Tagged ‘Zero Fatalities’

Utahns Called On to be Smart and Safe on Utah’s Roads

Posted on: September 9th, 2021

Utah averaged one death every day between Memorial Day and Labor Day on Utah’s roads Utah averaged one death every day between Memorial Day and Labor Day this year on Utah’s roads, a fatality rate 34 percent higher than the first part of this year, according to preliminary traffic fatality data. In total this summer […]

Summer Safely

Posted on: June 10th, 2021

We want to encourage Utahn’s to ‘Summer Safely’ this year; enjoy summer, make happy memories and remember that safe driving practices save lives. Memorial Day weekend begins the 100 days where traffic fatalities typically almost double on Utah roads. As 94 percent of all crashes involve human error (including distracted driving, speeding, exhaustion, impairment and […]

New Effort Launched to Improve Safety for Motorcyclists

Posted on: April 21st, 2021

In Utah, motorcycle crashes are 11 times more likely to result in a death than auto crashes. In an effort improve motorcycle safety, the Utah Department of Public Safety (DPS) and Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) are kicking off “Ride to Live,” a safety campaign to educate motorcyclists and drivers about lane filtering and encourage […]

Zero Fatalities Donates Reflective Backpacks to Homeless Service Providers

Posted on: September 28th, 2020

Backpacks designed to help pedestrians be safe and prevent crashes this fall Zero Fatalities is donating 3,500 reflective drawstring backpacks to homeless service providers throughout Salt Lake County this week. The backpacks will help people who are experiencing homelessness stay visible to drivers during the fall, which is typically the most dangerous time of year […]