The Distraction-Free Life Podcast.

Covering topics ranging from distracted driving to public initiatives, this podcast is your place to learn about community engagement from the successful.  Iesh Gujral interviews public figures, politicians, CEOs, and more to shed light on unique perspectives. Choose your favorite streaming platform and listen today!

My name is Iesh Gujral. I am a Junior in High School. I host a show in which we connect communities with special guests. Listen/Watch Today!

My name is Iesh Gujral. I am a Junior in High School. I host a show in which we connect communities with special guests. Listen/Watch Today!

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A Message from Vijay Dixit, Chairman of The Shreya R. Dixit Memorial Foundation: Thank You Participants of the Raksha Walk!

Photos from the Virtual Raksha Walk, August 1st 2020



Our 2020 Interns advocate for a Distraction-Free Life

Marketing Team

Our distraction-free driving marketing team promotes the cause on 4 levels: The Problem, The Legal Aspect, Personal Stories, and Prevention.

Raksha Walk Team

The Raksha Walk marketing team works to improve your involvement in Shreya R. Dixit Memorial Foundation.

Video/Visual Team

The Video/Visual internship team curates our animations, videos, and graphics to amplify the reach of out campaigning.

Writing Committee

Our Writing Committee publishes informative, enticing stories about distracted driving.

Check out these Distracted Driving PSA videos from our interns!

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Distracted Driving News

Youth Leadership Team Receives 2020 Emerging Leaders Award

October 23, 2020

Congrats to our Youth Leadership team as they receive the 2020 Emerging Leader Award for the Towards Zero Deaths (TZD) Webinar Series. This award was presented to: Abhi Nallamalli Amy Wang Iesh Gujral Sam Fronek & Suvarna Nallamalli …for the success of the internship program and other initiatives that the Shreya R. Dixit Memorial Foundation Youth Team has done in the past. We’re so proud of you all!

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What are the different types of distracted driving?

July 30, 2020

Written by Jacqueline Jobin, Devna Panda, and Harini Senthilkumar   Since we live in a world filled with constant text messages, social media posts, and communications, distractions surround us. Even when we buckle up in our car, the outside world tempts our minds and eyes to wander from what’s ahead. This type of behavior can lead to distracted driving. The DMV defines distracted driving as “driving while not fully paying attention to the road.” This type of driving is dangerous…

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How can you, individually, take action against driving?

July 30, 2020

Written by Jacqueline Jobin, Harini Senthilkumar, and Devna Panda Getting behind the wheel in and of itself can be an incredibly intimidating task for inexperienced drivers. There is a seemingly endless list of guidelines for safe driving that constantly run through novices’ minds, and the list must continue to do so even after they become comfortable with driving.    As if those regulations weren’t enough to keep track of, driver distraction accounts for more than 58% of teen crashes in…

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If your family or friends are driving distracted what can you do to stop them?

July 30, 2020

Written by Jacqueline Jobin, Harini Senthilkumar, and Devna Panda Practicing safe driving is critical for everyone that enters a vehicle. On our daily commutes, we share the road with other drivers, and therefore, we have a responsibility to drive safely. Sometimes it’s easy to spot other drivers on the road doing things that are unsafe like eating and drinking, talking on the phone, texting, falling asleep, or even speeding. These actions might make us wonder how the careless driver got…

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Distracted Driving in the Age of COVID-19

May 30, 2020

The year 2020 dawned with a severe hit by the ever-powerful tsunami of COVID-19. Now, no day goes by without a deluge of scary reports in daily newspapers, TV and radio describing in graphic details, the devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. So, it was not surprising that I found myself struggling as I sat down to write my column for April. I was experiencing a discouragingly huge mental block. What really bothered me was that I was having difficulty…

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Inside the brain: How cellphones lead to distracted driving https://scopeblog.stanford.edu/2021/03/01/inside-the-brain-how-cellphones-lead-to-distracted-driving/

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