Don Enss, from Murfreesboro, Tennessee never knew Casey Feldman, the inspiration behind EndDD.org (End Distracted Driving), a project of the Casey Feldman Foundation. Yet, he read her story and was moved to write a letter to his local newspaper, the Daily News Journal. He had driven I-24 to Nashville and had seen a message board reminding drivers that in 2014 there were 20,803 crashes in Tennessee and 47 deaths that were caused by distracted driving. In his letter titled, “Distracted driving brings costs too high”, Mr. Enss states, “I don’t know any of the 47, but I want to give you a face that you can remember the next time you do something in your car that distracts you while you are driving….”
*Dianne Anderson is the mother of the late Casey Feldman and the wife of Joel Feldman. A retired attorney, Dianne is the co-founder of the Casey Feldman Foundation and its sponsored project, EndDD.org. She can be reached at [email protected].