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Recently I’ve been driving on the freeway more than usual.  I’ve noticed the state transportation department has been periodically posting the number of fatalities on the state’s highways for the year.  I noticed an increase in their casualty count over the last few days.  I’ve also seen a sign that says, “Zero fatalities – the only acceptable goal.”

Have you ever stopped to consider the costs of a traffic accident?  Even without injuries (fatal or not) there’s the damage to the vehicles, the response by law enforcement, and oftentimes, there’s a traffic backup after an accident.  If there is a fatality, there’s going to be funeral expenses and emotional costs at the least.  I think that, while driving, there are countless reasons to …

Be Safe!

Keith Steele

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