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April 15, 2024

We Save Lives Fuels Distracted Driving Awareness Month by Flipping the Script on Personal Injury Ads

WASHINGTON — April 16, 2024 — We Save Lives, the national nonprofit focused on changing dangerous driving choices, is sharing new content that flips the script […]
April 3, 2024

What You Can Do to Stop Distracted Driving

After more than 40 years of campaigning against impaired driving, I launched several campaigns against another hazard: Distracted driving, the fastest-growing cause of traffic fatalities today. […]
November 9, 2023

Cassandra’s Story

 I lost my 16-year-old daughter Cassandra Kay Linder March 13th 2023, due to a distracted/fatigued CMV driver. She was on her way home on the first […]
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.
January 30, 2024

Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk

The men in my family couldn’t wait for the Super Bowl. The women usually made other plans. However, both sexes participated in the party planning. The […]
January 8, 2024

Ride Sharing: Is It Worth It?

Let me be upfront. I am not a fan of ride sharing with anything other than a taxi. I advocated against ride sharing and when they […]
January 31, 2024

Word Choice Matters: Crash vs. Accident

  Article by a former Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor As prosecutors, we must recognize that when we deliver an opening statement, closing argument or when we […]
January 22, 2024

Passengers play crucial role in preventing distracted driving

National Passenger Safety Week begins on Sunday, January 21, 2024 Cross-posted with permission from the US National Distracted Driving Coalition. Picture this: You’re riding in the passenger seat […]
September 16, 2022

National Passenger Safety Week: The Courage to Speak Up and Intervene

National Passenger Safety Week: The Courage to Speak Up and Intervene – by Mi Ae Lipe, Founder of Driving in the Real World Did You Know […]
November 20, 2023
Cari Lightner

Coping with Grief During the Holidays

 “Mourning is the most intense process that most people ever go through.  Grief is complex, unpredictable and primal. Many people are frightened by it-frightened by feeling […]