This is the most important blog post I’ve ever written. It’s about what happened exactly one year ago today. Please read it and share it with others. Last week a friend told me about a recent fender bender. While driving, he’d been dictating an email on his cell phone. He wanted to get a few […]
If you expect your employees to use their cell phones while driving as part of the normal course of business, you’re unintentionally putting them at greater risk of injury — and your business may be liable. Susan Solovic and attorney Armand Mele explain. Photo: AP.
Would you intentionally ask your employees to perform a task in such a way that put them at a four times greater risk of injury? Of course you wouldn’t. But if you expect your employees to use their cell phones while driving as part of the normal course of business, that’s exactly what you’re doing. […]
After my mom cleaned up our dinner dishes and made sure my homework was done, she transformed our kitchen table into a desk where she spread out all the files and bookwork she’d brought home from her business. Some nights, she’d work until well after midnight before packing everything away so she could sleep a […]
Nearly Half of Commuters Admit to Texting While Driving: AT&T Calls on Employers to Help End What Has Become a Dangerous “Habit” for Many
Nearly half of commuters self-reported texting while driving in a recent poll, and 43% of those who did called it a “habit.” Commuters are texting and driving even more than teens – 49%, compared to 43%. And the problem has gotten worse. Six in 10 commuters say they never texted while driving three years ago. […]