There are many anti-texting and driving organizations and advocacy groups. As this is a relatively new problem, raising awareness is an important aspect of the solution. That’s why we designed TextNinja with these groups in mind, to enable them to become a stronger voice and track their effectiveness. This is how we join forces to end distracted driving.
The interactive dashboard below highlights some of the strongest organizations working to end distracted driving. By creating campaigns, sharing a solution with their followers, and tracking all of the safe miles driven, we can see and measure the awareness efforts of these organizations in action. It’s a long road to end distracted driving, but we now have a map to get there.
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There are literally hundreds of organizations working to stop texting and driving. At TextNinja, we know it’s going to take a group effort to raise awareness and start making an impact. By joining forces we are empowering these groups with tools to be as effective as possible. Here are a few featured safety organizations fighting distracted driving with TextNinja.
The Anthony Phoenix Branca Foundation is dedicated to raising awareness on the consequences of distracted driving. We’re on a mission to educate drivers, save lives, and end this deadly epidemic. In addition to anti-distracted driving initiatives, the APB Foundation seeks to strengthen the local community through charity and outreach, while doing good deeds and “random acts of kindness” in the name and memory of Anthony Phoenix Branca.
People Against Distracted Driving – A foundation formed in 2012 in memory of Nikki Kellenyi, a beloved Washington Township high school senior who died at the age of 18. She was a passenger victim of a distracted driving auto crash one month before her high school senior prom. The foundation helps raise awareness and aid the families of distracted driving victims.
The Conor Lynch Foundation has been established to support new and existing programs that raise awareness and promote the safety of runners, pedestrians, cyclists and young drivers in honor of Conor Lynch (1994-2010).
The family and friends of Adam London, who was killed in a collision on August 23, 2010, created a movement to educate parents and their children about the dangers of risky driving. “A Promise to Adam” is a dedicated pledge to end distracted driving, honoring the life of Adam London.
Ben Pohl is a motivational speaker and survivor who tells his story of paying a high price for distracted driving. “My penalty was relearning how to walk and speak at a young age and spending the rest of my life wondering why this happened to me.” ~Ben
The National Organizations for Youth Safety builds partnerships that save lives, prevent injuries, and promote safe and healthy lifestyles among all youth while encouraging youth empowerment and leadership.
For 35 years, SADD has been the leading organization committed to saving lives by empowering teens to stand strong against destructive decisions. Since its foundation in 1981, SADD has impacted the lives of millions: students, friends, parents, school & community leaders, law enforcement officials, and more! The strong connections that these groups built with SADD has resonated and grown into a brand that is recognized across the nation as a remarkable experience, equipping teens to become leaders and role models in their home communities and across the nation.