The focus area for this year’s Operation Safe Driver Week is speeding.
Speeding is a major factor in traffic deaths and injuries.
- In 2019, there were 9,478 fatal crashes in the U.S. where at least one driver was speeding, 26% of total traffic fatalities for the year. Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
- Twenty-seven percent of traffic fatalities on Canadian roads in 2020 were the direct result of speeding. Source: Carsurance.net
- In Mexico, in 2019, 15% of road crashes on the federal highway network were attributed to excessive speed. Source: International Transport Forum
CVSA created a complimentary postcard for enforcement officers to give to drivers and motor carriers or for drivers and motor carriers to order directly. All you have to do is fill out our online order form and we’ll mail the postcards out to you, completely free of charge. The postcards are available in English, French (coming soon) and Spanish.