Candace Lightner

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Jul
05
2019

Silence doesn't save lives - Candace Lightner's story

Posted by Candace Lightner

My first live FB interview! It is true that the 4th is around the corner and there is so much we can do as caring and responsible people to keep ourselves and others from driving drunk. I hope these suggestions help you and I am always open to more tips on staying safe. Have a safe and enjoyable 4th! [Read More...]






Jun
17
2019

PODCAST: We Save Lives Founder Candace Lightner

Posted by Candace Lightner

Monday, May 20th On May 3, 1980, Candace Lightner’s 13-year-old daughter was hit and killed by a repeat offender drunk driver in a Fair Oaks neighborhood. Hear how one mom started a movement that would significantly change the course of history in the United States, and how Candace continues her crusade against drunk, drugged and distracted driving today with "We Save Lives." [Read More...]






May
21
2019

100 Deadliest Days of Summer

Posted by Candace Lightner

Another summer is upon us and as we make plans for vacations and summer fun, we would like to remind you that we are entering the “100 Deadliest Days of Summer.” This may be the time to relax and plan for summer fun but IT IS NOT the time to relax while driving, especially for your teens. Just look at some of the facts: [Read More...]





May
21
2019

The Seven Habits of Really Good Drivers

Posted by Candace Lightner

Actually, there are probably more than 7 but let’s focus on these: • Always travel within the speed limit and if the road conditions are hazardous, then go slower. I watch people speed by me during torrential rainfalls and say a quick prayer they will arrive alive. I think there is research that shows those who speed might save at the most [Read More...]