Tag Archive: screening

On Tuesday this week we had the pleasure of presenting the film at the Irving Transportation Investment Summit. The Texas weather was surprisingly tolerable while everyone at the conference was pleasantly warm and welcoming. The screening was followed by a short but informative discussion moderated by the Administrator of the Texas division of the Federal Highway Administration, Al...

Throughout our journey to make the documentary Be Prepared to Stop, there has been one constant connecting every aspect of our research: commercial vehicle operators. Most people call them truck drivers, but it was pointed out to us that you don’t call pilots “plane drivers,” and engineers aren’t “train drivers,” and controlling an 80,000 pound vehicle on crowded...

We were so ready for cold weather. When we left Los Angeles it was in the high 80s with no real break in sight. But our too-warm weather worries would soon be over because we were off to the great state of Minnesota where we expected to need our long johns and nose warmers. But those crafty folks in...

As we mentioned in an earlier post, we recently brought Be Prepared to Stop to the Capitol Visitor Center as part of a presentation for lawmakers, their staff, government agencies, and other stakeholders in the fight for better, safer highways. We were honored to have Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) as our sponsor and featured speaker for the evening. It was a...

Above: Jen Gilbreath (center)   There is an interesting mythology about the inaccessibility of your representatives on Capitol Hill. That the offices of politicians are only available to lobbyists or special interest groups - you know - people with deep pockets, right? Maybe not.   Last week, Marijane Miller and I were at the Capitol Visitor Center in...

Our small but mighty documentary made its way onto the screen at the US Capitol Wednesday night. Executive Producer/Co-Director Jennifer Clymer welcomed an invitation-only group of people including Congressional staffers, government agencies, safety groups, road builders, trucking associations, automobile and truck manufacturers, and other stakeholders to the event that included a reception, showing of the film, and panel...

As we begin to host a few private screenings for our documentary please know that we are working hard to create more opportunities for you to see the film. In fact, if your organization or advocacy group is interested in screening the film for your community, please let us know. We want the make this the summer of...

  We are very pleased to announce that Be Prepared to Stop will premiere June 13, 2016, in San Jose, California, during the Intelligent Transportation Society of America annual conference!   The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) is the nation’s largest organization dedicated to advancing the research, development and deployment of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) to...