Driving & Marijuana

AAA study says that it takes about 4 hours for marijuana effect to wear off–driving immediately doubles crash rate.

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2019 ACTIVITIES

To see complete list of presentations & activities go to Speaker Availability tab

July 6 FADD display at Gilmore Car Museum- Snap On tools sponsors silent auction-leads to major donation to continue our activities

5% drop in 2018 MI crash fatalities but 7% increase in deaths due to Distracted Driving

April Distracted Driving Awareness Month

STOW THE PHONE WHILE DRIVING!

STOW THE PHONE!! Michigan #1 USA in winter crash deaths.

TV interview after Governor’s speech on  2/13/19 WLN.

WLN News Story

2018 was busy year for FADD. You can see listing of presentations, meetings, displays at Speaker Availability tab. Unfortunately driver behaviors have not improved according to police. Crash deaths & injuries continue and may be accelerated by use of recreational marijuana. Colorado 1st state to approve recreational use reported 66% increase in fatal crash victims blood tests and their youths #1 in country-55% above national level. Michigan beats NY in crash death numbers. We have had healthy start for Operation Teen Driver and hope to accelerate in 2019.

We need your help to continue and expand our activities next year. 2019 Donations are tax deductible. January will begin our fifth year as only local  nonprofit dedicated to reducing deaths, injuries & economic losses due to Distracted Driving.

Please go to donate tab where you can use any credit card.

Thanks you & please have safe & enjoyable Summer.

Starting the Conversation

Older drivers are often at greater risk of injury or death in a crash, yet nearly 83% report never speaking to a family member or physician about their safe driving ability, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. AAA urges seniors to begin planning for “driving retirement” at the same time they begin planning for retirement from work. With more focus, this could help reduce the more than 200,000 drivers ages 65 and older who were injured in a crash in 2016, and the more than 3,500 who were killed. Take a look at the research and get tips from AAA so you are prepared to have this discussion with the older drivers in your life.