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August 29, 2013

Fatal Distraction

Simulator tests SWHS students’ reaction-time texting behind the wheel

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The program focused on seniors, noted Hall, particularly those that are already driving — as Duvall said, the goal here is not to teach students how to drive, but rather how to drive better and more safely — and hopes to produce young drivers that are also defensive drivers.
“The number one thing is safety,” said Duvall. “Obviously, you can’t control everyone else on the road. The best thing you can do is be aware of what’s going on around you to avoid an accident

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