Distracted driving can change your life and countless others
Thousands of people have been killed by distracted drivers; hundreds of thousands more injured. Research shows that talking on a cell phone quadruples your risk of an accident (about the same as drunk driving). That risk doubles again, if you are texting. You can help stop distracted driving.
Distracted driving is an increasing and deadly problem that presents questions lawyers and courts will need to grapple with. In 2009, Webster’s New World College Dictionary’s “word of the year” was “distracted driving.” The dictionary’s editors noted that “distracted driving is another reflection—and consequence—of our ongoing romance with all things digital and mobile and the […]
The 2017 SADD “Friends Don’t Let Friends Drive Distracted” National Video and Meme Contest Traffic fatalities are increasing across the country and crashes caused by distracted driving are increasing faster than those caused by drunk driving, speeding and failing to wear seat belts. Clearly we need to do something about it now. As a society […]
Using our iPhones for calls, texts and apps like FaceTime while driving is obviously dangerous. Still, many people ignore the documented risks and drive distracted. But when drivers using iPhones kill or injure innocent members of the public, should Apple be legally responsible? Two families are arguing the company should undoubtedly be responsible. On Christmas […]
EndDD.org co-founder Joel Feldman’s suggestions for keeping safe this holiday season as featured in the Huffington Post This season it seems like there are more devices on the market than ever that bring news, texts, tweets, e-mails, phone calls, and videos directly to us no matter where we are at any given time. Unfortunately, that […]