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Faces of Distracted Driving: Eric Okerblom, 19

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Uploaded on Mar 21, 2011

On July 25, 2009, 19-year-old Eric Okerblom was killed when his bike was struck by a truck traveling at 60 miles per hour. Cell phone records indicate that the driver was texting just prior to the collision.

Since their son's death, Bob and Eilene Okerblom have become advocates against distracted driving, supporting the STANDUP Act, FocusDriven, No Phone Zone, Impact Teen Drivers, and other local efforts.

For more information, please visit www.distraction.gov. To share your story, upload a video to YouTube and email the link to faces@distraction.gov.

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