Harris Blackwood Named Executive VP for Transportation for Safe America

  Will Launch New Programs Coast-to-Coast The appointment – made by Foundation President & CEO Len Pagano – is a strategic move to expand Safe America’s innovative work both regionally and nationally in transportation safety. Pagano noted that Mr. Blackwood will be working on new concepts to improve urban and rural safety while looking at […]

What Worries Travelers The Most These Holidays?

  Safe America’s new Safety Zone kiosk at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Int’l Airport has been gathering growing attendees this month. Over the past two weeks, more than 100 travelers have stopped by and filled out a survey asking  ‘what worries you the most: disasters, active shooters, distracted driving, the Opioid Crisis or human trafficking?’ This and a […]

We’ve Got a SUPER Idea for Protecting America!

Written by Len Pagano, CEO of Safe America Foundation Atlanta’s Mercedes Benz Stadium will host the upcoming ‘SUPER BOWL’ in February 2019. Our goal: inform 2 million travelers coming to Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Int’l Airport over the next 4 months how to end problems such as human trafficking.   Millions of people travel to Atlanta every month. […]

Updated Press Release for Sept. 27, 2018

SAFEAMERICA Leases ATL Kiosk to ‘Inform Travelers’ of Human Trafficking, Opioid and Other Safety Issues SafeAmerica’s #1 Goal: Save Lives, Advance National Agenda (Including End Daylight Savings by Labor Day; Keep Kids Off ‘Un-Air-Conditioned School Buses during August) Atlanta, GA – The Safe America Foundation will hold a news conference at the State Capitol on Thursday, September […]

Can Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder Use Virtual Reality Driving Simulation Training to Evaluate and Improve Driving Performance? An Exploratory Study

Can Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder Use Virtual Reality Driving Simulation Training to Evaluate and Improve Driving Performance? An Exploratory Study

Written By Stephen M. George, Jr. MPA Novice drivers with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) differ from experienced drivers. The question of whether virtual reality driving simulation training (VRDST) improves ASD driving performance is a novel concept…. In a recent study published in the Journal of Autism Developmental Disorders, 51 novice ASD drivers (mean age 17.96 […]