01 M2M News & Updates: Distraction Awareness Month and Driving Distractions
Peggy Smedley shares a report from AT&T that says half of commuters admit to texting while driving, with 43% saying it’s a habit. Also, there is a free policy kit that can be used as a model for encouraging safe driving.
02 Legislation and Distracted Driving Barbara Harsha
On The Peggy Smedley Show, Barbara Harsha, executive director, Governors Highway Safety Assn., tells us how technology is a part of the solution, and fills us in on a new program that will aid in the fight against distracted driving.
03 Saving Lives by Taking a STANDD’s Diveeta Thompson
Diveeta Thompson, executive director, Rock Solid 626, Inc., shares with host Peggy Smedley her story about an experience that changed her family forever, and inspired her to take a STANDD.
04 Distracted Driving Awareness
Peggy Smedley, editorial director, and Mike Carrozzo, chief editor of Connected World magazine, wrap up the show talking about some newest technologies hitting the market for decreasing distracted driving, and how integrated connected-car systems are tackling the issue head on.