Day: March 21, 2019

Finalists Announced: Don’t Text & Drive Scholarship (March 2019)

Twice a year, the Law Offices of Matthew J. Quinlan funds a $1,000 scholarship to help raise awareness about the dangers of texting and driving amongst college-aged students. Studies have shown that 18-24 year olds are twice as likely to be involved in a texting and driving accident than any other age group. Students between the ages of 18 and 24 were

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Seth Shingler (West Virginia U): Don’t Text & Drive Scholarship

Unnecessary Risk with Serious Consequences Growing up with technology has been such a blessing in my life. In my experience, it makes life easier, communication is more streamlined, and has many redeeming qualities. However, I am not blind to the fact that while technology has helped so many, it has it’s drawbacks as well. I am thankful enough to say

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Naydeya Granger (Cottonwood HS – AL): Don’t Text & Drive Scholarship

”According to an AAA poll, 94 percent of teen drivers acknowledge the dangers of texting and driving, but 35% admitted to doing it anyway”. The National Safety Council reports that cell phone use while driving leads to 1.6 million crashes each year. Texting while driving is 6x more likely to cause an accident than driving drunk”. According to the CPC,

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