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Diboll High School students learn first hand about drunk and distracted driving

DIBOLL, TX (KTRE) -

Diboll High School students got behind the wheel distracted and impaired....to see just how dangerous driving while drinking and distracted really is.

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension alcohol awareness program called "Watch UR BAC" brought their DWI simulation games and impairment goggles to Diboll High School so students could experience the effects of drunk driving first hand and hopefully keep students safe out on the road.

Diboll High School junior, Hanna Herring said, "I tried the goggles and it is ridiculously hard and I could not even find where my feet were on the ground. I'm surprised it's not 100% fatality rate with the way the vision is blurred for that."

"I think it's good that they come here and talk to us about this so we can know more about it so we can try to minimize it here at this school," said Olicia Spikes, Diboll High School Senior.

Different alcohol awareness education programs will continue at Diboll ISD through prom and the end of the school year.

www.watchurbac.tamu.edu

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