Defensive Driving: The Cost Savings Factor

first_imgThe Vermont Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (Vermont NETS) and The Governor’s Highway Safety Program will present a conference titled Defensive Driving: The Cost Savings Factor, Thursday, October 3, 2002, 8:00am-12:00pm at the Clarion Hotel Burlington.Find out how traffic safety can save your company money. This conference is designed for Human Resource Directors; Safety Officers; managers and business owners. Traffic crashes can create personal and financial havoc with your business! Find out how you can confront this issue. Traffic crashes are the leading cause of death and injury in the work place.When you attend the conference you will understand traffic safety from the law enforcement perspective. You will take the Distracted Drivers Test. Learn about occupant protection-it IS the law. Learn about the overall traffic safety picture in Vermont and learn about benefits of defensive driving techniques.The first section of the program will focus on the cost savings factor of defensive driving. We will look at the main cause of traffic crashes and the potential cost of traffic crashes to businesses.The second section of the program will feature Bill Wolfe, Highway Safety Director of the Vermont Association of Chiefs of Police. Wolfe will talk about defensive driving from the perspective of law enforcement.The third part of the program will be presented by Ted Minall, Law Enforcement Liaison for the Governor’s Highway Safety Program. Minall will focus on occupant protection as the key to a successful defensive driving program.Registration is $25/pp ($35/pp if register after 9/30/02). You may register by e-mail: sends e-mail).This event is sponsored by Vermont Business Magazine, Vermont Council for Quality and The Vermont Truck & Bus Association. Vermont NETS is a program of The Vermont Chamber of Commercelast_img