Paulina Jayne is back in the house! She chats with us about getting back on the road, her first live concert since March and Nationl Teen Driver Safety Week.
Episode 11: Coping Through COVID
Driving safely is a cognitve process that often requires control of our emotions. In these uncertain times, keeping a close eye on the mental and emotional health of our newly licensed teens is of particular importance. Join us for a discussion with Nike Griffin-Williams, behavioral health manager at The Corner Health Center in Ypsilanti, Michigan, to discuss these timely issues.
Episode 10: Pedestrian Safety Month
October is Pedestrian Safety Month and this week on The Daily Drive we talked to the busiest woman in Florida! Road safety advocate Melissa Wandall is involved in Walk to School Day, School Bus Safety Week, White Cane Awareness Day and even a ride along with the Sarasota Police Department to promote visibility. She has a TON to tell us!
Episode 9: Situational Awareness
"Being safe on the road all comes down to situational awareness. It's a fundamental skill for any safe driver." Our special guest, multi-time karting champ, Indy 500 spotter and Ford Driving Skills for Life driving instructor Rick Fulks, told us this during his interview. He also explained how you use your eyes while driving has a huge impact on what you will be like as a driver.
Episode 8: Railroad Crossing Safety
There are deaths and injuries that take place at railroad crossings everyday in the United States. This might seem hard to believe, but it's true. As a parent, what can you tell your teen driver about staying safe around trains and tracks? Listen to this great conversation with Rachel Maleh, Executive Director of Operation Lifesaver Inc. She answers our questions and provides important advice that could save a life.
Episode 7: Distraction Free Driving Culture
Join us for a conversation Michelle Johnson, whose son Connor was killed in 2011 in a vehicle crash in which he was a passenger. Through education Michelle is now on a mission to shift our driving culture to a culture that is distraction-free. Hear her story.
Episode 6: Hang Up and Drive
We're excited to have our friends Jacy Good and Steve Johnson from Hang Up and Drive on the show. Jacy and Steve met as freshmen in college. They had plans for their careers and lives tougher, but just hours after receiving their diplomas they were thrown into a world of tragedy and overwhelming sadness. Hear their story and their journey to advocacy.
Episode 5: Addressing Global Traffic Safety Needs
Whatever the behavior or environment, there are about 1.25 million fatalities from traffic crashes around the world each year, and many are preventable. Join us for a conversation with Coordinator of International and Special programs for the Ford Motor Company Fund Kyle Green to learn more about addressing challenging and changing global traffic safety needs.
Episode 4: Preventing Drowsy Driving
Teens are more likely than any other age group to be involved in a drowsy driving crash and now teens might be headed back to school after six months at home. How we can return to a healthy sleep schedule to prevent drowsy driving? Join us to for a conversation with the Governors Highway Safety Association to learn the causes and the signs of drowsy driving as well as what parents can do to help their teens get sufficient sleep.
Episode 3: Paulina Jayne Shares Safe Driving Tips
A conversation with with Nashville singer/songwriter and official spokesperson for Ford Driving Skills for Life Paulina Jayne about the precautions she takes before hitting the road, her philanthropic work and why being a good musician has more to do with being a safe driver than you might think! She'll also perform her new song 'Credit'!