#NoDD

Just Say No to Distracted Driving

Jeff's Story

Distracted Driving includes:

  • Texting
  • Using a cell phone or smartphone
  • Eating and drinking
  • Talking to passengers
  • Grooming
  • Reading, including maps
  • Using a navigation system
  • Watching a video
  • Adjusting a radio, CD player, or MP3 player

%

Distracted driving crashes involving drivers under 20

%

Drivers in their 20s who were using cell phones in fatal crashes. (NHTSA)

Adults who have been on the giving or receiving end of a distracted walking encounter. (PEW RESEARCH)

Jeff Weinstein received the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Pro Bono Award for “going above the call of duty” for his public service in talking about the dangers of distracted driving to local high schools and civic groups.

If you are interested in having someone from Weinstein Law speak to your organization about distracted driving, call us at 903-677-5333.

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