Safety Council Director

Direct activities of State Highway Safety Council to promote safety.

What does a Safety Council Director do?

Directs activities of State Highway Safety Council to promote driver education and safety of roads and vehicles: Directs workers engaged in compilation of traffic safety statistics, such as fatalities and injuries, causes of accidents, and characteristics of drivers involved in accidents. Evaluates statistics according to accepted statistical analysis procedures and formulates plans for improving driver education and highway engineering. Prepares or directs workers engaged in preparation of pamphlets, advertisements, radio commercials, and other educational materials concerned with highway safety. Delivers speeches and participates in public forums and broadcasts to educate motorists in safety habits. Confers with officials of other departments, such as state police and highway engineering and with national safety leaders to coordinate program activities. Recommends changes in legislation and highway user regulations to improve safety conditions.