Press Release Archive

Aggressive Driving vs. Road Rage
As we are making our way around the various FORSCOM locations holding classes and training instructors, it is evident that there needs to be some clarification regarding what is aggressive driving and what is “road rage”.
November 15
, 2002
Talking About Cell Phone Safety
Did you know that 45% of all collisions are caused by driver distraction?  Over 100 million people own cell phones in the United States and 85% of the owners use them while driving.  When you use your cell phone while driving your vehicle do you ever get distracted?
November 11, 2002 
Combat Aggressive Driving Motorcycle Safety
The motorcycle riding season is upon us and everyone wants to get out in the fresh air and ride down the road feeling the freedom and exhilaration of riding their bike. Unfortunately within FORSCOM we already have lost 10 soldiers due to motorcycle fatalities and 7 have suffered severe injuries since the beginning of the fiscal year. It is important to notice there have been more deaths than injuries when it comes to accidents with motorcycles.
November 11, 2002
NASCAR Fatality Provides Safety Lesson
A NASCAR Busch Series driver was killed July 18 when the motorcycle he was driving left the road and slammed into a tree.
July 19, 2002
Impairments to Holiday Driving
Driving this holiday season can be a killer if you make the choice to drive impaired. What does the expression “impaired driving” mean? An impaired driver is an individual who is driving without the normal capabilities that drivers are expected to have.
December 10, 2002
Thanksgiving Traffic Safety Message
During this Thanksgiving holiday weekend more miles are driven than any other holiday during the entire year. The desire to spend time with family and friends to reflect and give thanks for a safe and prosperous year means more to all of us than ever before.
November 14, 2002
Labor Day Traffic Safety
Labor Day is fast approaching and drivers will be taking to the nation’s roadways in record numbers this year. But this is not the usual drive safely article like you see every year, one filled with statistics of how many millions of drivers will drive billions of miles over this holiday weekend.
August 26, 2002
AIPS, Inc. Selected to Head Safe Driving Campaign
The U.S. Army has selected the American Institute for Public Safety’s innovative interactive programs to help limit loss of life from automotive crashes involving soldiers and their families while operating Privately Owned Vehicles.
September, 2002

Video News Clips

NBC Nightly News
Reports on aggressive driving and road rage as a national epidemic on our nation's highways. It features a case study and interviews with experts such as Dr. Arnold Nerenberg and Dr. Leon James co-authors of the aggressive driver course "RoadRageous"™ from AIPS.

Discovery Channel
Features the problems of aggressive driving in South Florida and solutions including court ordered referrals to attitude and behavior modification utilizing the aggressive driver course, "RoadRageous"™ from AIPS

Aggressive Driving Ad
Our public service announcement featuring singer/songwriter Jon Secada. The PSA will raise public awareness and save lives addressing what is now the leading concern among drivers today, aggressive driving and road rage.   

Atlanta Channel 2
WSB-TV in Atlanta does a special report on the "Combat Aggressive Driving" campaign featuring an interview with FORSCOM Safety Director, Mike Bledsoe. This piece also features training for aggressive driving for firefighters, paramedics and law enforcement around Atlanta.

Channel 10 - Miami
WPLG in Miami reports on South Florida's aggressive driving problems and how the state is taking action and proposing legislative changes to address aggressive drivers.






















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