Cari Lightner – She Blossomed on Earth, She Blooms in Heaven
On May 3rd, 37 years ago, my daughter, Cari Lightner was killed by a multiple repeat offender drunk driver and hundreds of thousands people 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. This date will be forever etched in my mind, my life and my actions
While everyone celebrates holidays like Mother’s Day and Memorial Day, I celebrate my child’s life and mourn my child’s death.
At any given time, there are 660,000 vehicles being driven by someone using a handheld device. These people are three times more likely to get into a crash. Are our smart devices making us dumb drivers?
Drugged driving is the new drunk driving: It’s just as serious and just as deadly. So why don’t our attitudes reflect this?
Even with tougher laws, drunk drivers still kill 30 people every single day in America. About one-third of these drunk drivers are repeat offenders. How can we protect ourselves and our loved ones from these serial perpetrators?
To support and promote solution driven policies and programs that save lives by changing dangerous driving choices through viral awareness, education, advocacy and ongoing partnerships.