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What a week! The film is now available on Amazon! We hope you’ll watch it soon and start spreading the word about the important issues impacting our infrastructure and the transportation industry. However, unlike many films, documentaries tend to be a marathon, not a sprint. We will continue to roll out the film (soon to be on iTunes)...

This is the week we’ve been waiting for – when we can finally share our documentary with all of you. You’ve been patiently following along on our adventure and we appreciate your interest and support.   That support is growing as people in the media begin to take notice of Be Prepared to Stop and its relevance to...

(and coming soon to iTunes!) Everyone at Be Prepared to Stop is excited to announce that our documentary is coming to Amazon.com on Thursday, April 6th. The last two-and-a-half years have been quite a journey and we’re thrilled to finally be able to share the resulting film with all of you. We think it’s an eye-opening story of...

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 showing our film to small groups of friends, family, and advocates for better, safer highways, one thought keeps being voiced at the end of the film: “I never thought about it like that.” Whether it’s realizing you don’t drive as safely around big trucks as you should; or that you never noticed how many bridges/overpasses...

You’re ready to DO something. You’re ready to do SOMETHING. You’re READY.   So, what next? Easy peasy. Click on our “Take Action” link on the BePreparedToStop.org site and check out the tips and tools on how to: Send a Message (Includes links to representatives' social and email contact info!) Talk to Power (Step by step. You can...

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...