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Motus research found that U.S. metropolitan areas are seeing a 22% increase in vehicle speeds compared to the pre-pandemic average. The software provider chalked this up to drivers picking up bad habits on less congested roads during the pandemic. (Credit: Bigstock) Motus research found that U.S. metropolitan areas are seeing a 22% increase in vehicle speeds compared to the pre-pandemic average. The software provider chalked this up to drivers picking up bad habits on less congested roads during the pandemic. (Credit: Bigstock)

Distracted driving accounted for 74% of vehicle accidents on the job, while speeding was a factor in 31% of on-the-job incidents, according to workforce platform and software provider Motus.

Driving under the influence was the third leading cause of on-the-job vehicle accidents, playing a factor in 18% of accidents.

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Steve Hallo

Steve Hallo is an assistant editor with PC360 Group. Prior to his current position, Steve spent nearly a decade covering retail transformation, consumer trends, manufacturing issues and supply chain challenges impacting global CPG markets. He can be reached at [email protected], and on LinkedIn and Twitter.  

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