Thanks to an extremely generous donation from Snap-on, the DeutscheMarques silent auction raised $1,200 to help continue our efforts to reduce crashes & deaths due Distracted Driving. Thank you, Mike Holden & Snap-on!
An interesting article about the struggles our local police are facing enforcing the current cellphone rules. Enforcement struggles
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.
This book provides a comprehensive overview with some ideas to help solve the problem. It would make an ideal gift for any new driver or Smartphone addict in the family. For more information, click the link below.
Recently we were invited to appear on a local informational/ events show to help spread our message. We had a great time & were well received.
To see the interview follow the link.
50% OF TEENS WILL BE INVOLVED IN VEHICLE CRASH BEFORE HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION
TEENS REPRESENT 6% OF DRIVERS BUT HAVE 21 % OF SERIOUS CRASHES
MI State Police data for 2016 show: 312,172 crashes; 980 fatalities; 57,964 injuries
60% of non-injury & 30% of injury crashes not reported