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12
May

“Decade of Action for Road Safety” launched to reduce the projected death toll on highways across the world.

Today was a turning point in the battle to combat a growing epidemic of highway accidents and deaths. The United Nations, in cooperation with many countries across the world, launched the Decade of Action for Road Safety—a 10 year plan to reduce highway deaths by 5 million and injuries from highway accidents by 50 million.

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.

27
Feb

Because of Casey…

Casey was twenty-one when she was struck and killed by a distracted driver while walking in a crosswalk.  Immediately after her death, her mother Dianne and I were grieving the loss of a daughter while her classmates were grieving the loss of a friend.  With the help of Casey’s friends and others, we created a

10
Dec

Glee Star Teaches Text Ed

Jane Lynch, who plays Sue Sylvester the over the top cheerleading coach you love to hate on Glee, has released an important new tool in the fight against texting and driving.  Ms. Lynch’s roughly four minute clip achieves the rare balance of infusing humor into a very serious topic while effectively communicating with viewers. The