HOLLAND — In an effort to advertise protected driving amongst its college students, Holland Christian Excessive College hosted the Worldwide “Save a Life” Tour this week.
The tour is “a complete, high-impact” driving consciousness program, designed to display the “doubtlessly lethal penalties ensuing from poor selections” made by the operator of a motorcar.
The tour visited HCHS on Friday, Jan. 27. Two driving simulators, one using digital actuality, have been made accessible for college students to make use of.
There are 330 college students at Holland Christian Excessive College who commonly drive to campus, based mostly on parking permits issued by the varsity. A lot of these college students additionally carry siblings to highschool at different HC buildings.
“One in every of our deep hopes for our college students is for all of them to flourish as image-bearers of God and step into the calling that God has for them of their lives,” wrote Principal Miles Colago in a press release. “This program is one small, however necessary, option to carry consideration to a preventable mistake that would cease them of their tracks.”
Friday’s occasion started with all college students within the faculty gathering for an meeting to listen to concerning the dangers of distracted driving. For the remainder of the day, simulators have been arrange within the gymnasium for lessons to rotate by way of.
The digital actuality simulator illustrated the hazard of impaired driving by displaying the results alcohol and medicines can have on a driver’s response time, motor expertise and judgment. On a second simulator, college students have been offered a smartphone to ship and obtain texts whereas driving and making an attempt to not crash.
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Displays have been arrange so college students may watch their classmates try to navigate the roads. Separate displays confirmed movies associated to impaired and distracted driving and the implications of these actions.
— Contact reporter Mitchell Boatman at firstname.lastname@example.org. Comply with him on Twitter @SentinelMitch.