Wayne Hogan

Practice Areas: Distracted Driving Awareness

Distracted Driving Awareness Campaign for the Workforce

Distracted driving is a national epidemic. It’s become  more widespread than the flu. We are working to get the word out through the Terrell Hogan Distracted Driving Awareness Campaign for the Workforce.  Our hope is to end the dangers of distracted driving in Northeast Florida work places and help make our roadways safer. The Workforce Campaign […]

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Bills Would Make Cell Phone and Driving Laws Tougher in Florida

Florida’s legislative session is just weeks away and two bills have already been filed that would limit cell phone use while driving. We need stronger laws to protect drivers. It’s an undisputable fact: distracted drivers injure and kill. They are as dangerous as drunk drivers. Right now, it’s illegal to text and drive in Florida, but […]

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Thank You Mandarin High School

We were honored to be asked to speak to over 300 students at Mandarin High School about the serious dangers of distracted driving. It was part of the firm’s End Distracted Driving Student Awareness Initiative that’s trying to end dangerous behavior that puts drivers – and others sharing the road with them – at risk. […]

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Bills Would Make Cell Phones and Driving Laws Tougher in Florida

Florida’s legislative session is just three months away and two bills have already been filed that would limit cell phone use while driving. Florida Ban on Wireless Communications Devices While Driving Law The new bill (Senate Bill 76) sponsored by State Sen. Wilton Simpson, R-Trilby, called the “Florida Ban on Wireless Communications Devices While Driving Law” […]

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End Distracted Driving Presentation’s Impact Extends Nationwide

I had the privilege of speaking with Bartram Trail High School students about the dangers of distracted driving. It kicked off a week-long series of safety presentations at area high schools about distracted driving and impaired driving, a joint collaboration between Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation and The Casey Feldman Memorial Foundation. The presentations, which took place […]

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Wayne Hogan Receives First Coast Leadership Award

The Downtown Business Professional Group’s 2018 First Coast Leadership Awards Dinner was held on Friday, June 1, at the Lexington Hotel and honored First Coast Business Leaders & CEO’s.  Master of Ceremony was meteorologist Steve Smith, formerly of First Coast News. Wayne Hogan was recognized in the Community Leader category for his efforts against the […]

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What’s Your Distraction Action?

Do you remember “Schoolhouse Rock” and the catchy teaching moments imparted on kids who were learning valuable lessons between the cartoons they were watching?  One of the snippets I remember is “conjunction junction, what’s your function?” The tune and examples used to make the lesson fun have stuck with me over the years. Unfortunately, there […]

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Distracted Driving is Still a Serious Problem

While there is no argument about how deadly distracted driving is, a recent study by Zendrive is alarming. Zendrive’s study tracks cell phone use for automobile insurers and ride-sharing services. The study monitored 2.3 million drivers who travelled more than 5.6 billion miles. It found 12 percent of those drivers were considered mobile-phone addicts who call, […]

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iPhone’s New Feature: Please Do Not Disturb, I’m Driving

The latest iPhone update iOS 11 is spotlighting a new feature, “Do Not Disturb While Driving.” For some time, smartphone makers have been encouraged to add driving mode software as a standard feature on all smartphones to help stop drivers from being distracted by texts and calls. The latest iOS 11 operating system blocks text messages, […]

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New Car Technology and Distracted Driving

One text or call can wreck it all. For years, we’ve addressed the dangers of cell phone distractions. Now there’s another concern, many new cars and trucks have technology such as text messaging and internet searches which have nothing to do with driving a car. The auto industry should focus on reducing distractions not creating […]

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