Texting and Driving

Duluth Denfeld Mock Distracted Driving Crash

Students at Denfeld got a first hand look at what could happen while distracted behind the wheel

DULUTH, Minn.- Recent statistics from the Office of Traffic Safety show distracted or inattentive driving is a contributing factor in one in five Minnesota traffic crashes, causing an average of 53 deaths and 216 serious injuries each year in the state. A study done in 2017 by AAA found distraction played a role in about six out of ten teen…

Students Pledge To Not Text & Drive

"It Can Wait Campaign" Focuses On Texting While Driving, With A Distracted Driving Simulator At Marshall School

DULUTH, Minn. — “It can wait” campaign highlighted the dangers of distracted driving to the students of Duluth Marshall School. About 250 attended and watched a video telling the true stories of Caleb and Forrest, who were killed by smartphone distracted driving. After the presentation students were encouraged to try out the distracted driving simulator and put their skills to…