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Posts published in “Distracted Driving Tailgate Talk”

Tailgate Talks are short lessons that can be delivered to small groups of learners outside of a traditional classroom. This listing shows all Tailgate Talks on the subject of distracted driving.

Babblin’ Betsy

Listen to this conversation between Babblin’ Betsy and her friend. Does Babblin’ Betsy’s story or parts of it sound like anyone you know? In 2014, police reports indicate 3,179 people…

When Tragedy Hits Home

David Teater, senior director of Transportation Initiatives at the National Safety Council, tells the story of his 12-year-old son Joe. Joe died after a driver talking on a cell phone…

The Hands-Free Debate

Is it safe to use a hands-free device to talk on a cell phone while driving? Debate this question for three minutes with a partner or with teams taking each position: Yes, it’s…