NOTXTNWPA at MIHS

Published 02/23 2012 06:40PM

Updated 09/18 2012 03:44PM

Distracted driving is the number one killer of teenagers, and we're continuing to do our part to stress how dangerous texting while driving can be.

    Our very own Elizabeth D'Aurora along with a Millcreek police officer and Eric Purchase from Purchase and George Law Firm spoke to nearly 300 sophomores at McDowell Intermediate High School.

    It's part of our NOTXTNWPA campaign.

    The presentation stresses the consequences and dangers of distracted driving and asks students to pledge not to text and drive.

"Now is the time to start getting those seeds into their heads," said Mark Soboleski, driver's education teacher.  "They've got to pay attention when they're driving. What's scary about this age group is that they have this superman complex that it's not going to happen to me."

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