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:

Question #1: Have you had a family member or friend harmed or killed by distracted driving?

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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?

I ask this question because April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and I’m trying to determine how the social media community feels about this issue. I’m writing a new blog post on the topic and would value receiving your confidential feedback to this short survey.

By the way, if before answering this survey, you need more facts about distracted driving, I invite you to see Sue Scheff recent post “The Habit Of Distracted Driving: It Only Takes A Glance” or the resources at StopDD.Today

Click to take this 60 confidential second survey on SurveyMonkey http://bit.ly/survey-dd and also please share with your family, friends, and social media communities. Thank you!


April 15th Update and Results: Click here to see the survey results.

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 stop distracted driving once and for all!

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and on April 5th, Interactors will be using Thunderclap to share their work and message with the world using social media. On this date, the following message will automatically be shared by the Thunderclap platform to the followers of those supporters who have joined the distracted driving campaign. As of this date, 2,436,440 people will receive the following message at 5 pm ET:

“Please help #Rotary Interactors stop #DistractedDriving and save lives! #StopDD http://thndr.me/G4NNPN

If you’d like to be part of the Rotary Interactor’s Thunderclap campaign (and we hope you are), please click this link, share this page, and become part of the solution.

On behalf of all the hard working Interactors, thank you!

Mitch


Related links:

Thunderclap campaign
Rotary District 5320
Rotary Interact
Rotary International
Monarch Beach Sunrise Rotary

StopDD.Today  |  EndDD.org  |  ItCanWait.com

CNN’s Kelly Wallace on TheShow.live

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and to help keep you and your family safe on the road, we invite you to watch our interview with CNN’s award winning Digital Correspondent & Editor-at-Large, Kelly Wallace.

Each week on TheShow.live, my co-host, Jennifer Hoverstad, and I enjoy bringing you fascinating people who are bringing change to the world. In this episode, we Kelly shared her research and reporting on the dangers of distracted driving and, several good insights as to the dangers of using your phone or other mobile device while driving.

During the show, we were joined by Jennifer Quinn of The JennyQ Show, and California police officer Mike Bires. As a community, we exchanged thoughts and ideas about the dangers of distracted driving and we also talked about the different ways we can help stop this dangerous and deadly activity.

Please watch Kelly’s powerful CNN series on distracted driving by clicking here.

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