best practice to improve road safety webinar
A Culture of Prevention with Touch-Based Alcohol Detection
Season 1, Ep. 6
With nearly half of all industrial accidents with injuries being alcohol-related and 1-in-10 U.S. commercial drivers testing positive for alcohol (the highest rate worldwide), Michael Watson joins the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety to discuss how SOBRsafe™ has developed a proprietary, touch-based solution to this problem. From employee retention, reduced insurance costs and most importantly, saving lives, SOBRsafe™ is truly creating a culture of prevention to remove alcohol risk from our roadways and workplaces. Click here to learn more about SOBRsafe™ or you can reach out to Michael directly at email@example.com.
Employer Efforts to Reduce Impaired Driving to Zero
Season 1, Ep. 5
Impaired driving and alcohol use has increased throughout the pandemic, with statistics showing a startling reversal of the decrease previously seen in impaired driving fatalities. Furthermore, with the increased use of recreational cannabis, what is the impact of that on impaired driving and the impact for employers with employees who consume those substances.Joined by Darrin Grondel, Vice President of Traffic Safety and Government Relations at The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility, learn about what employers and fleet managers can do to address impaired driving. From his early career with the Washington State Patrol through to his national leadership on the executive committee of the Governors Highway Safety Association, Dr. Grondel has contributed to numerous national projects related to drug-impaired driving, autonomous vehicles, and national strategic efforts to reduce traffic fatalities to zero.Click here to learn about The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility, including access to their National Drunk Driving Statistics Map by State. Click here to learn about the National Alliance to Stop Impaired Driving, including access to their State-by-State map of impaired driving laws, including cannabis specific laws. For Employer policies and procedures, check out The National Safety Council for Safety Training, Workplace Safety and Roadway Safety resources, and the soon to be released Leadership Road Safety Playbook by NETS.