April Is...

Distracted Driving Awareness Month:

Someone with no hands on the steering wheel, instead they are holding a cell phone in one hand and a cup of coffee in the other hand. - this event is to bring awareness to dangers of distracted driving. The National Safety Council urges you to stop using cell phones while driving, to recognize that hands-free devices offer no safety benefit, to understand the cognitive distraction to the brain, and to tell others about the dangers of cell phone distracted driving.


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Child Abuse Prevention Month:

National Child Abuse Prevention Month and a picture of a two story home that looks like it was drawn with crayons- In 1983 President Reagan proclaimed April to be National Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month. It is to promote families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect and to promote the emotional and social well-being of children.