AAA, the esteemed automobile club calls the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day, the “100 Deadliest Days” of summer. It is fair to assume that distracted driving behaviors has contributed a good deal to the creation of this term. Let us not forget that distracted driving behaviors are any less prominent during the rest of the year. It is true that intensity of driving surely picks up during summer.
EAST BETHEL, Minn. — Prom and graduation season are the busiest time of year for Mothers Against Drunk Driving, as the group works to educate families about the dangers of teen alcohol consumption and what can happen afterwards.
Several of Klobuchar’s key provisions to crack down on distracted driving were included in the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, the first long-term transportation bill passed by Congress in a decade; Klobuchar will be joined by leading distraction-free driving advocate Vijay Dixit and students from high school groups that his foundation helped launch. [Read more…]
“My daughter, Shreya, was in a car,” says Vijay Dixit of Eden Prairie. “She was the front-seat passenger in a car. She was a sophomore at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, coming home for the weekend.