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Distracted Driving Featured on PHL17 Morning News

Delco Father Striving to End Distracted Driving   Once a distracted driver himself, Joel Feldman now travels the country trying to change the way people drive. In 2009 Feldman lost his 21-year-old daughter, Casey. She was an aspiring journalist, getting ready to head into her senior year of college, but Casey’s life was cut short […]

Joel Feldman joines WJLA-TV (ABC) Good Morning Washington to discuss how we can combat distracted driving in 2019.

Last year, the number of traffic deaths increased by more than 13% over 2017. Joel joined WJLA-TV (ABC) Good Morning Washington to discuss how we can combat distracted driving in 2019.

Changing the Way We Think About Distracted Driving to Save Lives founder Joel Feldman was the keynote speaker at Polk County, Florida’ Distracted Driving Forum on June 14, 2018. Joel spoke about how we need to do more than just present texting and driving statistics if we expect people to change driving behaviors. Joel said “ Many people drive distracted and most have not yet […] founder Joel Feldman featured in Mediaplanet’s 2017 Teen Health & Safety Campaign

Mediaplanet gathered a number of teen experts and asked for their views on keeping teens safe. These are some of Joel Feldman’s comments about communicating with teens to instill a culture of health and safety: What is the biggest misconception of teenagers today? Adults unjustly malign teens, often referring to them as “selfish and entitled.” […]

Joel Feldman Featured on CBS This Morning

Are high-tech dashboards the new culprit in distracted driving? CBS NEWS November 16, 2017, 7:47 AM A just-released study looks at how new in-car technology is taking our eyes off the road. Consumer Reports focuses on vehicle “infotainment systems,” including touch screens and controllers on the dashboard. Acura, Cadillac, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Tesla and Volvo are all […] Founder Works With Horace Mann Insurance Company to Keep Illinois Students Safe

Working with Horace Mann Insurance Company Joel Feldman spoke at three Springfield, IL high schools today. See local television coverage: Joel Feldman’s campaign against distracted driving with Joey McLaughlin talks with Joel Feldman with about how a distracted driver killed his daughter, and how he created to help end distracted driving. Local […] Releases Distracted Driving Video

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“Driving the Length of a Football Field Blind” – Caring drivers respect the safety of everyone on the road. You are driving at 55 mph and your passenger asks you to close your eyes and count to 4 before opening your eyes. Most likely you would look at your passenger like they were crazy [….]

Foundation Works To Get Drivers Off Their Phone, Focused On The Road

Wisconsin, Like Many States, Sees Uptick In Distracted Driving Deaths By Kate Archer Kent, Originally Published on Wisconsin Public Radio News Wisconsin has cut drunk driving deaths in half over a decade, but deaths due to distracted driving are on the rise. In Wisconsin, there were 113 deaths from distracted driving last year, a 10 percent […]

Pedestrian Deaths on U.S. Highways Spike – EndDD’s Joel Feldman Appears on CBS Evening News

A new study just released by The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) projects an 11% increase in the number of pedestrians killed on U.S. roadways last year, compared to 2015. This would represent the steepest year-to-year increase since record-keeping began, both in terms of the number of deaths and percentage increase. Overall, pedestrian fatalities have increased by […]

Working With Millennials And Generation Zers To Change The Way We Think About Distracted Driving

Reprinted from The Huffington Post, March 13, 2017 –

Since my daughter Casey was killed by a distracted driver in 2009, I have worked to develop distracted driving presentations for all age groups: high school to college students and “adults.” Through my organization, (End Distracted Driving), over the past seven years I have personally given presentations to more than 100,000 teens and college students….Far from being lazy, selfish and entitled I find high school and college students highly motivated and sincerely wanting to make a positive difference in the world [….]