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Seatbelt Survival: Unrestrained Kids = Rockets

Today’s post takes a slight detour from our main focus of distracted driving…although not completely unrelated. Picture a small child, three or maybe four years old standing behind a man who could be his father. The small boy is smiling with his arms wrapped lovingly around the man as he…

Prepare Your Car for the Winter Snow with These 4 Tips

With winter’s harsher weather on the horizon, it’s time again to prepare your vehicle for the challenges of dealing with snow and potential automobile events that are made worse by cold weather conditions. Before you travel anywhere else this winter, prepare your car by following these four tips: Get a…

Distracted Driving is About More than Stats, It’s About People

Road safety issues are rife with statistics that demonstrate the impact on lives, the economy and the health care system. Those stats can be used to help drive appropriate resources towards prevention and legislation as well as identify resources needed to deal with the consequences of road crashes. It can be…

Distracted Driving ‘Killer’ Infographic

“Driving distracted causes thousands of deaths and hundreds of thousands of accidents each year. Using cell phones while driving is an enormous problem and if we do not raise awareness and do something to stop it, the number of people killed or injured as a result of driving distracted will…

Distracted Driving Prevention – D.I.A.D. Year in Review

Message from D.I.A.D. Founder, Karen Bowman: (Year End Report Below) What an amazing year!!! It was in September 2010 that the idea to create a distracted driving education program first began to form. This program is volunteer-driven and to date remains unfunded publicly or corporately. With the help of many supporters, we’ve…

Kids Care About Distracted Driving – Part VI “Kid on Crosswalk”

This Pacific Academy grade three student seems to accurately capture the reality too many kids are facing these days…safety on crosswalks. A well lit crosswalk with a stop sign isn’t enough to protect the crossing child from an oncoming SUV with a coffee drinking, cell phone talking, smoking driver behind…

1st Annual Distracted Driving Awareness Poster Contest

Earlier this month, the RCMP announced that February is Distracted Driving Awareness Month in BC. Inspired by our 8-year-old daughter’s experience and the posters she created after the accident, D.I.A.D. is announcing their 1st Annual Distracted Driving Awareness Poster Contest for elementary schools across British Columbia. Although in-class presentations are…

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