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According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, nearly 6,000 people died and more than 515,000 were injured on American roadways in 2008 in crashes that involved distracted driving. The problem is growing, and young drivers are most at risk.

KADD was founded by Scott D. Camassar and Stephen M. Reck of the Law Firm of Stephen M. Reck & Scott D. Camassar, LLC in North Stonington, CT, to help educate kids of all ages about the dangers of distracted driving. We’re dedicated to responsible driving and keeping kids safe. We don’t want to see kids injured or killed by texting and driving, or by others’ texting and driving. Please join us in this campaign, and go to and take the pledge today.

THE PLEDGE: "I pledge to not text or use my cell phone while driving. I understand the serious dangers caused by distracted driving and will talk to my family and friends about these dangers, to help make the roads safer for everyone."

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HOT OFF THE PRESS! Read the National Safety Council's new paper, “Understanding the Distracted Brain: Why driving while using hands-free cell phones is risky behavior”

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Text on Dashboards Can Distract

USA Today reported that "Text size and type font used in dashboard displays may be overlooked culprits in distracted driving.  Changing the typefaces on displays reduced the amount of time male drivers looked away from the road by nearly 11% in two experiments, according to the study by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the New England University Transportation Center. That difference in 'glance time' represents about 50 feet in distance when traveling at highway speed, says David Gould of Monotype Imaging, which sponsored the study."   Bryan Reimer, one of the study's authors and a research scientist at MIT's AgeLab, whose studies include the impact of vehicle technologies on driver behavior, says "Given this reality, text needs to be as easy to read as possible."  Read more.