Roadside Chat - What drives you? The person under the mistletoe

12-23 what drives you -mistletoeWhat’s your motivation to get where you’re going? Whether you have someone waiting for you, a job to do, or an errand to run, there’s always a reason to drive safely.

And it’s not just you. When you drive safely, you’re helping to make sure the others sharing the road are safer, too.

Did you know there are four simple things you can do to improve highway safety for everyone?

  1. Buckle up. Every seat, every trip.
  2. Drive sober.
  3. Slow down and drive chill.
  4. Pay attention to the task of driving.

Join the fight for safer roads by connecting with us as we discover, together, what drives you to be a safer driver:

Thank you for buckling up, slowing down, paying attention, and wearing your seat belt every time you are behind the wheel. It makes a difference for all of us.

What drives you?

In 2023 in Iowa, 363 people have been killed in traffic crashes. That’s an increase of five since last Friday. In Iowa in 2022, there were 337 traffic-related deaths. To see statistics published daily by the Office of Driver Services, go to the daily fatality report at

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