Hi -- I'm 11Alive's Commuter Dude. We are continuously doing stories where people are getting in accidents and even losing their lives because of texting or talking on the phone while they are driving. My job is to help make our roads and your commute better and safer.
We're dedicated to informing the people of Metro Atlanta of the dangers of distracted driving and we are inviting you to join the movement to put down the phone while driving. It's the Great Hang Up!
Just click the button on the right and print out 11Alive's Great Hang Up Pledge. You can sign it and keep it in your car as a reminder.
We encourage teenagers, schools, moms, dads, and businesses all throughout Metro Atlanta to join the movement and be part of the Great Hang Up!
Did you know that the summer months are when most teen accidents occur? 56% of teens say they are on phone calls while driving and car accidents are the #1 cause of death among teens. Help us encourage teens and everyone to "
Have you joined the Great Hang Up? How about your schools, clubs, businesses, churches or other organizations? If you have, let us know! You can share your stories here by filling out the response form in the column to the right!
Distracted Driving Links and Information