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

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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If you'd like to join us today, there is still time to register! https://www.raceentry.com/races/raksha-walkrun-for-distraction-free-driving/2020/register

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A Message From Founder & Chairman Vijay Dixit: Thank you to all participants and supporters of the 13th Annual Raksha 5K Run/Walk. Not only are we walking and running to end distracted driving, we are celebrating today as Distraction Free Driving Day in Minnesota, declared by Governor Tim Walz.

I Drive Distraction Free, Do You?
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Governor Tim Walz has officially declared August 1st, 2020 as Distraction Free Driving Day in Minnesota. We've received this honor for the 13th year in a row to commemorate our annual Raksha 5K Run/Walk. Thank you, Governor Tim Walz & Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan, for recognizing the importance of distraction-free driving & fighting for safe roads. Together we will educate drivers of all ages on the dangers of distracted driving, and prevent any more families from going through the tragedy of losing a loved one on the roads.

Let us celebrate Distraction Free Driving this Saturday at our Virtual Raksha 5K Run/Walk! #OneMinnesota #RakshaWalk2020

If you haven't already signed up for the Raksha Walk, there is still time. Link in bio to register! @ Minnesota
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2 weeks ago  ·  

Link in Bio! Listen to our new distraction-free life podcast. Available on the above platforms. #studentsforsaferstreets ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago  ·  

Extra distracted driving enforcement in MN as state marks one year of being hands-free https://www.kvrr.com/2020/08/03/extra-distracted-driving-enforcement-in-mn-as-state-marks-one-year-of-being-hands-free/

Walking today in support of Distraction-Free Driving! Join me in pledging to drive distraction free. #RakshaWalk2020

Click here to view a message from Chairman & Founder, Vijay Dixit. #RakshaWalk2020

Today is the Day! Not only is it Distraction Free Driving Day in Minnesota, it's our 13th Annual Raksha 5K Run/Walk and Vigil. Thank you to all our supporters and participants! #RakshWalk2020

Tomorrow is the 13th Annual Virtual Raksha 5K Run/Walk! - https://mailchi.mp/28b7d81b1403/help-your-child-grow-up-to-be-a-safe-driver-454806

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