“Save A Life” Distracted Driving Tour Comes to Laguna Creek High School
Laguna Creek High School students will participate in an impaired driving simulator and texting simulator where students will be responding to short text messages while driving in a simulated world. The Save A Life Tour is a comprehensive high impact safe driving awareness program that informs, educates, and demonstrates the potentially deadly consequences resulting from poor choices and decisions made by the operator of a motor vehicle.
WHERE: Laguna Creek High School, 9050 Vicino Dr. Elk Grove, CA 95758
WHEN: Friday, November 4, 2016
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m — Driving Simulation
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. — Break-out sessions with hands-on experiences
The program specifically places emphasis on the following driving situations: Distracted Driving, Impaired Driving, Driver Experience, Improper Driver Behavior and Seat Belt Usage. Used by the federal and state governments, the Save A Life Tour utilizes several methods for educating including: video presentation, speaking presentation, interactive demonstration with simulators, pre and post surveys and takeaways including a pledge card and a wristband. By providing this hands-on distracted driving simulator to Laguna Creek High School students, the goal is to educate them on the potentially deadly impacts driving when distracted could have on many people’s lives.
The Department of Defense along with state-level transportation departments use the Save A Life program to inform students on the dangers of driving impaired and driving while texting.