WTC Students Give Texting And Driving Presentation At Cordell

Jeremy Poole (Sinor EMS), left, with WTC Biomedical students Marquez Borjas, Cassidy Blanchard, Bryant Franco, and Kim Arney, along with OHP Trooper Michael Ekchardt, presented a texting and driving assembly at Cordell High School. Photo courtesy of Sarah Hirschman.
Texting and Driving is the leading cause of death in teenagers. Distracted driving leads to 1.6 million crashes each year. 3,450 people died due to distracted driving in 2019 and 391,000 people were injured. Dialing a phone while driving increases your crash risk six times, and texting can increase it 23 times. 26% of all crashes are caused by distracted driving. To assist in stopping these…

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