2023 Focus Area: Speeding

The focus area for this year’s Operation Safe Driver Week is speeding.

Speeding is a major factor in traffic deaths and injuries.

  • There were 11,258 fatal crashes in the U.S. where at least one driver was speeding, 29% of the total traffic fatalities for 2020. Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Speeding/driving too fast accounted for 25.3% of all fatal roadway crashes in Canada in 2020. Source: Transport Canada
  • In 2020, 16.4% of road crashes on Mexico’s 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 and French. Note: We have distributed our entire supply of the Spanish postcards.

Go to the 2023 Operation Safe Driver Week postcards online order form.