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01
Apr

New Jersey Hears EndDD Distracted Driving Message

Some 2200 NJ high school teens have participated in the EndDD distracted driving presentation over the last few weeks. Traffic safety professionals also…. Student gets Mayor to declare Distracted Driving Awareness Day. Read the article, view the photos and watch the TV news coverage.

29
Mar

Casey’s Friend, Brooke Burdge, Shares Her Story with Local NJ Teens in Distracted Driving Presentation

… I went on to Fordham University, where I made a great friend named Casey. This is the moment where I showed the students a slide with photos of Casey and myself throughout our time together, as well as two Facebook wall posts from Casey. In this moment, the audience realized my direct connection to this cause and the root of my passion for this issue.

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.

11
Apr

Montgomery County Commissioner Joins Distracted Driving Awareness Initiative

Montgomery  County State Commissioner, Josh Shapiro, who was very influential in  the passage of Pennsylvania’s Texting Ban, and the recent resolution making April Distracted Driving Awareness Month, took part in EndDD.org’s Student Awareness Initiative.  Commissioner Shapiro presented this morning to students at Abington High School along with attorney Michael Monheit from Anapol Schwartz.    Several