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Educators are creative in how they follow-up with students after the distracted driving presentations. One teacher from teacher from Essex High School sent us notes and stories from students who attended the presentation and wanted to share some of what they learned. Below is one story which stood out demonstrating what the students are learning. […]
While distracted driving, particularly involving cell phone use, has become a nationwide if not international issue, distracted walking has received less focus. Yet we know that with the number of people driving distracted today, it is all the more important that pedestrians exercise the utmost of safety while walking and especially when crossing streets. […]
Lela Jacobson, PhD Behavioral Scientist Center for Injury Research and Prevention The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia In addition to encouraging and persuading current drivers to stop driving while distracted, another important window of opportunity to end distracted driving is to educate learner drivers so that they never begin to drive distracted.
April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The Casey Feldman Memorial Foundation, EndDD.org, and 60 For Safety have coordinated efforts to develop a program for high school students that will be used by 850 speakers, presenting to 25,000 students across North America in April and May. One part of the presentation is to describe the […]
Last year, T-Mobile announced an optional new service that would automatically disable alerts and send all calls to voicemail if a cell phone is in a moving car. At that time, we expected other carriers would follow with similar innovations. Surprise! Many other technology companies have moved into this area over the last 12 months […]