Accidents caused by distracted drivers can be tragic. Watch these videos and visit Distraction.gov
to learn more from the U.S. Department of Transportation about how distracted driving has impacted lives:
In 2009, 17-year-old Alex Brown was killed when she crashed her truck on a rural road while she was texting. To honor Alex's memory, her family formed an anti-distracted driving advocacy group. Watch the video...
On the way home for Jacy Good's college graduation, a driver talking on his cell phone ran a red light. The crash killed her parents instantly, and Jacy spent four months in the hospital. Today, Jacy raises awareness about the dangers of texting and cell phone use while driving. Watch the video...
On May 10, 2010, 16-year-old Ashley Johnson was killed when she lost control of her vehicle, crossed the center line, and hit a pickup truck head-on. She was texting at the time of the crash. Watch the video...
In 2009, Julie Davis set off for a hike with her best friend. While walking, a 19-year-old driving at 70MPH struck Julie from behind, killing her. Laurie Hevier, Julie's daughter, is now an advocate against distracted driving. Watch the video...