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Stephen Clary
Safety and Loss Control Specialist

 


Courses Available:

  • Defensive Driving Class
  • CEVO II Police
  • CEVO 4 Ambulance
  • CEVO 3 Fire
  • Coaching the Van Driver 3
  • Transporting Passengers with Special Needs 2
  • Coaching the Straight Truck Driver 

 

Online driver safety courses available 

Contact Steve Clary, Safety and Loss Control Specialist (502-223-7667 or stephen.clary@kaco.org) to enroll.

Courses include:


 

Look up before you back up campaign

Backing-up accidents are the leading cause of vehicle collisions for some of our insured members, yet they are some of the most preventable motor vehicle accident claims. 

Reviewing and following safe backing-up practices can help you reduce the number of these incidents.

Download the KACo safety brochure here


 

The myth behind multitasking - Distracted Driving FAQ

David Teater, senior director of Transportation Initiatives at the National Safety Council, explains multitasking - which is impossible to do with two cognitively complex tasks such as driving and talking on a cell phone. Visit distracteddriving.nsc.org for more information.

Watch the video here.


 

Understanding driver distraction

How banning use of cell phones and interactive in-vehicle technology while driving can save lives.

Learn more from the National Safety Council here


 

How to Install Tire Chains Correctly, Tips, Tricks, and Safety!

Most comprehensive Tire Chain Training available, please feel free to use when training commercial drivers. 

Watch the video here.


 


Driver Safety News


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June 06, 2024
Share the roads safely
To read more articles about loss control and safety best practices, go to https://kaco.org/insurance/loss-control/.
May 23, 2024
Work zones are dangerous; Distractions make things worse
Lauren Torres is NSC program technical advisor in the Roadway Practice at the National Safety Council.
April 25, 2024
Hands-free devices and voice command systems are not safer
Hands-free devices and voice command systems create a cognitive distraction as the driver mentally engages with interactive tasks. While labeled hands-free, they may require use of buttons or touchscreens that are also manually and visually distracting.
April 18, 2024
Understanding visual, manual and cognitive driving distractions
Drivers on their cell phones see just a fraction of their driving environment.