Maria's Message

Maria's Story

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She said to her mom, “I love you more,” closed the door and left, that’s the last time we ever heard her sweet voice. September 17, 2013 is a day I’ll never forget. That’s the day we lost our beautiful daughter, Maria.Read more

September is Safe Driving Awareness Month

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Ohio State Senator Jim Hughes has written a guest column on the upcoming Safe Driving Awareness Month.Read more

Maria’s Message: Distracted Driving Simulator Schedule

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Each month Maria's Message & the Ohio Automobile Dealers Association will team up and have Distracted Driving simulators at a different dealership showroom.Read more

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Lawmaker upset that distracted driving bill is stalled

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Ohio Senator Jim Hughes says Senate Bill 146 creates stiffer fines if distracted driving causes you to violate the rules of the road.Read more

Licking Co. raising awareness for distracted driving

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness month and the Licking County Law Enforcement and the Health Department are working to bring a national initiative closer to home.Read more

Treasures & memories of Maria: Dom Tiberi

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It was not easy, but we finally went through all of Maria's things. We found a treasure of memories, including some of her writings and poems.Read more

Maria's Message: Movement To End Distracted Driving Inspires Teen

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A Bexley high school senior shares why he wrote Dom Tiberi after attending a Maria's Message event.Read more

Maria’s Message Informs Adults About Distracted Driving

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Adults get behind the wheel of distracted driving simulators. Read more.Read more

Maria’s Message Spreads to Dublin Elementary School

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Dublin schoolchildren who are years away from driving have been getting the message as well.Read more

Traffic Court Judge Uses Maria’s Message As Teaching Tool

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Judge Terre Vandervoot of Fairfield County is not only a judge, but a mother who is passionate about educating teen traffic offenders about the potential dangers of teen driving.Read more

VIDEO: Rascal Flatts Takes The Maria’s Message Pledge

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Columbus’ own Rascal Flatts took the pledge to help end distracted driving.Read more

Driving Simulators Donated As Part Of Maria’s Message

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Central Ohio teenagers continue to learn dangers of distracted driving.Read more