Wayne Hogan

Practice Areas: Distracted Driving Awareness

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” […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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, […]

Read More

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, […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

We Are All Working for You!

Our firm recently celebrated Wayne Hogan receiving the American Association for Justice 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award. Our firm is like family and what matters at Terrell Hogan is that everyone here shares a passion for the mission to represent our clients as they seek justice. At Terrell, Hogan we’re surrounded by many of the brightest […]

Read More

Make Distracted Driving Obsolete

While traveling in Colorado, I read an editorial in the Vail Daily: Make distracted driving against the rules at work. Because I feel so strongly about the dangers of distracted driving in all forms, I wrote a letter commending their editorial and sharing the “rest of the story” about the dangers of distracted driving. Make […]

Read More

Apple Feature to Help Stop Distracted Driving

Apple announced a major update to its Do Not Disturb feature. The iOS 11 update will enhance the Do Not Disturb feature to help users stay more focused on the road. The iPhone can detect when users may be driving and will automatically silence notifications to keep the screen dark. Users will have an option […]

Read More