Practice Areas: Distracted Driving Awareness

Wayne Hogan Shares Distracted Driving Message with Business Group

Attorney Wayne Hogan shared insights about why business owners should care about distracted driving when it comes to risk management. As a guest blogger for ScaleUp North Florida, a Small Business Administration (SBA) program focused on growing small businesses, he wrote about the importance of having a cell phone policy in the workplace and the consequences […]

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Distracted Driving Presentation Available For Employers

As a business owner, you protect your company with liability insurance, workers’ compensation insurance and computer security. But do you have a cell phone policy? One employee’s bad distracted driving accident could tarnish your brand and harm your bottom line. As we celebrate Labor Day, we are reminding employers that Terrell Hogan offers a free […]

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Top 8 Videos That Prove: One Text Or Call Can Wreck It All

Distracted driving is an epidemic that steals lives. The dangers of texting and driving are well documented, but talking on the phone – even with hands-free  devices – is an insidious danger that many assume is safe. However, you could lose your life or take someone else’s if your brain is miles away on a call. […]

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Leslie Goller Speaks to WBO About Distracted Driving

Terrell Hogan attorney, Leslie Goller, was the guest speaker at the Women Business Owners of North Florida’s (WBO) May meeting. Goller addressed the danger and risk of distracted driving. Her message: we have only one job behind the wheel, drive safely; our brains are not meant to multi-task. Calls can kill Goller acknowledged many business owners and […]

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One Text or Call Can Wreck it All

We appreciate our campaign to end distracted driving having been noted in the Journal of the Florida Justice Association.  Our goal is for everyone to understand the deadly dangers of driving while talking (even with a hands-free device) and texting; to realize that one text or call can wreck it all.  Once they see the […]

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App Disables Texting, but Is It Enough?

Florida Atlantic University professor, Dr. Daniel Raviv has developed a software app that can disable a cellphone from sending and receiving text messages when it’s in a vehicle moving. It only disables the phone is in the driver’s seat, not if it’s carried by a passenger. While stopping drivers from texting is important, it is […]

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Wayne Hogan Helps City of Jacksonville Curb Distracted Driving

Backed by safety advocates from around Jacksonville, Mayor Alvin Brown and Terrell Hogan President Wayne Hogan, a distracted driving prevention advocate, announced new actions on Friday to curb distracted driving in Jacksonville. “I commend Mayor Brown and the City of Jacksonville for adopting and implementing a new distracted driving policy to help keep city employees […]

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Distracted Driving Deaths Down, Still Much Work to Do

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and the latest numbers from the National Highway Transportation Administration are in: in 2013, 3,154 people died and 424,000 were injured in car crashes nationwide involving distracted driving. This represents a 6.7% decrease in the fatalities from 2012. That’s good news, and a lot of people and organizations have […]

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New Technology Can Wreck Your Car and Your Life

The latest in-dash technology makes it easy for drivers to make hands-free calls, dictate text messages, access the internet and many other functions. While some say that’s convenience, the National Safety Council (NSC) is very concerned. David Teater, senior director at NSC said “The auto industry and the consumer electronics industry are really in an […]

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