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20
Oct

EndDD.org Distracted Driving Video Released for Teen Driver Safety Week—“Brothers Don’t Let Brothers Drive Distracted”

Fall has officially begun—leaves are changing color, people are breaking out their winter clothes and teens across the country are gearing up for their upcoming break from school. Many teens and young adults will be spending their time off traveling, either headed back home from college or just simply hanging out with friends. With all

06
Oct

Technically Almost Legal: Driving distractions like these should be avoided—even though they are legal

Chambers said he was inspired by recent laws on texting and driving and wanted to highlight other activities that are equally as dangerous but have not received the same attention. “Technically Almost Legal” is currently being used as part of the Student Awareness Initiative. This video is used to make the point that even if we follow applicable laws (prohibiting texting and hand held cell phone use depending on the jurisdiction) we can still be distracted. And even if something is not illegal it can be dangerous.

20
Mar

Release of “Just a Few Seconds” EndDD Video

“I wasn’t texting, I wasn’t using my cell phone, but I still killed someone”, says 17 year old Kate McGuire in the new PSA video produced by Casey’s father, Joel Feldman, now incorporated into the EndDD distracted driving presentation. This is one of the first distracted driving videos which features both the driver and the victim’s family. Kate, a senior in high school, describes how her selfish act killed a 61 year old man who was about to become a grandfather for the first time. Emily, the daughter of the man who was killed talks about how this senseless and preventable crash has affected her and her family.

19
Aug

Bus driver, with passengers, is caught on video.

All of us at one time or another has driven while distracted. When you drive distracted you are taking chances and are putting other people at risk. This video—taken by a passenger—shows a professional bus driver who makes his living driving other people and who is responsible for the lives and safety of his passengers.

01
Aug

Do you see the pedestrian?

In this video published by the Abbotsford B.C Canada Police Department, a 64-year-old man was struck while walking across Hillcrest Avenue at Parkview Street. Despite being in a marked crosswalk during daylight hours and walking through an intersection with good sightlines, the man was still launched 50 feet when he was struck by a passenger car.

01
Aug

The Distracted Mind

Everyone knows we’re not supposed to multitask while driving, but do you know why? Refraining from texting, changing the radio, or talking to other people in the car isn’t just cautionary advice from your parents and driver’s ed teachers. It turns out your brain literally can’t focus on too much at once.