Roman Catholic High School students participated in a summit on safe driving with the National Organization for Youth Safety (NOYS) on Thursday, April 9, during their theology period in the school gym. The event was organized by Roman’s S.A.D.D. (Students Against Destructive Decisions) chapter.
While wearing goggles that simulated the effects of intoxication, students were challenged to shoot basketballs, walk a straight line and virtually drive in a Mario Kart video game. They also operated a driving simulator while texting to learn those effects.
Echoing the day’s theme of “Lend a Hand,” students received pamphlets with information and wrote what they learned about safe driving on colorful paper hands that were hung in the school for all to see. Organizations including Shalom, State Farm Insurance and AT&T helped prepare the event with the students and NOYS, which aims to save lives, prevent injuries, and promote safe and healthy lifestyles among all youth. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
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