If you watched any of the 2022 Winter Olympics, you may have read in the news about skier Colby Stevenson's miraculous recovery from a very bad car crash in 2016 after he fell asleep while driving from a freeski event in Oregon to Utah, a 500 mile journey! We are sharing a link about the … Continue reading 2022 Winter Olympic skier Colby Stevenson’s story about his 2016 fall asleep crash
Our latest partner is a very special one. Wake Forest University was where Jim Berkowitz attended school. The University has kept Jim's memory alive over the years in a variety of ways. In December 2020 Wake Forest launched an instagram campaign to promote Drowsy Driving Prevention among its student community as part of an end … Continue reading Wake Forest University partners with Drowsy Driving Prevention Project to protect lives of its students
For more information on facts and resources, visit https://drowsydriving.org/2020/09/drowsy-driving-prevention-week-is-november-1-8-2020/ #SleepFirst #DrowsyDrivingPrevention
Just as we observe Drowsy Driving Awareness Week when we turn the clocks back in November, the onset of Daylight Savings Time brings Sleep Awareness Week every spring. This year Sleep Awareness Week will commence on March 14. Watch for new awareness messages from the Massachusetts Highway Safety Division, and reminders from our partners at … Continue reading Sleep Awareness Week 2021 begins March 14
Senate, June 29, 2017 - The Senate Bill to prevent driver distraction and motor vehicle fatalities (Senate, No. 2058), adopted the Preventing Drowsy Driving Law (Amendment #4) as part of omnibus distracted driving bill. Our Drowsy Driving bill has been refiled for the 2019 legislative session. We are grateful to our sponsors, Sen. Patricia Jehlen, and … Continue reading In 2017, Massachusetts Senate Adopted Drowsy Driving Law as Part of Omnibus Distracted Driving Bill.
Marian Berkowitz founded the Jim Berkowitz Driving Safety Fund in 2012 after losing her brother Jim.