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

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

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

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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

Tiberi Family Marks One-Year Since Loss, Maria’s Message Continues To Reach Teens

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September 17 marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Dom Tiberi’s daughter, and he continues his mission to reach teens.Read more