Distracted Driving Awareness Month Archives | EndDD

02
Apr

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month – Learn What you Can Do

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, a united nationwide effort to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving and eliminate preventable deaths and injuries on our roadways.  Accordingly to the latest statistics released by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), over 37,000 people were killed on our highways in 2016, an increase of 5.6% from 2015. Here is what you can do [ ….]

26
Mar

EndDD.org Prepares for April’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month – This Year is Different

Before July 17, 2009 I had never heard of Distracted Driving Awareness Month. For that matter, even though I am a lawyer who has represented hundreds of families in distracted driving cases over the years, I regularly drove distracted. What changed on July 17, 2009? My 21-year old daughter Casey was killed by a distracted

10
Apr

Distracted Driving Awareness Month guest contributor Joel Feldman: Celebrating my daughter’s 25th birthday

“This past weekend, on April 6, we celebrated my daughter Casey’s 25th birthday. But Casey wasn’t there. She was killed in 2009 by a distracted driver, a 58-year-old man behind the wheel of a van. He took his eyes off the road for just a few seconds. Pink was Casey’s favorite color, so we released pink balloons in her memory….” Read the post of Casey’s father, Joel Feldman, founder of EndDD.org on the U.S. DOT site.

04
Apr

Distracted Driving Awareness Month – A Look Backward Over The Last Year – 75,000 Teens and Counting

By Joel Feldman: April is National Distracted Driving Awareness month and I will be participating in events next week as Pennsylvania and Delaware join other states in announcing the adoption of distracted driving awareness initiatives for April. I have been fortunate to have had the opportunity to personally speak with more than 10,000 teens and adults over the last year as part of The Casey Feldman Foundation’s EndDD.org program.