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CMV Safe Speed Campaign

Speeding is a major contributor to crashes, injuries, and fatalities on our nation’s roadways. FMCSA’s Safe Speed Campaign supports commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers by reminding them to obey the law and a maintain safe speed. Share this life-saving message using the educational resources below, available for download and distribution.

Access materials: Earned Media | Social Media | Visor Card

Earned Media Materials

Download and amplify these critical safety messages in your market with an earned media toolkit, including talking points to use as a guide when talking about the campaign with your community, press releases to share with local press for a broader announcement, and a radio reader to share with your local radio station to reach the CMV driver audience directly on the road. Sharing these messages to your broader audience and community will help keep our roads even safer. 

Social Media Graphics & Copy

Speeding is dangerous for everyone on the road. Promote safe speed on your social platforms with the below graphics and recommended messages. These can be used throughout the year and fit in with your current social media strategy. Download the graphic or video, upload it to the social platform of your choosing, and then copy and paste your selected message into the post. 

Our desitnation in more than our route. Drive at a safe speed.

Speed Graphic 1

Message 1: Maintaining a safe speed on #OurRoads gets everyone to their destination safely. Obey the speed limit behind the wheel of your truck or bus. #SafeSpeeds

Message 2: Curves and ramps can be unsafe when driving too fast. Always slow down and approach them at a safe speed to keep #OurRoads and yourself safe. #SafeSpeeds

Message 3: Keep a safe following distance and speed while on #OurRoads. It helps everyone reach their destination safely. #OurRoads

Our desitnation in more than our route. Drive at a safe speed.

Speed Graphic 2

Message 1: Always maintain a safe speed on #OurRoads and follow the posted speed limits. Slow down to keep yourself and others safe. #SafeSpeeds

Message 2: For large trucks and buses, curves and ramps present challenges. Stay safe by following the posted speed limit and slowing down when on #OurRoads. #SafeSpeeds

Message 3: Following the speed limit and maintaining a safe speed helps you stay in control of your large truck or bus. Slow down on #OurRoads and arrive safely. #SafeSpeeds

Visor Card

This visor card is downloadable and printable, so you can keep speed-related safety tips top of mind while on the road.

Preview of safe speed visor card with tips for drivers

Safe Speed Visor Card

More Resources

Distracted Driving

Stay focused on the road while driving

Driving distracted is a leading cause of crashes on America’s roadways! Encourage CMV drivers to stay focused behind the wheel. 

Voices of Safety

Bus driver with bus

Discover a series of interviews and stories directly from drivers on pedestrian on how they stay safe on the road everyday. 

Where We’re Going

We're all trying to get somewhere important. Share the road safely.

We all have places to go, help remind all road users that the destination is more than the route and share the road safely.