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2020 virtual Raksha 5k run_walk
Raksha means protection, and in these trying times of COVID-19 we are not backing down from our promise. While we are still working hard to end distracted driving, we will be donating 100% of the proceeds from this year’s Raksha Walk to the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund set up by the India Association of Minnesota.
We're committed to helping our community in any way we can.

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Distracted Driving News

Hello Parents! Get Ready for Your Own Driver-Ed Class

December 28, 2014

There are new requirements for the Graduated Driver Licensing Law for teens under 18. To get a provisional license for the teen, one of the parents need to attend a parent awareness class to be offered by the driver education program.

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Grieving families plead for stricter distracted driving laws

July 29, 2014

Distracted drivers caused more than 17,500 crashes last year, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, and were responsible for 63 deaths. Each crash happened in the split second it takes to glance at a phone, or a radio dial, or the kids in the back seat.

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Put the Brakes on Distracted Drivers

July 29, 2014

Texting while driving diverts attention from the road an average of 4.6 out of every 6 seconds, officials say. That’s on par with traveling the length of a football field at 55 mph without looking up, according to the state Department of Public Safety (DPS). And using a cellphone while on the road delays driver reaction time as much as having a .08 blood alcohol level.

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Vijay Dixit on WCCO 06-12-13

June 12, 2013

Vijay on WCCO 06-12-13 Audio clip of Vijay Dixit, Founder & Chairman of Shreya R. Dixit Memorial Foundation taling about distracted driving on the morning show.  He also disussed the state of the art Distracted Driving application created by the foundation on the Adaptive Massive Open Online Course (aMOOC™) technology. The web based application will be available for all tablet, smartphone and computer platforms. The application will be released at the Raksha Walk on October 12, 2013 in Eden Prairie,…

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Apply for the 2020 Summer Paid Internship! *Please share with anyone you know that may be interested!*

Interested in working with a non-profit for a 6-week internship this summer? We're searching for driven students that have a passion for learning to join us for a
paid internship this summer.

We have 10 open positions in marketing, writing, video/visual advertising, and more! Click here to apply: https://shreyadixit.org/2020-internship/
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Registration is open for the 2020 Virtual 5K Raksha Walk/Run!

We've been holding the Raksha Walk for 12 years, and although we can't join together in person this year, we're not backing down from our promise to help our local community. That's why we're holding a virtual Raksha Walk/Run this year - we welcome anyone to join us no matter where you are in the world!

We will be donating 100% of the proceeds from this year’s Raksha Walk to the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund set up by India Association of Minnesota.

Register here: https://www.raceentry.com/races/raksha-walkrun-for-distraction-free-driving/2020/register

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SAVE THE DATE: Shreya R. Dixit Memorial Foundation 13th Annual Raksha Walk on August 1st, 2020!

Raksha means protection, and in these trying times of COVID-19 we are not backing down from our promise. While we are still working hard to end distracted driving, we will be donating 100% of the proceeds from this year’s Raksha Walk to the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund set up by the India Association of Minnesota.

We're committed to helping our community in any way we can.

Stay tuned. Registration is coming soon at www.shreyadixit.org
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4 weeks ago  ·  

Registration is open for the 2020 virtual Raksha Walk on August 1st, 2020. Register here: https://www.raceentry.com/races/raksha-walkrun-for-distraction-free-driving/2020/register?fbclid=IwAR2-iV3tNwenG2VHpuBYQO667dJxY2Scsa0JkJyljXM2I_R0NxBCzcqV40g

Apply for the 2020 paid summer internship today! We have 10 open positions in marketing, writing, video/visual advertising, and more! Click here to apply: https://shreyadixit.org/2020-internship/ #summerinternshipminnesota #minnesotainternship

'Just put the phones away' | Jefferson County High School senior's video project focuses on ... - https://goo.gl/alerts/HWPL4

Remember, stop distracted driving - https://goo.gl/alerts/m8U3H

We’re calling on all Minnesotans to get creative 🧵 Today we launched a statewide mask drive to help our congregate care facilities.

These don’t replace PPE, but they do help limit the spread of the virus. Thanks to our fire stations for partnering with us! #MinneSEWtaWeek

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