The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's Drive Smart division is using a simulator program to educate the public, particularly young drivers, on the hazards of distracted driving, WKMS reports. A study from the Pew Internet and American Life Project says young people between the ages of 12 and 17 send an average of 100 texts a day. The trend is worrisome, because teenagers often don't put away their phones when they get behind the wheel. Students at Murray High School in Murray, Ky., recently tried out the Distracted Driving, or "D2," Simulator. The machine looks like a NASCAR arcade game, and it’s...
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