ADEPT Driver CEO to Speak at Driving School Conference
SAVANNAH, Ga., Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The CEO of ADEPT Driver, a California company that makes driver safety programs that are proven to reduce crashes, will deliver an address on Saturday to driving school owners about the science of improving driver safety.
Dr. Richard Harkness, the CEO of ADEPT Driver, will give a speech on November 10 titled, "Cognitive Factors: Understanding the Distracted Brain" at the Driving School Association of the Americas (DSAA) 2012 conference. The DSAA is an international association of driving school owners. The association's goals are to improve driver safety and encourage professional ethics in the industry. The DSAA conference is in Savannah, GA.
"There is a tragic epidemic of car accidents among teen drivers, who have the highest crash rate of the driving population. Drivers age 70 and above have the second highest crash rate after teens. ADEPT used a medical model to identify the leading causes of car crashes for teen drivers and drivers over 55. We used this scientific approach to help teen and mature drivers overcome these specific causes of crashes." said Dr. Richard Harkness, CEO of ADEPT Driver. "I am looking forward to sharing the science behind the teenSMART and Lifelong Driver programs with driving school professionals."
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