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National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

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April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, so spend some time and think about what you can do to make the roads safer. Here are a couple of suggestions:

  • Commit to not use our cell phone for any reason while you are driving.
  • Talk to your children about the importance of only driving while you are driving.
  • Don't talk to someone who is driving if you call them.
  • Ask your Governor or state and local legislatures to look into strengthening the law concerning distracted driving.

There are a number of websites that you should visit or suggest to others: 60forSafety.org or follow the news feed on Facebook.

Watch this video from Joel Feldman and his non-profit, EndDD.org:


Joel and his wife Dianne, who tragically lost their 21-year daughter Casey just three years ago, have been working tirelessly to help launch and promote these campaigns in states throughout the country.

Read the story of Kate McGuire and how she took her eyes off the road for a second. She became a killer.

This is a way to make yourself a safer driver and work to make it a safer road overall.

Here are some other thoughts on the topic:

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month in Texas Too, Jeff Weinstein | April 02, 2012 11:34 PM

Cell Phone Use and Driving – A Deadly Combination, Jeff Weinstein | April 02, 2012 5:50 PM

Simple Q for Teens – Ask them how many Text Messages they send a Month, Jeff Weinstein | March 28, 2012 11:49 AM

Should We Just Shut Off The Cell Phones and Drive?, Mike Bryant | January 13, 2012 9:01 AM

Stops The Texts Stop The Wrecks Mike Bryant | November 25, 2011 9:04 AM

Texting and Driving: Do You Know how Dangerous it is?, Mike Bryant | November 07, 2011 9:33 AM

Texting and Walking Can Be Dangerous,Mike Bryant | September 14, 2011 9:09 AM

Driving While Distracted? It Causes Deaths. Mike Bryant | August 18, 2011 9:52 AM

Want to Text and Drive? Watch this First., Mike Bryant | July 11, 2011 9:19 AM

Real Life Reasons Not to Text and Drive, Mike Bryant | April 26, 2011 9:37 AM

Texting – More Deadly than Drunk Driving?, Joe Crumley, September 22, 2009 7:01 AM

Study Shows Texting While Driving Highly Dangerous, Rick Shapiro, July 29, 2009 8:00 PM

Texting By Drivers Proven to Be Extreme Hazard, Mark Williams, July 28, 2009 5:41 PM

Ignoring the Dangers of Texting While Driving May Lead to Serious Consequences, Will Parker July 30, 2009 4:53 PM

Texting and Driving – More Deadly than Drinking and Driving?, Jeremy Thurman, September 20, 2008 3:18 PM