Read what journalists, bloggers and other writers have to say about Cara and her engaging, powerful presentations.

Woman shares tragic tale to impress on Prescott teens the importance of making good choices. The Daily Courier, 9 October 2018.

Mock car crash educates Mount Si students on impacts of drunk driving. Snoqualmie Valley Record, 1 June 2018

‘Drive to Save Lives’ visits Moorland High School. Daily Journal, September 6, 2017

‘Drive to Save Lives’ has powerful, personal message for young people. WCBI, September 5, 2017

Making the right choice saves lives. Sentinel-Tribune, October 29, 2016

Safety advocate tells students about drive to ‘avoid risks’. Dubuque Telegraph Herald, April 27, 2015

Speaker Discusses Positive Choices. The Daily Review, April 30, 2014

Life is a jungle. Newell, April 01, 2014

Speaker Brings Drive to Save Lives to Wharton. Tampa Bay Times, September 16, 2013

Woburn High School Hosts Motivational Speaker Cara Filler. By Mairead O’Riordan and Erica Rabito, Woburn Patch, April 9,2013

Students Against Destructive Decisions Revitalized at Belchertown High. By Rachel Dougherty, Daily Hampshire Gazette, April 8, 2013

Community Reflects on Motivational Speaker. Wayland Student Press Network. January 29,2013

Speaker Shares Heartfelt Message. The Excelsior Springs Standard, September 24, 2012

Cara Filler Delivers Impacting Message. The High Post Online, May 27,2011

Mock Accident Brings Sobering Event to Students. By Alexis Bechman, Payson Round Up, March 15, 2011

Driver Safety Advocate Cara Filler Speaks at D-S. By Matt Tempesta, Wicked Local, April 7, 2010

As Prom Season Approaches, Students Warned of Dangers. By Johanna Kaiser, The Boston Globe, May 6,2010

A Crash Course from the Heart. By Stefan Hard, The Times Argus (Montpelier-Barre, Vermont), November 3, 2009

Speaker Offers Insight Gleaned from Tragedy. The Daily Hampshire Gazette, March 6,2009

Algonquin Students Told to Make Safe Choices. By Abby Jordan, The MetroWest Daily News, October 22, 2008

Cara Filler Encourages Smart Choices at RHS. By Todd Fuqua, Ruidoso News (New Mexico), October 14, 2008

Twin’s Death Inspires Years of Activism. The Province (Vancouver, British Columbia), October 22, 2006

Long-Term Solutions Needed for Road Tragedies. By Chris Kennedy, The Richmond News, March 27, 2002

Teen Safe Driving Program Launched at Orchard Park. By Chinta Puxley. The Hamilton Spectator, January 22, 2002

Teen Choices Can Be Deadly. By Andrew Law, The Cambridge Times, April 20,2001

Filler speaks to high school students across North America and is popular because of her sense of humor.  “She seems to be able to relate to the students,” said Excelsior Springs High School guidance counselor Heather Grove.

Excelsior Springs Standard, 06/04/2015

She taught Greater Latrobe students that there are choices and alternatives to getting into a car with a drunk driver or sitting in the passenger seat afraid to speak up while the driver is speeding. Cara Filler cares about the lives of students and wants to prevent teenagers from experiencing the pain that resulted from a bad decision that could have been prevented.

High Post Online, 05/27/2011

Many in the audience cried as they watched Filler’s slide show of the sisters growing up. After the presentation, some lingered to give the speaker a hug and tell her of their own losses.

The Boston Globe , 05/06/2010