Sharon Winter and Donna Bayless, RightLane owners, are lifelong friends who grew up together in Kentucky’s horse country, drove white '65 Mustangs in high school, pursued very different careers and eventually reconnected in Nashville. They share a conviction to inspire audiences to make positive changes and avoid dangerous choices.
Donna and Sharon founded RightLane in 2015 to answer a looming question…
Why is everyone staring at their phones while driving?
Donna and Sharon dug deeply into the reasons, both scientific and behavioral, and discovered those drivers were attempting to multitask. After exploring the many facets of multitasking, they realized that as humans we can't do it. People are zipping along in their cars focused on their phones and literally running into each other.
So RightLane set out to “right” this phenomenon. To positively impact more drivers, RightLane purchased The Tennessee Driver Defensive Driving School in Franklin, TN in 2016. The school garners amazing reviews. Attendees love the interaction as they meet new people, laugh, learn new laws, do NOT watch gory, boring videos, and reconsider their own attitudes behind the wheel.
Later that same year, they developed a safe driving program to take on the road to employers. The reaction was positive and the program has grown quickly. They love having a positive impact on people while making the roads safer for everyone.
"Lifelong friends have a chemistry that shows. These two ladies know how to hold a room simply with their easy banter and their rock solid training skills and current information."
Director of Operations | Franklin Transit Authority
"This class was exceptional. Really enjoyed the powerful but simple concept of teaching. Loved every bit of it. Glad for once I got a ticket!" :)