National Safety Council

National Safety Council Statement on Tom Petty’s Death

ITASCA, Ill./ Jan. 20, 2018 (STL.NEWS) — The National Safety Council extends its deepest sympathies to Tom Petty’s family, friends, band members and millions of fans as they grapple not only with his loss, but also with the knowledge that the musical icon was taken far too soon because of a preventable opioid-involved overdose. The … Continue reading National Safety Council Statement on Tom Petty’s Death

More Than 660 People May Be Killed, 76,000 Injured on U.S. Roads Over the Upcoming Holidays

ITASCA, Ill./ Dec. 20, 2017 (STL.NEWS) — The National Safety Council urges caution as people plan road trips to celebrate holidays with family and friends. NSC estimates 308 people may be killed and 35,400 may be seriously injured in car crashes during the upcoming Christmas holiday period. As many as 356 fatalities and 40,900 injuries … Continue reading More Than 660 People May Be Killed, 76,000 Injured on U.S. Roads Over the Upcoming Holidays