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DRIVE SMART Virginia’s distracted driving simulator is coming to town
May 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Local Teens Experience Dangers of Distracted Driving Firsthand
DRIVE SMART Virginia’s distracted driving simulator is coming to town! This educational program includes a virtual reality simulation installed into a full-size vehicle. Participants drive through real-life road scenarios and experience the dangers one can encounter on the road. Students at Indian River High School in Chesapeake will be required to maneuver around pedestrians, avoid parked vehicles, and adhere to the rules of the road, all while manipulating a cell phone. Read Press Release
DRIVE SMART Virginia will be visiting Indian River High School in Chesapeake on May 8th
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About DRIVE SMART Virginia
DRIVE SMART Virginia is a nonprofit organization charged with raising awareness and changing driver behavior in order to improve the safety of the roadways of the Commonwealth. We work to improve the lives of all Virginians through our public information and education initiatives. Founded in 1995, the organization is led by a diverse board representing safety advocates, the insurance industry and law enforcement, among others. Our mission is advanced by fostering community partnerships, creating educational campaigns, designing and distributing educational materials, making presentations, attending outreach events, and advocating for traffic safety initiatives. Learn more about DRIVE SMART Virginia by visiting www.drivesmartva.org.