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June 21, 2018

Driving High Means DUI

This is an introduction to an educational series on marijuana and driving. By Candace Lightner The legalization of marijuana and current opioid crisis are rarely mentioned […]
June 21, 2018

What Level of THC in Blood Causes Driving Impairment?

This is the first part of an educational series on marijuana and driving. By Ed Wood Let us provide a rational answer to a nonsensical question. […]
May 25, 2018

100 Deadliest Days of Summer

Another summer is upon us and as we make plans for vacations and summer fun, we would like to join our We Save Lives’ partners in […]
May 8, 2018

The Courage to Intervene

Recently I attended a traffic safety conference put on by the Washington Traffic Safety Commission in eastern Washington. As an attendee of the national Lifesavers Highway […]
April 27, 2018

Cari Lightner: She Blossomed on Earth, She Blooms in Heaven

On May 3rd, 38 years ago, my daughter, Cari Lightner was killed by a multiple repeat offender drunk driver. Her foreshortened life now stands for something amazing. Hundreds of thousands of people have lived as a result of her death. Who knew that her death would spark a movement, a revolution really, against the way this world thinks about drinking and driving.
April 11, 2018

Alyson Geller: “Dear Allstate…”

Dear Allstate, As I watched your commercial ‘Mayhem lost phone’ I thought, this is great – a responsible message about cell phone distracted driving! But your […]
April 6, 2018

Guest Blog: Distracted Driving & Technology: It’s Not What You Think It Is—It’s Much Worse

Mi Ae Lipe is a citizen advocate and We Save Lives Partner. She blogs on Driving in the Real World, Tweets daily driving news and tips at @DrivingReal, and writes a regular column on street driving for BMW CCA’s Roundel magazine. Visit her website to download her free eBook "The Sound of No Car Crashing: A Guide to Protective Driving".
March 21, 2018

Living with a Brain Injured Child

Did you know that March is “National Brain Injury Awareness” month? Unless you have a child or family member with a brain injury it’s unlikely you know there even is a “month” set aside for such awareness.
February 21, 2018

Must We Accept Gun Violence in Our Schools as the New Norm?

Another mass shooting, multiple deaths, injuries and much weeping.  This one in another school.  We cry, we are horrified, we scream gun reform.  People take sides, […]
February 13, 2018

Our Top Ten Wishes for 2018

These are our top ten wishes for 2018 and outside of the first we didn’t prioritize.  All of them are important and we continue to work […]