Secretary La Hood announced a comprehensive plan to build on the momentum and progress made to date to end distracted driving. The Blueprint to end distracted driving contains these steps: Encouraging the remaining 11 states without distracted driving laws to enact and enforce this critical legislation; Challenging the auto industry to adopt new and future guidelines that reduce the potential for distractions on .
Given all the attention focused on cell phone use while driving, talking, text messaging or reading e-mails, we sometimes forget that there are many other types of driving distractions. One of the most frequent distractions is simply reaching for something—reaching to open the glove compartment, reaching into pocketbooks, reaching for something that has dropped, to change a CD or radio .
Researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) at CHOP have been analyzing factors associated with teen crashes,the #1 cause of death for adolescents, to develop interventions to change behaviors that contribute to these crashes. Findings from a new CIRP study funded by State Farm® and published in Traffic Injury Prevention shed light on how best to target .
One June 8th, Amherst Attorneys Hershel Gelber & Tim O’Connell of Gelber & O’Connell spoke to students at Williamsville South High School. This was the fifth presentation given by Gelber & O’Connell as part of EndDD’s student awareness initiative and WNY was on the scene. to interview students, as well as Tim O’Connell who was one of the firm’s speakers. “We see .
Turning Adversity Casey Feldman Memorial Foundation has announced the winners of the The National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) second annual Youth – Turn it Around Awards Program. YOUTH-Turn is a program of the National Organizations for Youth Safety® (NOYS®), sponsored by the Casey Feldman Memorial Foundation and supported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The Youth-Turn It Around Awards encourages youth organizations to .