People who seek to end distracted driving often feel like they are fighting an uphill battle. Merely raising distracted driving awareness may not be enough, as the latest gadgets, like the iPhone 6, commonly divert motorists’ attention despite their knowing that it is dangerous.
That is the tough situation that people like Joel Feldman, the cofounder of EndDD.org, persevere through. Distracted driving activists need to do more than convey the danger involved, but need to convince people that they need to change their behavior.
Feldman has a compelling reason to lead this crusade: His daughter was just 21 years old when she became the fatal victim of a distracted driver in 2011.
But not everyone knows someone who was seriously injured or killed by a distracted driver, so auto safety proponents often need to find creative ways to drive their point home.
Volkswagen recently released a video that uses an unconventional tactics to convey how distracted driving kills. Take a minute to check it out and share with friends.
If you or someone you know is impacted by distracted driving in New York, you likely need a good personal injury attorney to ensure that you’re fully compensated. NYC police often refrain from citing drivers in serious auto accidents unless alcohol is involved, so your sole avenue for justice may be a lawsuit.