Premier Release of “Just a Few Seconds” Distracted Driving PSA Video Produced by Casey’s Father
“I wasn’t texting, I wasn’t using my cell phone, but I still killed someone”, says 17 year old Kate, in the new PSA video produced by Casey’s father, Joel Feldman, now incorporated into the www.EndDD.org (Casey Feldman Foundation website) distracted driving presentation. This is one of the first distracted driving videos which features both the driver and the victim’s family. Howard Stein, 61 years old, was soon to be a grandfather; his daughter Emily, also featured in the video, was newly married and 6 months pregnant at the time of her father’s death. “I knew he was going to be such a fantastic grandfather,” says Emily. View the 3 minute video:
The accident occurred in Massachusetts and the video was premiered at a press conference in Boston at the State House on Feb. 4th. In conjunction with the release of the video, Massachusetts’s Governor Deval Patrick declared Feb. 4th as Distracted Driving Awareness Day. The Massachusetts’s Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA) participated and announced their plan to take the EndDD driving presentation to schools throughout Massachusetts.
EndDD.org – End Distracted Driving (Casey Feldman Foundation sponsored website)
“Father takes distracted driving cause to Mass”, by Jeff Wolfe, Daily Times, Feb. 4, 2013
“End Distracted Driving Campaign Kicks Off at MHS”, Medford Public Schools
“Abruptly, a life ends, another shatters; A teen works to make amends for a moment of deadly distraction”, by Tim O’Brien, TimesUnion, Albany, NY (Feb. 16, 2013)