Q: I see bike riders, in traffic, riding with their cell phones up to their ear. Shouldn’t they have to follow the same no-cell-phone laws that vehicle drivers do? A: “Should they” and “Are they required by law” are two… Continue Reading
For many people the end of the year is a time to take stock of our lives and see if we’re achieving our goals. This week, instead of answering one of your questions, I’d like to propose one of my… Continue Reading
Q: Recently, I was walking on the sidewalk at night to a grocery store and I crossed the crosswalk at the entrance to the store. As I was walking, a car tried to pull in, and then noticed me, which… Continue Reading
The first time I watched this PSA, I was a guest in a classroom of high school students. Part way through the video, I could feel the tone of the entire classroom shift. You’ll feel it too. By the end… Continue Reading
I heard some commotion outside my house today. I stepped around the corner and saw this: It’s not every day that you see a rollover crash on a 25 MPH neighborhood street. According to people at the scene, the driver… Continue Reading
Here’s the latest from the studios at TheWiseDrive. Law enforcement agencies across Washington recently participated in a distracted driving emphasis patrol. Watch the video and find out how easy it is to get a ticket for distracted driving.
Last week’s distracted driving PSA ended tragically. This one; not so much. A friend in traffic safety passed it along (thanks Shelly) and I loved it, so here’s “Hello”. This PSA comes from New Zealand, but the message is… Continue Reading
Since today kicks off the distracted driving emphasis patrols across Washington, I thought this would be a good day for a distracted driving PSA. While there is some debate over the effectiveness of graphic PSAs, I think this one does a… Continue Reading