New FocusDriven PSA Addresses Dangers of Cell Phone Distracted Driving
Itasca, IL – Today, FocusDriven – Advocates for Cell-Free Driving released a new PSA for National Youth Traffic Safety Month that features Miss South Dakota USA 2012, Taylor Neisen. In the video, Neisen educates teens about the dangers of cell phone distracted driving and encourages her peers to drive cell free.
"I am honored to be involved with FocusDriven and serve as an advocate for driving cell phone free. I grew up with a cell phone attached to me and am part of a generation of teens that sometimes feel invincible. It is important for me to practice what I preach in an effort to encourage my peers of the deadly consequences that can result from distracted driving."
The video will be used by FocusDriven in schools and at speaking engagements where teens are the primary audience.
FocusDriven – Advocates for Cell-Free Driving (focusdriven.org) is a nonprofit advocacy organization for victims of motor vehicle crashes involving drivers using cell phones. FocusDriven supports victims of cell phone distracted driving and families of victims. Its goal is to increase public awareness on the dangers of cell phone distracted driving by putting a human face on the disastrous impact of the behavior, in order to promote corresponding public policies, programs and personal responsibility.
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