In Our Own Words

Nov
17
2017

Life After Surviving a Distracted Driving Crash

By Tyson Dever

As a survivor of a distracted driving car accident that left me paralyzed from the waist down, it has become my mission to educate audiences on the harsh realities and consequences of distracted driving. Through sharing my story, I am able to connect with students on the dangers they face every time they get in the car. They hear the 911 calls from the day of my wreck, see the crumped up and charred remains of my car, and they see my harsh reality of life from a wheelchair as I roll across the stage.

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Oct
23
2017

Fraternity Honors Driving Victims During Safe Driving Week

By Jordan Goldblum

Just one year ago, two of my fraternity brothers, Hunter Watson and Vinny Maugeri, both died in separate car crashes due to distraction. Hunter, who was my age at the time of his death, was an energetic, fun-loving, and extremely caring person. Those close to Vinny say that he was one of the most loving, personable, and optimistic people that they had ever met.

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Oct
3
2017

Congratulations to the 2017 Teen Driving Safety Leadership Award Winner!

By DriveitHOME

Each year, the National Safety Council recognizes individuals and organizations who have taken steps to improve teen driver safety with the Teen Driving Safety Leadership Award. This year’s winner, chosen for her commitment to saving teen lives, was announced at the 2017 NSC Congress & Expo in Indianapolis and we’d like to acknowledge her here, as well.

Congratulations to Danielle Branciforte!

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Mar
26
2013

In our own words – Cynthia Cooper

By DriveitHOME

Submitted by: Cynthia Cooper

My father, John Sligting, was a leader and someone who would stop and help others in need. I can also remember him getting down on the floor to play with my son and attending family functions and birthday parties. My father made sure his kids grew up with various experiences such as fishing, camping and playing mini-golf. We always knew he would be there if we needed anything.

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