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Casey & Devoti Deliver ‘End Distracted Driving’ Message to Area Students

Posted by Lara Vitiello on March 26, 2015
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Matt Devoti delivers the ‘End Distracted Driving’ message to the students at St. Mary’s High School in St. Louis.

 

The attorneys at Casey & Devoti have partnered with EndDD.org (End Distracted Driving) to present the Distracted Driving Student Awareness Initiative.

This safety initiative aims to educate drivers on the importance of eliminating distractions while driving.   On March 16th, Partner Matt Devoti presented this extremely important safety message to 350 students at St. Mary’s High School in St. Louis.  And, on March 18th Partner Matt Casey delivered the message to 315 students at John F. Kennedy High School in Ballwin.

 

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Matt Casey delivers the ‘End Distracted Driving’ message to the students at John F. Kennedy High School in Ballwin.

The firm has two more presentations scheduled this spring, as follows:

St. John Vianney High School – Thursday, April 9th at  9 a.m.  (150 sophomore students)

Ste. Genevieve High School – Wednesday, April 22nd at 1:30 p.m. (750 students)

This educational, informative and inspiring message presents the sobering statistics of the current safety crisis, shares true stories of the costs of distracted driving, and offers simple steps that drivers can use immediately to help themselves and others around them End Distracted Driving.

“Distracted driving is a huge problem for people of all ages – not just teens.  That is the message we want to get across to these young drivers,” said Matt Devoti.  “We want them to be aware of the consequences whether it’s them, their parent or their friend who is driving distracted.  The presentation offers eye-opening insight and concrete solutions to the problem that they can implement right away.”

Distracted Driving results in thousa nds of deaths and hundreds of thousands of injuries each year.  Since April of 2012 more than 400 professionals have given presentations to more than 225,000 teens and adults. Matt Casey and Matt Devoti are thrilled to be part of the network of speakers who volunteer their time to give presentations in the St. Louis area.

EndDD.org (End Distracted Driving) was established to raise awareness and generate action against the epidemic of distracted driving. It was created by the parents of Casey Feldman, Joel Feldman and Dianne Anderson, after the death of their daughter, Casey Feldman in 2009.  Casey Feldman was just 21 years old when she was hit and killed by a distracted driver.  Learn more about EndDD.org and preview the presentation at www.EndDD.org.

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Do you know a group that would benefit from this powerful presentation?

Matt Casey and Matt Devoti are available to do presentations in the greater St. Louis Metropolitan area and throughout southeastern Missouri.  The presentations would be perfect for any size group and can be tailored to fit a specific time frame.  A sampling of groups that would benefit from the presentations include, but are not limited to:

  • entire high school student bodies, selected grades, driver’s education classes, high school sports teams, high school activity clubs
  • church youth groups or other community youth groups
  • boy scout troops
  • business networking groups
  • professional associations
  • parent-teacher organizations
  • church groups

To book a presentation, please contact Lara Vitiello at (314) 409-0996 or lmv@caseydevoti.com.

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