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DUI Simulator Drives Students Down Road to Responsibility


Traveling attractiion raises DUI awareness Ashley E. Snook, of Myerstown, enrolled in the applied health studies: occupational therapy assistant concentration, safely gets a feel for impaired driving Christopher M. Robbins, a computer aided product design major from Unityville, takes the Safety SIMulator for a dizzying spin Information table helps spread sobering message Penn College, along with PennDOT, the Community Traffic Safety Project and The PA DUI Association, cosponsored a campus visit by the association’s Safety SIMulator on Wednesday. The safe-drivingtool part of Alcohol Awareness Week at the college replicates varioushighway situations, including aggressive driving and driving while under the influence of alcohol. Students were able to experience the simulator and take home information on road safety and responsible decision making. The PA DUI Association has a new Web sitewith insight into the misconceptions and factsabout underage drinking; students may visit PennDOT’s online safety sitefor impaired-driving information, too. The simulator’s campus appearance also attracted front-page attention in Thursday’s Sun-Gazette. Photos by Jessica L. Tobias, student photographer

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