Distracted driving continues to be a national problem. Almost every state has a ban against texting and driving, and many states have gone beyond that, making handheld devices illegal while operating a motor vehicle. To aid in understanding your local laws, we have compiled a list of distracted driving laws for all 50 states.
While Distracted Driving Awareness Month is a prime opportunity to discuss fleet safety, it goes beyond simple rules against texting and driving. Organizations that have implemented a proper road safety culture start by screening drivers in the hiring process and then provide ongoing training and support throughout an employee’s career.
April is Distracted Driving Awareness month. Hays Companies promotes safe driving for our employees and all our valued partners. We believe employers have a significant role in reducing vehicle crashes.
Following the three-day winter storm that pummeled much of the Northeast, there are reports of significant snow accumulation in Pennsylvania, New York and the surrounding areas. New Jersey received nearly 30 inches of snow accumulation in some cities, resulting in the highest total snowfall accumulation in recent years.
Certain Mississippi and Alabama taxpayers who were affected by Hurricane Zeta (which began on October 28, 2020) may take advantage of tax deadline relief under IRS guidance. The extension includes Form 5500 filing deadlines for employer-sponsored employee benefit plans. George, Greene, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson and Stone counties in Mississippi are currently included in the disaster relief area. Alabama businesses in Clarke, Dallas, Marengo, Mobile, Perry, Washington and Wilcox counties qualify for this relief as well.