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.
The Snapchat Lawsuit- Why Snapchat and other App Manufacturers Should Change The Designs of Their Apps to Reduce Distracted Driving Tragedies
The recent filing of a lawsuit against Snapchat has sparked incredible media attention and comment. An 18 year-old girl was reportedly using Snachat while driving over 100 mph and seriously injured a man in a crash. Not only was the 18 year old sued, but also Snapchat, the manufacturer of the app she was using […]
I spoke at 3 high schools to about 1000 students this week in Oklahoma. Part of our EndDD.org presentation is working with students to teach them how to effectively speak up when friends or parents drive them distracted. We go through role play exercises, exploring with students the use of non-confrontational statements designed to maximize […]
George Jebaily likes to live by the motto: “If you’re not a part of the solution, you’re a part of the problem.” When it comes to the problem of distracted driving, Jebaily is doing what he can within his community to be a part of the solution through his work with The Casey Feldman Foundation and its signature project, EndDD.org. [....]
Teens are the most inexperienced of drivers and the fatal crash rates for teens is nearly three times that for any other age group. And distraction is thought to be responsible for more than 50% of teen crashes. Given that they are their tech savvy, that texting is their preferred form of communication and, as […]