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Local Attorneys Offer Free ‘End Distracted Driving’ Presentations

Posted by Lara Vitiello on November 17, 2015

endddlogoThe attorneys at Casey & Devoti, a St. Louis-based personal injury law firm, have partnered with EndDD.org (End Distracted Driving) to present the Distracted Driving Student Awareness Initiative.

Casey & Devoti plans to deliver the presentation to four area high schools during the spring of 2016. Currently, the firm has three presentation slots available.  There is no charge for this safety initiative, which aims to educate young drivers on the importance of eliminating distractions while driving.

The interactive presentation offers 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.

Vianney EndDDThe presentations are available to groups throughout St. Louis and southeastern Missouri and are perfect for any size group.  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

Last year, Casey & Devoti delivered the presentation to over 1,500 students at St. Mary’s High School, John F. Kennedy High School, St. John Vianney High School, and Ste. Genevieve High School.

“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.”

DSCN0464EndDD.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.

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

For over 30 years, Casey & Devoti has diligently protected the rights of its clients with honesty and integrity.  Our lawyers are dedicated to providing individuals and small companies with first-class, professional and aggressive legal representation.  Our lawyers have extensive trial experience representing clients in matters such as, automobile, truck and train accidents, medical and legal malpractice, product and premises liability, elder and sexual abuse, Workers’ Compensation and wrongful death.  Casey & Devoti proudly serves the greater St. Louis metropolitan area, southeastern Missouri and southern Illinois.  Learn more about Casey & Devoti and its rich history of aggressively protecting clients’ rights at www.caseydevoti.com.

 

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