Classmates mourn 16-year-old killed in crash
VERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) – On Thursday accident investigators returned to the accident site where a 16-year-old boy died the day before. Police say he may have been driving too fast. Blake Rohrer, 16, died Wednesday afternoon in a car crash on 175th Street near Switzer Road in Overland Park.
Popular Westport bar Buzzard Beach sued for wrongful death in alleged drunken driving death
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Delivery trucks lined the street in front of Westport’s Buzzard Beach on Friday afternoon as the drivers dropped off liquor.
Workers refused to talk about the wrongful death lawsuit filed in Jackson County and no one returned our calls to the Westport bar. But the facts of the wrongful death lawsuit are laid out in court documents.
“New Universe of Risk” On U.S. Roadways Warrants National Driver Safety Program, says Driver Safety Advocate, Douglas R. Horn
Kansas City Crash Lawyer and Founder of Drive by Example, Horn says a substantial number of US drivers have become “legally dangerous” due to cell phone distraction
“Drive By Example” Drivers’ Safety Campaign Launches at Metropolitan Community College-Blue River to Alert Students to the New Universe of Roadway Risk
Campus-wide safety initiative to curb distracted driving and promote safe driving habits kicks off February 25th with survey of students about behind-the-wheel use of cell phones/smart phones and other dangerous driving practices
Family of woman killed in crash tied to KCK police chase start investigation
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The family of a KCK women who died during a police chase in February have hired attorneys to begin investigating the circumstances around the death, just days after another chase led to the death of a child.
Consequences of Distracted Driving
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The city got a painful reminder this week about the dangers of distracted driving. It’s a story Kansas City crash lawyers hear far too often.
Dangerous Intersections – Defensive Driving Tips
Fox 4 News
It’s one thing for you to be a great driver – but what can you do when other drivers aren’t nearly as cautious as you? Lawyer Douglas Horn told us about some of Kansas City’s most dangerous intersections and what you can do to keep yourself and your family safe.
Distracted Driving Prevention, Public Affairs Programming
TBN Network, Kansas City (14 min. interview)
December Driving Alert
Fox 4 News
Attorney on Mission to Curb Distracted Driving
Channel 2 (ABC), St. Joseph, Missouri
Distracted Driving Crashes More Violent than Drunk Driving Crashes
Statistics show that violent collisions make distracted drivers deadlier than drunk drivers. Douglas R. Horn, crash lawyer and safety expert, urges highway safety officials to initiate public awareness campaigns alerting all drivers — not just teen drivers — to the new universe of risk created by distracted driving.
Metro Lawyer Starts Anti-Distracted Driving Campaign
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A trial lawyer says texting and cell phone bans for teens behind the wheel don’t go far enough, so he has decided to do something to help make the roads safer.
Attorney Pushes for End to Distracted Driving
ST JOE Channel
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo) Glancing down at a smart phone, a GPS or another device is becoming a common practice of most drivers who take to the wheel….
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Missouri Plaintiffs Lawyer Starts Program to Target Distracted Driving
Douglas Horn, a Missouri plaintiffs lawyer, thinks that texting while driving has become more dangerous than drinking and driving. Laws that prohibit phone use while driving don’t go far enough….
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Are Your Employees the Latest Distracted Driving Threat?
According to one attorney, the violence of the collisions caused by distracted drivers make them deadlier than drunk drivers…
Distracted Drivers Deadlier Than Drunk Drivers
Government Center Gazette
Violent Collisions Make Distracted Drivers Deadlier than Drunk Drivers, says Distracted Driving Expert…
Distracted Driving: A Growing Risk for the Enterprise
It’s difficult to put an exact figure on the cost of distracted driving in the enterprise, but a current estimate of all mobile device related crashes, put forth by the National Safety Council (NSC) from a Harvard risk assessment is $43 billion…
Drive by Example’ Group Launches Corporate Protection Program
Days before the start of the/2009 holiday travel season, a new list is out ranking Missouri’s Deadliest Highways. Douglas Horn, a highway safety attorney in Kansas City, compiled the list using government data…
Interstate 70 tops Missouri’s Deadliest Highway List
Automotive Fleet Magazine
Driver safety organization Drive by Example has launched the Drive by Example Corporate Protection Program, a national driver safety initiative designed to help businesses and corporations address the serious risk and liability issues….