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14
Sep

“I was fighting back tears when I crossed the finish line. I was missing Casey” – The Virginia Beach Rock n Roll Half Marathon

On September 6th I completed my first ever half marathon in Virginia Beach.  This is one of four races that I will run this year for EndDD.org, working with Travelers Insurance Company to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving.  Travelers will be donating $100 for every mile run by three to four runners

03
Sep

Michele (Shelby) Bryceland Joins the EndDD Team Running this Weekend in the Va Beach Rock-n-Roll Marathon

While playing soccer in high school Shelby knew that she would never be a star player since she lacked the necessary skills but, recognized that she was great at running up and down the field. Thus began her entry into cross country and track. Since that time, Shelby has gone on to break records at Virginia Wesleyan College and since graduating in 2013 […]

11
Aug

EndDD.org’s First Presentations in New Mexico

Several days after the 6th anniversary of Casey’s death I was pleased to carry our EndDD program into New Mexico. I spoke at CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Sante Fe and also presented at the annual Safer New Mexico Law Enforcement Coordinators Symposium in Albuquerque. I had been thinking about Casey and the day we learned that she

30
Jun

5 Things Every Driver Should Have in Their Car

By Guest Author, Lauren Byrd* There are a few items that every driver should keep stocked in their car at all times. Read through these 5 things to make sure you are prepared for anything! Tire Pressure Gauge You never know when you might experience a tire problem or lose pressure in your tires. Checking

18
Jun

“That really burns my biscuits!”

  That’s how some teens in Tennessee expressed their anger about other teens who drive distracted.   They worry about their friends but they also are angry that they would take chances while driving-not only for themselves and their passengers but everyone else on the road. I spent two days in Tennessee speaking at 4 different

28
Apr

How I learned that my daughter was dead – death notification training

It was gratifying to again participate in the most recent death notification training for law enforcement in suburban Philadelphia where police officers learned about the needs of family members, the best practices for proper death notification and how to care for themselves, since this can be one of the most stressful parts of law enforcement’s job…. I made it clear that it was essential that police officers be truthful, even if the truth was likely to cause family members pain [….]