Distracted driving can change your life and countless others
Thousands of people have been killed by distracted drivers; hundreds of thousands have been injured. You can help stop distracted driving. Change your driving habits and help your family members do the same by learning about the dangers of distracted driving and by reviewing our Family Safe Driving Agreement together.
“Everyone has a unique and beautiful story. We just need to listen and we will be changed.” - Casey Feldman, 1988-2009. This beauty of stories and their power to change us was evident on September 12th, when I participated in the Vermont Association for Justice (VTAJ) “Cornerstone Stories,” a TED style program in which speakers were asked to talk about overcoming failures or obstacles on the path to success [....]
Governor’s Highway Safety Association (GHSA) Report Highlights State and Local Initiatives to Combat Teen Distracted Driving
The GHSA’s newest report provides the most comprehensive summary of efforts undertaken to date nationwide to combat teen distracted driving. This report highlights teen distracted driving research, the extent of the teen distracted driving problem and summarizes applicable legislative and enforcement efforts. More importantly, it also describes a number of innovative programs from across the country, including EndDD.org, that are showing promise in reducing distracted driving crashes [....]
Claiming it can make texting and tweeting safe for drivers with its “Heads Up Display”, Navdy ignores the science of cognitive distraction
First it was Google, proclaiming that allowing drivers to wear Google Glass would promote safety. Now San Francisco- based startup, Navdy, claims its Heads Up Display (HUD) would permit drivers to text and tweet safely while driving because the product projects images in the forward visual field of the driver so the driver does not […]
New study suggests that persuading teens to avoid distracted driving might start by asking them to monitor their parents’ driving behavior Every day, tens of thousands of students sit through hundreds of public awareness assemblies in classrooms and auditoriums at high schools across the United States. Most of the messages are forgotten within a few […]