Thinking of going out with old friends to a bar to celebrate this holiday weekend? If so, be aware that the New York State Police will be hitting the roadways across the state along with you with increased patrols searching for motorists driving drunk as well as for speeders and distracted drivers.
Don't text someone who you know to be driving.
Recently, I had the distinct privilege of speaking to a large audience of 11th and 12 graders at a local high school about how they can help make a difference and save lives on the road by changing their behavior when they get behind the wheel of a car. I spoke as part of a statewide effort to end distracted driving - a program launched by the parents of Casey Feldman - a young woman with a bright future ahead of her who was killed by a distracted driver