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The Permian Road Safety Coalition: 

  • Celebrated 2nd year anniversary June 2017
  • 8 forums held, averaging 200 people in attendance; monthly steering and working group meetings
  • Worked with TxDOT to prioritize infrastructure improvements; gained seat at the table and sought after for engagement on short and long range road construction and improvement planning
  • Advocated and helped secure $1.8 billion in funding from TxDOT for oil/gas region roads in TX, including $676 million for Permian roads to be spent over 1-3 yrs. vs standard 10-15 yr. project timelines.
  • Best practices shared and adopted by participating companies to aid in coaching – focused on fatigue management, IVMS and taking poor drivers off the road.
  • Built an industry community, focused on road safety (sharing of incidents and issues), who looks out for one another
  • Created a space for government and industry to work together
  • Launched a website and identity campaign
  • Community outreach effort: “Goal Zero: A Day Without Accidents.” – Successfully Achieved Goal Zero!
  • PRSC recognized in the community for taking a stand on road safety and showing industry leadership to help solve a serious issue in the Permian Basin.
  • 2017 Houston Chapter of the American Marketing Association’s Crystal Award Winner for best non-profit campaign.

Being able to advocate and secure funding to prioritize infrastructure improvements depends on the commitment of our members and good data to support those efforts.

 

TXDOT - Texas Motor Vehicle Crash Data (2016 update)

TXDOT - Odessa District Statistics

Texas Transportation Institute - Oil & Gas Energy Development and Changes in Crash Data

TXDOT - Motor Vehicle Traffic Facts

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