Victim Story

Sep
5
2013

Get your copy of Not So Fast

By DriveitHOME

Parents with teen drivers should consider taking a trip to the book store (sit shotgun and let your teen drive if he or she is old enough!) and pick up a copy of  Not So Fastnow on shelves.

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Aug
13
2013

Not So Fast: Parenting Your Teen Through the Dangers of Driving

By DriveitHOME

Parents often aren’t sure where to begin when it comes to preparing teens to drive. The prospect of allowing teens behind the wheel often is terrifying, and parents need some coaching to understand how to ease those fears. Not So Fast can help parents with new teen drivers navigate the most dangerous time of their teens’ lives while staying calm and comfortable throughout the learning process.

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Jul
25
2013

In our own words – Martha Tessmer

By DriveitHOME

Submitted by: Martha Tessmer

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Jun
14
2013

Father’s Day without a celebration

By DriveitHOME

On Sunday, June 16, millions of children will participate in family festivities to honor their fathers. The day will be filled with love and laughter, and memories will be made by many.

Sadly, some fathers won’t get to have that experience. For these fathers, the day will be spent reflecting on the past, on favorite memories that warm their hearts. For these dads, Father’s Day will never be the same.

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May
31
2013

Video: Tim’s story from driveithome.org

By DriveitHOME

Crashes involving teen drivers often leave lasting scars.

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May
28
2013

Sharing HEARTS – Cindy and Chelsea Murakami

By DriveitHOME

Cindy and Chelsea Murakami were as close as a mother and daughter could be. With nearly identical spirits, their bond was natural.

Cindy’s caring nature drew people to her instantly. She had a warm presence and a big heart, often volunteering as many as 40 hours a week to better the communities around Tampa, Fla., where she lived with Chelsea, her two sons, and her husband, Bruce.

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May
2
2013

Sharing HEARTS – Hunter’s story

By DriveitHOME

Hunter Clegg often went without his snack and lunch breaks, opting instead to help someone who truly needed it.

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Apr
24
2013

Pespectives on cell phone distracted driving: A family changed

By DriveitHOME

The Sligting family was changed forever when a teen driver distracted by her cell phone conversation ran a stop sign and struck John Sligting as he drove home from work on his motorcycle. Watch John’s daughters give a poignant account of what happened, and remember to put down your cell phone while driving.

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Apr
16
2013

Understanding distracted driving – Parts 5-9

By DriveitHOME

Cell phone distracted driving is risky, but many people do not understand why. National Safety Council Senior Director of Transportation Initiatives, David Teater, explains how conversations with passengers are different, what happens when tragedy hits home, and what it will take to reduce crashes.

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Apr
9
2013

One call can change everything

By DriveitHOME

Kelsey Raffaele was 17 when her life was tragically cut short because she caused a crash while talking on her cell phone. On the day Jacy Good graduated from college, she and her parents were driving home when a cell phone distracted driver caused a crash that killed Jacy’s parents and left her clinging to life.

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