National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

By: Barbara Schwartz April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Does distracted driving really need its own month? You decide. Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration state that: 3,450 people died in 2016 due to distracted driving.1 Distracted driving is more than texting: dialing a telephone number, posting a Facebook status, checking an … More National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Teens Aren’t the Only Ones Driving While InTEXTicated

By: Cheryl Maguire   “Is that person drunk?” I asked my husband. It was nighttime. We were driving on a highway while the person in front of us was swerving back and forth in between their lane. Since I learned how to drive in the 80’s, my initial thought when I witnessed this is, “they … More Teens Aren’t the Only Ones Driving While InTEXTicated

Texting While Driving

By:  Guest Blogger – Marie Gross Several months ago, I took the opportunity to share with my favorite Mommy Bloggers and their audience a video illustrating the hazards of distracted drivers.  Messages addressing “driving while intexticated” abound on roadside signs (in Massachusetts where teen texting and driving is prohibited and carries a $100 fine), in … More Texting While Driving