Canada’s “Feeling the pain, spreading the message”

Soo today picWednesday, October 29, 2014  by: Darren Taylor

“….Tragically, Feldman’s own daughter Casey was killed by a distracted driver in July 2009. She was 21 years old….Feldman, of Springfield, Pennsylvania, was a speaker at the 31st Annual Crime Prevention Seminar Wednesday, hosted by Sault Police and held at the Delta Sault Ste. Marie Waterfront Hotel. Feldman will be speaking to students at White Pines Collegiate…followed by a presentation to students at St. Mary’s College….While he and his wife grieved over Casey’s death, Feldman began to examine human behaviour in terms of how it relates to driving. ‘You question everything when your child is killed and as I began to think about ‘how did this happen, why did this happen’ it dawned on me I had driven distracted hundreds of times’ Feldman said to SooToday. ‘I started looking at my own behaviour and started working with different people, law enforcement principally, trying to educate teens about distracted driving (though Feldman emphasized people of all ages can get distracted while driving)’.”  [Read the full article on]

Related Links:

U.S. Legislative and Enforcement Efforts to Combat Distracted Driving Fall Short Compared to Those in Canada,, Nov. 1, 2014

American lawyer presents distracted driving message at crime prevention seminar,  Country 104.3 Oct. 29, 2014 (News piece, audio & video clips)