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New Report Will Lead to Creation of National Plan to Combat Distracted Driving: Press Release

Posted with Permission Guelph, ON, December 16, 2015 – Today, the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) and The Co-operators released Distracted Driving in Canada: Making Progress, Taking Action, a report that provides a snapshot of activities underway in Canada to reduce distracted driving. Based on an environmental scan TIRF completed in partnership with…

Drop It And Drive Urges Increased Road Safety With New School Year Looming

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Drop It And Drive Urges Increased Road Safety With New School Year Looming Nanaimo, British Columbia – Newly headquartered in Nanaimo, Drop It And Drive Founder, Karen Bowman partnered with Nanaimo RCMP and local elementary schools on a road safety campaign before the end of…

VANCOUVER EMERGENCY SERVICES PULL ‘VICTIM’ FROM CRASH FOR A CAUSE

NOVEMBER 19, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vancouver, BC – November 21st marks the National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims, a day for Canadians to remember lives lost, families forever changed and to reflect upon and educate one another about what we can do to increase safety behind the…

CBS News Video – Distracted Driving Spinning Out of Control

The Consumer Warning Network posted the above-named article, written by Darrin Clouse, on June 12, 2012 commenting on the role of the automotive industry in distracted driving. (Full article) Whereas at one time a swerving vehicle was assumed to be a drunk driver, nowadays it’s more typically associated with a…

Drop It And Drive on CTV Morning Live

Part of our whirlwind week-long trip to Ottawa, Kingston & Odessa included a visit to the CTV Morning Live studio in beautiful ByWard Market, Ottawa. We were in town helping to promote the national Leave the Phone Alone pledge…please take it today & commit to avoiding distractions while driving! We…

BC-Based ‘Drop It And Drive’ Road Safety Advocates Head To Nation’s Capital

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – MAY 31, 2012                                                  SURREY, British Columbia – Just 18 months after its launch, grassroots road safety organization Drop It And Drive (D.I.A.D.) is…

‘Show You Care With Coats’ Charity Event for National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims hosted by DIAD in Surrey, BC

DROP IT AND DRIVE COMMEMORATES NATIONAL DAY OF REMEMBRANCE FOR ROAD CRASH VICTIMS WITH ‘SHOW YOU CARE WITH COATS’ CHARITY EVENT  Surrey, BC – Entering its second year, Drop It And Drive is commemorating the National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims (Nov. 23rd) by hosting their first annual…

BC-Based Drop It And Drive Goes National

BC-BASED DROP IT AND DRIVE BECOMES NATIONAL WITH DAY OF PRESENTATIONS HONOURING NATIONAL DAY OF REMEMBRANCE FOR ROAD CRASH VICTIMS IN ALBERTA Surrey, BC –BC-based Drop It And Drive (DIAD) celebrates its second year by expanding into Alberta for a day of presentations honouring the National Day of Remembrance for…

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