FROM REID'S DAD - Blog

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

More Evidence That Safe Teen Driving Laws Make A Difference

More Evidence That Safe Teen Driving Laws Make A Difference

Two weeks ago I had the privilege of speaking at the Blueprint To Save Lives Conference in St Louis, the biannual meeting of the Missouri traffic safety community — MoDOT, law enforcement, health care, first responders, and policy makers.  To a person, the 250... read more
Glastonbury, Connecticut’s Safe Teen Driving Campaign

Glastonbury, Connecticut’s Safe Teen Driving Campaign

In the Summer of 2013, 17 year old Jane Modlesky, a Glastonbury High School student, died in a one-car crash.  Her community is now rallying in her memory for the cause of safe teen driving — and the Town is being led by 17 year old Audrey Apanovitch, one of... read more
Safe Driving and Guardrails

Safe Driving and Guardrails

Occasionally, an article about highway safety, as opposed to safe teen driving specifically, takes me back to the dark night of December 1, 2006. Today’s New York Times contains an article about state highway safety officials complaining about the safety of... read more
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