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End Distracted Driving: What’s Coming up in 2017

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End Distracted Driving (EndDD.org) is a campaign of the Casey Feldman Foundation that aims to preserve life and promote safety on a large scale through advocacy, education, and action. Having already spoken to more than 325,000 students and drivers, EndDD.org is bigger than ever and has taken on major goals this year. Below are just a few things you can expect to see from the organization in 2017.

Video Meme Contest

Partnering with Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), the American Association for Justice, and Anapol Weiss, EndDD.org is launching a national video and meme contest called “Friends Don’t Let Friends Drive Distracted.” The contest, which has great prizes and is open to all middle school and high school students from schools with SADD chapters, will help young people develop effective messages to combat distracted driving.

Click here to learn how to form a SADD chapter in your high school and middle school.

PSAs and More Presentation Materials

distracted driving presentationEndDD.org is creating materials to make it even easier for schools and students to conduct awareness campaigns. They will also be producing more public service announcements, videos and animations in 2017, including those for Spanish-speaking audiences. The organization will continue to provide without cost speakers for schools across the country

Distracted Driving Quiz

Do you think you know the true facts about distracted driving? This 14-question quiz tests your knowledge about distraction habits among different age groups, for example, as well as the different types of distractions, the truth about hands-free technology, and more.

After you answer each question, the quiz will reveal which answer is correct and why. When you’ve finished, you can share your quiz score on social media, so your connections can test their knowledge, too.

Join the Movement to Educate and Eliminate Distracted Driving

There are many ways to support EndDD.org’s cause. You can:

  • Contribute to EndDD.org.
  • Share the Family Safe Driving Agreement to keep those you care about safe.
  • Schedule a presentation at a school or workplace.
  • Speak up when you see others drive distracted.

The American Association for Justice (AAJ) and EndDD.org 2016-17 high school educational campaign is well under way. More than 350 trial lawyers have registered to give volunteer talks, and we have reached 35,000 people so far of our goal to speak with close to 100,000 by June 2017. To schedule a no-cost presentation at a school near you, click here.

Thousands of people have been killed by distracted drivers. When you’re behind a steering wheel, a distraction just a few seconds can have deadly consequences. I urge you to check out EndDD.org and see how you can protect your family and community by promotion safe, distraction-free driving.

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  1. Daniel Ball says:
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    If we make the punishment for texting, writing emails, Facebook etc., as much as drunk driving, I think we would have fewer accidents. AAA just released the data of increasing number of traffic fatalities due to distracted driving.

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