037 – INTEXTicated Driving – Everyone is doing it – “Grave Mistake” | Real Talk With John Zaboyan AAADD.Org
Time-Stamped Show Notes
● 00:48 – John Zaboyan introduces himself.
● 02:00 – He studied aviation and suffered from a dangerous collision in the air.
● 05:40 – Safety on the roads became a priority and he invested opportunities to promote the issue of distracted driving.
● 18:14 – The reminder decal for not being a distracted driver became a focal point.
● 23:01 – 32% people are dead a year because people didn’t pay attention to when they were driving.
● 26:47 – The right to drive has to be earned.
● 35:45 – What is the maximum punishment when some kills someone driving?
● 38:45 – Driving isn’t a right, it is a privilege.
● 42:37 – Texting while driving is self-serving; it isn’t helping anyone else.
● 44:15 – He walks around his car holding 15lbs weights every 100 miles during long drives to get energized.
● 47:17 – Insurance companies got involved in mandating that people where safety belts in cars, and John would like to see them get behind stiffer laws against distracted drivers.
● 58:20 – Distractions for driving include texting, putting on makeup, smoking, eating, drinking, and making phone calls.
● 1:07:50 – Digital billboards offer so much information, but are very distracting to drivers.
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