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28
Jan

EndDD and other groups kick off first National Passenger Safety Week

 Passenger safety is a growing concern in the traffic safety community. January 23 through January 30, 2022 marks the first National Passenger Safety Week, and EndDD and dozens of other traffic safety groups are using the occasion to shed light on an important issue. According to Candace Lightner, founder of the traffic safety groups

02
Dec

How distracted driving affects those who police it

Police officers watch for distracted driving and other unsafe traffic behaviors in order to keep people on the road safe, but how can we be sure that cops themselves aren’t driving distracted? The squad car has become a mobile office for police officers, fully equipped with technology like police radios, dash and body cameras, and

13
Nov

Move Over Laws

James Garcia: the Force Behind the Passage of Move Over Laws Across the U.S. In 1994, James Garcia was working as a paramedic tending to a crash scene in South Carolina. As he was helping his patient on the side of a two-lane highway, a driver going 45 mph struck Garcia. Fortunately, he recovered from

18
Oct

EndDD.org Marks National Teen Driver Safety Week with New Safety Campaigns

How to Protect Teen Drivers and Make Roads Safer This year, National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 17-23, and with motor vehicle crashes being the number one unintentional cause of death among teenagers, it is more important than ever to encourage safe driving habits among young people. After his daughter Casey was killed by

14
Sep

Pedestrian Safety: America’s Next Public Health Crisis

Why are walkers and cyclists being killed in such high numbers? Isabella Scipioni   Pedestrian deaths have skyrocketed over the past decade, and many are wondering what the cause of this crisis is and how to stop it. Of course, distracted driving and other unsafe practices behind the wheel are contributing factors, but Angie Schmitt,