Would you describe yourself as selfish? – Shady Side Academy

shady sideshady side.jpg 2Article by Katharine Vavpetic, Shady Side Academy, Nov. 24, 2014

Would you describe yourself as selfish? Would you describe your children that way? Likely not…. Joel Feldman, founder of End Distracted Driving, spoke with parents last Tuesday evening and students last Wednesday morning about the dangers of distracted driving. In his compelling presentation about the dangers of and cure for what he calls the “epidemic of distracted driving,”  he shared his personal story of tragic loss plus short PSAs, interactive discussions and statistics. He began by showing a video….For those of us who came of age last century, the mantra for teens was, “Friends don’t let friends drive drunk.” For this generation of students, Feldman argues, the catch phrase should be, “Friends don’t let friends drive distracted.” Instead of a “designated driver,” we need a “designated texter.” [ ….]

                                                                               Read the full story here, with photos.

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“You Don’t Have to Drive Like Your Parents”, Joel Feldman, EndDD- Article about the Shady Side Presentation

All photos from the Shady Side Presentation