WITH PROM SEASON UNDERWAY, MOCK DUI STRESSES IMPORTANT DRIVING DECISIONS
April 14, 2014 MARION COUNTY
Hundreds of Lake Weir High School students will see first-hand how impaired driving can impact their lives via a special program targeting prom season.
This Wednesday, April 16, Lake Weir High School will be the scene of a mock deadly car crash involving prom, speed, and alcohol.
At 9:30AM, students in the school’s football stadium will view the mock prom night car crash. Parents, students, and first responders will be involved in the dramatic and deadly scenario.
Lake Weir High is located at 13051 SE Maricamp Road near Ocala.
Participating agencies include the Florida Highway Patrol, Marion County Fire Rescue, Marion County Sheriff’s Office, and Ocala Police Department. The Marion County Community Traffic Safety Team sponsors this event and also orchestrates the “Battle of the Belts” and “Walk Your Child to School Day” events each year.
Other local public high schools hold additional activities emphasizing good decision making for proms and other seasons. This year’s prom season includes:
CONGRATULATIONS TO Lake Weir
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