-10,497 deaths caused every year by impaired drivers
- Human error is a factor in 94% of crashes
THE FUTURE IS HERE with driverless technology. Listen below for a round table discussion on THE EVOLUTION OF ROAD SAFETY
How could self-driving technology change road safety? We answer that question and more with Heather Aijian, public affairs manager for Waymo who was kind enough to fly in from California for this important conversation.
These 3 organizations were also in-studio to explain how self-driving cars are impacting lives.
Jason Frazier, executive director, Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Tom Egan, executive director, Foundation for Senior Living
Marc Ashton, executive director, Foundation for Blind Children
About Foundation for Senior Living (FSL)
FSL is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to provide home and community-based services and to develop energy-efficient, affordable housing to promote health, independence and dignity for all. With a long history of helping Arizona families with issues including health, hunger, aging, illness, loneliness and substandard housing, FSL is committed to improving the quality of life for all Arizonans. To learn more about FSL programs and services, visit www.fsl.org.
About Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Founded in 1980 by a mother whose daughter was killed by a drunk driver, Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) is the nation’s largest nonprofit working to end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes and prevent underage drinking. MADD has helped to save nearly 380,000 lives, reduce drunk driving deaths by more than 50 percent and promote designating a non-drinking driver. MADD’s Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving® calls for law enforcement support, ignition interlocks for all offenders and advanced vehicle technology. MADD has provided supportive services to nearly one million drunk and drugged driving victims and survivors at no charge through local victim advocates and the 24-Hour Victim Help Line 1-877-MADD-HELP. Visit www.madd.org or call 1-877-ASK-MADD.
About Foundation for Blind Children
The Foundation for Blind Children, founded in 1952, is a 501c (3) non-profit organization dedicated to assisting blind and visually impaired children, adults and their families lead lives of independence and dignity through mastery of their environment. These goals are fostered through education, training, counseling, communication and technology. Without FBC, blind children would not get the opportunities that should be available to every child - to learn, play sports, participate fully in the world around them and become successful, productive adults.
Listen below to our conversation: