Wayne Hogan

Practice Areas: Distracted Driving Awareness

Your Car is Not a Phone Booth, Just Drive.

Wayne Hogan spoke to the Southside Business Men’s Club about the dangers of distracted driving through Terrell Hogan’s For the Workforce program. His message: There’s only one job behind the wheel, getting from Point A to point B safely. He called distracted driving an epidemic that kills more people in the U.S. each year than polio […]

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Florida’s Behind-The-Times Distracted Driving Laws

Distracted driving is still treated as a secondary offense by the State of Florida. That means law enforcement can’t pull a driver over for texting unless there is another driving infraction. However, every statistic on distracted driving strongly supports making it a primary offense. If either SB 144 introduced by Senator Rene Garcia and/or HB 47 […]

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Wayne Hogan Guest Speaker at Chamber of Commerce Joint Luncheon

On Thursday, Wayne Hogan spoke to 70 members of the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce – Ponte Vedra Division and JAX Chamber Beaches Division at its joint luncheon. Topic: the dangers and consequences of distracted driving. He called distracted driving an epidemic that kills more people in the U.S. each year than Polio did in […]

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Wayne Hogan Speaks on Distracted Driving to the Duval School Board

Terrell Hogan attorney, Wayne Hogan, spoke with the Duval County School Board at a December board workshop.  He addressed the dangers of distracted driving. His message: There’s only one job behind the wheel, getting from Point A to Point B safely and we fail when our brains are distracted. Calls and Texts Can Kill Hogan […]

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Samsung Reportedly Halts Production of Galaxy Note 7 Phones

On the heels of September’s recall of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 smartphones due to battery fires, media are reporting Samsung is ending production of the device after reports that some of its replacement phones caught fire. According to The New York Times, a Southwest Airlines flight in the U.S. was evacuated last week after a […]

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Pokémon GO Distracted Walking Injuries

Pokémon GO,” the new reality mobile game, is exploding with users since its inception. Pokémon GO makes people get outside and walk around, and although exercise is good, there are also important safety factors with this game. Players have been injured while using the app, not only when using while driving, but also when walking, […]

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Wayne Hogan Supports MADD’s Law Enforcement Recognition

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Northeast Florida commended and gave thanks to law enforcement officers and others in Northeast Florida for excellence in drunk driving prevention and enforcement. For more than 20 years MADD has hosted this event devoted to MADD’s lifesaving mission to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and […]

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First Coast Connect: April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Wayne Hogan spoke with Melissa Ross today on First Coast Connect to discuss Distracted Driving Awareness Month. It was announced earlier this month that the National Safety Council, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the National Transportation Safety Board, Impact Teen Drivers and other highway safety groups have joined together to kickoff of Distracted Driving Awareness […]

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Distracted Driving is Everyone’s Problem

According to Distraction.gov, 3,179 people were killed, and 431,000 were injured, in vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers in 2014. Distraction.gov is the official website for efforts by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration addressing the dangers of this all-to-common hazard. In what has become a national and international epidemic, The Centers for Disease Control reports that […]

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