4 Michigan teens earn scholarships for work on distracted driving
4 Michigan teens earn scholarships
Michigan teenagers are taking to social media to encourage their peers to prevent distracted driving. High school trainees from throughout the state submitted entries in numerous mediums in an effort to earn the first Kelsey’s Law Scholarships. The “Kelsey’s Law Scholarship: Stop Distracted Driving Contest” is in honor of Kelsey Raffaele, who inspired Michigan’s teenager owning law after she was unfortunately eliminated in a 2010 cars and truck accident while using her cellular phone.
NM releases brand-new anti texting TV advertisements
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.– The New Mexico Department of Transportation unveiled its most current TV advertisement to fight texting while owning, featuring a mother and her 2 kids taking a trip to and from soccer practice.
Throughout the advertisement, the mother texts and drives, swerving in and out of the lanes until she crashes into a truck head on, according to a news release.”No text is worth triggering an auto accident and eliminating a household, or yourself – it’s that easy,” Gov. Susana Martinez stated in a statement. “We understand it’s a deadly diversion, and we understand it’s avoidable.”The brand-new advertisement — offered at www.endwi.com/awareness-campaigns — will play throughout this week on TV and radio. National statistics from 2014 show sidetracked owning added to 16 percent of U.S. traffic crashes. In New Mexico alone, sidetracked driving has triggered 274 fatal car crashes in simply 2 years.
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