Event features Technology Solutions Showcase, presentation of new research
WASHINGTON, D.C. — April 4, 2023 — The National Distracted Driving Coalition (NDDC) is convening a two-part event, NDDC: Seeking Solutions to Eliminate Distracted Driving, on April 26, 2023, at the Hilton Washington D.C. – National Mall The Wharf.
The purpose of this event is to focus attention on the human and economic costs of distracted driving, which contributes to more than 3,000 deaths each year in the U.S. and cost $98.2 billion in economic losses in 2019. Morning sessions feature discussions about recent NDDC reports examining distracted driving prevalence and available technological interventions. Panelists will discuss the next research steps to help the audience gain a better understanding of these technologies and how they work.
The afternoon event features an interactive display showcasing technological solutions to distracted driving. From in-car monitoring to mobile apps and real-time enforcement, this showcase highlights a diverse range of cutting-edge solutions designed to keep drivers focused on the road ahead.
NDDC: Seeking Solutions to Eliminate Distracted Driving April 26th roundtable is now available to view:
NDDC: Seeking Solutions to Eliminate Distracted Driving
National Meeting & Technology Solutions Showcase
Hilton Washington, D.C. – National Mall The Wharf
480 L’Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC 20024
April 26, 2023 | Meeting: 8:30 am – 1 pm | Technology Showcase: 2 pm – 4 pm
Bruce Landsberg, Vice Chairman, National Transportation Safety Board
Robyn Robertson, Traffic Injury Research Foundation, NDDC Chair
Greg Fitch, Google
Larry Blincoe, U.S. Department of Transportation
Charlie Klauer, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
Mike Hernandez, Alliance for Automotive Innovation
Ian Reagan, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
JT Griffin, Seeing Machines
Ryan McMahon, Cambridge Mobile Telematics
Alex Jannink, Acusensus
More to be announced
Register for in-person or virtual attendance.
About the NDDC
The National Distracted Driving Coalition was formed in March 2021 to address distracted driving which is a contributing factor to road deaths and injuries. This road safety issue is a priority concern shared by many organizations across many sectors. A diverse cross-section of entities, representing academia, non-profits, government, advocacy, and industry, including insurance, transportation, automotive and technology, have come together to create a National Action Plan to tackle this important issue. Learn more at https://usnddc.org/.
NDDC Steering Committee Press Contacts
Automobile Club Of Missouri
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety