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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,

09
Jun

End Distracted Driving Advocate, Jennifer Smith Knows Awareness Doesn’t Stop After April

April was Distracted Driving Awareness Month.  During this time many organizations like EndDD.org and the National Safety Council created initiatives to promote the dangers of distracted driving. Now that we are beyond April and heading into the summer it is important to acknowledge that advocacy and awareness of this epidemic is a year-round action.  Jennifer

29
Jun

Help Us Save Lives by Using Our Free Lesson Plans and Webinar

Free Elementary School Lesson Plans & High School Webinar Since we founded End Distracted Driving (EndDD) in 2009 after the death of our daughter Casey, we have spoken to hundreds of thousands of people about driving distraction-free and speaking up for safety. Our presentations started at high schools, which quickly gained momentum as hundreds of