The 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.
This important safety initiative aims to educate drivers on the importance of eliminating distractions while driving. Partner Matt Casey recently delivered this powerful presentation to 150 sophomores at St. John Vianney High School in Kirkwood, Missouri.
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 Casey. “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.”
Last month, Partner Matt Devoti delivered this important safety message to 350 students at St. Mary’s High School in St. Louis; and Partner Matt Casey delivered the message to 315 students at John F. Kennedy High School in Ballwin.
The firm has one more presentations scheduled this spring, as follows:
Ste. Genevieve High School – 750 students on Wednesday, April 22nd at 1:30 p.m.
Distracted Driving results in thousands 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.