Struggles with enforcement

An interesting article about the struggles our local police are facing enforcing the current cellphone rules. Enforcement struggles

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Get Ready for the Summer Rise In Distracted Driving

2017 second consecutive year over 40,000 crash deaths. Increase in pedestrians, motorcyclists and young drivers killed. Many autopsies reveal concomitant use of opiods, alcohol &/or marijuana  Use of cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana surging according to national  survey in WSJ (5/9). About half of those killed not wearing seat belts. Not-so-smart phones major problem, Too may of us have become addicted to cell phones. Crash every 8 seconds; death every 15 minutes.

Michigan more crash deaths than New York.

By design, we are being held captive by Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, etc.

We need to throw off these shackles and go back to traditional forms of communication like face-to-face discussions.

 

Spring Fundraiser- Help Us Get Message Out

We are having a Spring fundraiser!  In 2017 we have reached audiences of about 1400 drivers from teens thru seniors. Three TV interviews –Presented 3 times at new WMU Med School, 2 Kiwanis Clubs, WMU OLLI for 50+ drivers  and several high schools. Please help us continue our mission and also to expand our activities.
Please  donate and don’t forget, all donations are tax deductible.

Small Successes 

We were recently hosted by Orrin B. Hayes and the Mercedes Benz Club of West Michigan as the designated charity for the 13th Annual Fun Concours.

During the event we had 26 people sign the pledge to not text while driving. We also received a number of donations to support our cause. Thanks to everyone who took the pledge and for the donations.

Please follow this link to see our president addressing the car show participants. Car show address