Tag Archives: Rural roads

#RuralRoadSafety – Distracted Drivers

Driving requires full attention and focus. Distracted driving has become a major issue nationwide and increases your risk when driving in rural areas. Using a cell phone and texting have become one of the leading causes of driver distraction. This puts drivers and their passengers at … Continue reading

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Looking for free road safety activities?

We have plenty to share! See the links below for puzzles, coloring pages, and activities all related to rural road safety. Crossword Puzzle Window Boxes Bingo Dominos Word Find Coloring Page Rural Road Solution

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Seatbelts = PPE for everyone

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Corn Corners – #FSHW14

Be cautious around corn corners! We urge you to be cautions around intersections near corn fields this harvest season. If the corn is still in the field it can restrict your view of oncoming traffic. Slow down while coming to … Continue reading

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Transporting Machinery

Each year, incidents involving tractors and other farm machinery occur on public roads causing death and injury to those involved. Not to mention the untold costs in damage to equipment. The roads can be a dangerous place for farm and … Continue reading

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Take the pledge to drive cell free

Take the pledge to drive cell free here! Hands-free is not risk-free. According to the National Safety Council, almost 25% of car crashes involve cell phone use. Driving requires eyes on the road, hands on the wheel, and a brain focused … Continue reading

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Distracted drivers

Close your eyes and count for 5 seconds. Now, imagine driving 55 MPH with your eyes closed that long. Scary, right? It gets worse. Using a cell phone while driving, whether it’s hand-held or hands-free, delays a driver’s reactions as … Continue reading

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