April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Each day 8-10 people are killed by distracted drivers. Each year another 400-000 to 600,000 people are injured because of distracted driving. This is three times the number of people who are injured each year by drunk drivers. Please watch and share this important video. If you or someone you care about is a victim … Continue reading “April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month”

Clubhouse, Distracted Driving and Making Better Decisions

The other day I was in a large audience on Clubhouse listening to someone on a crowded stage laughing about not paying attention and running a red light while trying to moderate a Clubhouse Room. When he said this, 3-4 other people unmuted and said, while joking, that they had done similar things while driving … Continue reading “Clubhouse, Distracted Driving and Making Better Decisions”

Not All Distracted Driving Cases End Up Like This

Lisa and I enjoyed a very special lunch today with Patricia, an amazing past client, friend, and human being. We finished up her case last month and have all looked forward to getting together outside the office, for lunch, and just relaxing. Patricia was severely injured by a distracted driver. Most people are not aware … Continue reading “Not All Distracted Driving Cases End Up Like This”

What a Distracted Driving Case Looks Like

[May 2018 Update: Case has been resolved to client’s full satisfaction] Our client is a victim of distracted and reckless driving. In only a second or two, her life was turned upside down after being struck by a distracted driver. It can happen to you too. She did nothing wrong and is an innocent victim. … Continue reading “What a Distracted Driving Case Looks Like”

Are You a Distracted Driving Addict?

I believe that whether people realize it or not, most are addicted to their smartphones and other mobile devices. Even if they wanted to, they don’t have the self-control to stop using these devices while driving. Understanding and acknowledging that there’s an addiction is the first, of several steps, in fixing this growing safety problem. … Continue reading “Are You a Distracted Driving Addict?”

Distracted Driving Survey Results

Do you consider distracted driving a public safety issue? What do you do when you see someone engaged in distracted driving? Last month I posted a survey about distracted driving. A cross-section of 46 people responded from social media, business, law and the police communities. The survey is ongoing but here are the preliminary results: … Continue reading “Distracted Driving Survey Results”

Distracted Driving Social Media Community Survey

Please participate (and share) this 60 second community focused distracted driving survey! To all business owners, social media users, and social media experts: When you see someone updating social media or livestreaming while driving, do you believe this is a public safety issue? If so, what do you do, if anything, to fix the problem? … Continue reading “Distracted Driving Social Media Community Survey”

Help Rotary Interactors Stop Distracted Driving!

Rotary District 5320 Interactors, together with other Rotarians and Rotary Interactors from around the world, are trying to stop distracted driving. This year my son, Garrett Jackson, is the Interact District 5320 Governor and he and his fellow Interactors are on a mission to raise awareness as to the dangers of distracted driving and, to … Continue reading “Help Rotary Interactors Stop Distracted Driving!”