FROM REID'S DAD - Blog

A listing of my most recent posts. For the full list, please refer to the Archives

Meet Me in St Louis

Meet Me in St Louis

On Monday September 29 I will be a guest on the Charlie Brennan Show on KMOX Radio, which originates from St. Louis, from 10 to 10:30 Am Central Time.  The following day, September 30, I will speaking at the Missouri Blueprint To Save More Lives Conference, at the... read more

Book Review: Matt Richtel’s A Deadly Wandering

I began A Deadly Wandering with one question in mind: How would this book help traffic safety advocates combat the rising tide of electronic distracted driving? I advocate. My seventeen-year-old son Reid died in a one-car crash in 2006. He died from inexperience with... read more
Further Thoughts On In-Vehicle Safe Teen Driving Systems

Further Thoughts On In-Vehicle Safe Teen Driving Systems

A few weeks ago I posted on the subject of technology and phone apps that monitor teen driver conduct and disable texting.  In general, I offered my opinion that GPS-like technology that monitors a teen’s driving, such as location, speed, and key driving habits such... read more
One Of The Most Rewarding Days Of My Safe Teen Driving Life

One Of The Most Rewarding Days Of My Safe Teen Driving Life

Today it was my honor to receive a national public service award from the Governors Highway Safety Association for my blog and the publication of Not So Fast. My thanks to everyone who made today possible, most especially Sandy Spavone, Pam Fischer, and Cathy Gillen.

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Remind Teen Drivers To Give Way To Public Safety

Remind Teen Drivers To Give Way To Public Safety

I am at the Governors Highway Safety Association Annual Meeting in Michigan. Today I heard a presentation about reminding all drivers of the importance of giving room to law enforcement and first responders when they are engaged in their public safety duties on our highways and roads.

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