We Save Lives and the National Road Safety Foundation launched The National Passenger Safety Campaign to bring together other organizations that believe that it’s time to focus on the passenger, and not just the driver.
It’s not just the one behind the wheel who is responsible for keeping people safe on the road.
As a passenger in a car, you probably don’t think you have as much responsibility on the road as the driver, but that’s not always the case. This week is a good reminder of that; it’s National Passenger Safety Week. According to Nationalpassengersafety.org, 6,275 passengers were killed in crashes in 2020.
Organizer talks importance of speaking up to prevent distracted driving during National Passenger Safety Week
The last week of January is a national effort to remind passengers on the roads that they have the power to prevent distracted driving.National Passenger Safety Week is now underway and runs through Saturday.Riding in the car with someone who may have been distracted or even impaired is an issue that has become all too
We Save Lives founder Candace Lightner joins Tim to talk about the importance of safe driving, including prioritizing the safety of passengers in the vehicle. We Save Lives, founded in 2014, is an umbrella organization of more than 50 highway safety advocates, law enforcement agencies, companies, local, state, national and international organizations, victim’s/survivor groups, and
Sunday kicked off National Passenger Safety Week, an initiative started in 2022 by The National Road Safety Foundation alongside “We Save Lives,” an organization that advocates for safe driving. In 2020, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reported that passengers made up 24 percent of traffic fatalities nationwide.
It’s National Passenger Safety Week and while it’s meant to promote safe driving, it’s also a reminder that passengers have a voice.
It’s not enough to buckle up. Passengers are now being asked to speak up, if they think the driver is being unsafe. We spoke with Michelle Anderson, director of operations at the National Road Safety Foundation, to learn more. She talked about when and how passengers should say something, and the nonprofits teaming up for
his week is National Passenger Safety Week, which encourages passengers to speak up when in a vehicle that’s being driven unsafely. The campaign was launched last January by We Save Lives and The National Road Safety Foundation, two non-profits whose focus is on highway safety.
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — An alert passenger could help prevent roadway fatalities.An important message during National Passenger Safety Week, which takes place from January 22nd through January 29th.Tina Lavoie spoke to 8 News Now about her daughter Hillary, who was riding in the passenger’s seat when her friend lost control of the vehicle causing them