11 episodes

Distraction Free Life Podcast

Distraction Free Life Podcast Iesh Gujral

    • Education

Distraction Free Life Podcast

    The Pandemic and Driving Safety

    The Pandemic and Driving Safety

    Register for the Raksha Walk at shreyadixit.org!
    Sources:

    https://www.nhtsa.gov/sites/nhtsa.gov/files/documents/traffic_safety_during_covid19_01062021_0.pdf?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9B07-6JStIBAc7PMq_kC4oPplAAGW1djhevr5_mz_IotXeJj0N5DiRD1iZAuiHmVX__Kz5

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.forbes.com/sites/tanyamohn/2020/04/22/speeding-and-other-reckless-driving-spike-during-pandemic/amp/

    https://www.drugabuse.gov/drug-topics/trends-statistics/overdose-death-rates

    • 7 min
    Distracted Driving Legislation and what the general public can do to get involved.

    Distracted Driving Legislation and what the general public can do to get involved.

    NHTSA: https://www.nhtsa.gov/risky-driving/distracted-driving

    NCSL: https://www.ncsl.org/research/transportation/cellular-phone-use-and-texting-while-driving-laws.aspx

    https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-announces-crackdown-distracted-driving-0

    https://www.ncsl.org/research/transportation/state-and-federal-efforts-to-reduce-distracted-driving.aspx

    Learn more at shreyadixit.org

    • 7 min
    Distracted Driving Prevention and the impact of a Distraction Free Life

    Distracted Driving Prevention and the impact of a Distraction Free Life

    Sources:

    https://exchange.aaa.com/safety/distracted-driving/tips-for-preventing-distracted-driving/

    https://www.nhtsa.gov/risky-driving/distracted-driving

    https://www.geico.com/information/safety/auto/teendriving/distracted-driving/

    https://www.cdc.gov/transportationsafety/distracted_driving/index.html

    https://ldi.upenn.edu/healthpolicysense/parents-report-their-distracted-driving-behaviors

    https://www.enddd.org/end-distracted-driving/university-of-michigan-study-90-of-parents-drive-distracted-with-children-in-the-car/

    https://www.enddd.org/end-distracted-driving/distracted-driving-teens-whose-parents-drive-distracted-are-more-than-twice-as-likely-to-also-drive-distracted-1/

    https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/08/08/distracted-driving-parents-phones/13740087/

    • 10 min
    Autonomous Vehicles and Distracted Driving

    Autonomous Vehicles and Distracted Driving

    A discussion of the connection between autonomous vehicles and distracted driving with Dakota Medina and Nikhil Kori of the Shreya R. Dixit Memorial Foundation.

    • 10 min
    COVID, Distracted Driving, and Autonomous Cars with Mike Hanson

    COVID, Distracted Driving, and Autonomous Cars with Mike Hanson

    ABOUT MIKE HANSON:

    I currently serve as the Director for the Minnesota Department of Public Safety-Office of Traffic Safety and I also serve as the designated Governor's Highway Safety Representative. I was appointed to my current position in October of 2017. Prior to being appointed as the Director of the Office of Traffic Safety I was employed with the Minnesota State Patrol. I retired in 2017 with nearly 35 years of law enforcement experience. During my tenure with the State Patrol I worked in several areas of the State primarily in the Marshall, Minneapolis, Detroit Lakes, and Thief River Falls Districts. I retired as the District Commander for the West Metropolitan District. I have specialized in a several areas of service including as a crash reconstruction specialist, DWI and SFST trainer/instructor, Mobile Field Force Co-commander and as an IACP Leadership training facilitator. I am passionate about traffic safety issues and public safety services.

    • 34 min
    Minnesota Public Safety with Paul Aasen

    Minnesota Public Safety with Paul Aasen

    For more information, visit www.shreyadixit.org

    • 35 min

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