Staying Safe Behind the Wheel

Drivers urged not to text and drive by Verizon and other partners.

by Elva Lima

Spring is the time of year when temperatures start to rise and thoughts turn to upcoming day trips and summer vacations. In fact, AAA reported that this time last year nearly 35 million Americans were planning Memorial Day road trips to celebrate the unofficial start of the summer.

Louisville Area Law Enforcement, Business Join National Crackdown to Reduce Impaired Driving Fatalities

The “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” enforcement campaign runs through the Labor Day holiday weekend

LOUISVILLE, Ky., August 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ – If you drink and drive in Jefferson County and surrounding counties beware, the Louisville Metro Police Department, Kentucky State Police and other local law enforcement agencies are joining with the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety and officers across the nation for the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign Aug. 16 to Sept. 2, 2012.  To kick-off the campaign, a press event was held today at Fourth Street Live! in downtown Louisville.

Driving May Increase Skin Cancer Risk for Men

Skin cancer on drivers’ left side likely due to exposure through side window glass
Press Release

May 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Men tend to drive more than women, and their risk of skin cancer increases because they have more exposure to harmful rays from the sun. According to a new study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology*, men get more cancer in the “peripheral” areas of the scalp, forehead, temples, ears and neck (57 percent) than women (21 percent). Peripheral area cancers were more common on the left side (driver’s side) on the head in men, and the right side in women.

Brown-Forman Supports Solutions to Drunk Driving

Participates in Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship Film Festival

Brown-Forman has submitted a video for the 2013 Boston College Corporate Citizenship Film Festival. The video demonstrates Brown-Forman’s commitment to finding alternative options to the problem of drunk driving through creative solutions that make a real impact. Along with partners CityScoot and BeMyDD, the objective of the video is to bring to life the company's commitment and raise awareness about designated driver service options with consumers and employees.

More Than Two Dozen of Hollywood's Stars including George Lopez, Kat Graham, Jordin Sparks, Jonas Brothers and Diego Boneta Pledge Not to Text and Drive

Allstate's XtheTXT® Campaign Ignites an Online Conversation to Stop Texting While Driving
Press Release

(3BL Media) September 19, 2012 - The 6th annual Variety Power of Youth event, which took place Saturday, Sept. 15 in Los Angeles, Calif. was the perfect platform for Allstate's XtheTXT campaign to encourage young drivers not to text and drive.

AT&T Calls on Nation's Drivers to Pledge: Never Text and Drive

Americans Urged to Make Lifelong Commitment on Sept. 19
Press Release

(3BL Media) August 20, 2012 - Wireless provider AT&T*, seeking to bring attention to a serious road-safety problem, today urged all Americans to pledge to stop texting while driving, and then to join with others Sept. 19 to make a lifelong commitment to never do so again.


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