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02
Apr

What Will It Take For Us to Change the Way We Drive?

Nearly two years ago, my 19-year-old daughter, Casey, was walking to her summer job on the Ocean City boardwalk. It was a beautiful, sunny day, and she was crossing the street in a crosswalk controlled by four-way stop signs and was more than halfway through the intersection when she was fatally hit by a van.

25
Mar

There Are Many Hazards on the Road. Don’t Be One!

Lehigh Valley Health Network has a new website http://www.celllimit0.com. The site has tools, stories, and inspiration to EndDD distracted driving. They remind visitors that “Each year, 6,000 Americans die in car crashes caused by distracted driving—and cell phone use is by far the greatest distraction. Studies indicate that talking on a mobile device quadruples your

23
Mar

The Last Text: Distracted to Death

In this video, a young woman has texted her sister whom she knows is driving when she sends the text–and the sister who is driving looks away from the road to read her text message resulting in a fatal crash. This video, as part of endDD’s Student Awareness Initiative, encourages participants to consider waiting to call or text someone they know is driving.

07
Mar

Father Hopes Daughter’s Story Will Make Road Safer

JERSEY– Casey’s father, Joel Feldman, is broadcasting her story with the help of the U.S. Department of Transportation. “My grief was so overwhelming,” said Joel Feldman, father of Casey Feldman. The newest, heart wrenching video on a U.S. Department of Transportation’s website shows those who were close Casey Feldman telling the late 21-year-old Pennsylvania resident’s