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Safe Communities hosts video contest

WELLINGTON CTY. - Safe Communities Wellington County (SCWC) is inviting all Wellington County Youth to participate in a Distracted Driving Video Contest. Any county resident, 19 and under is invited to create and submit a video up to 60 seconds long explaining “what distracted driving means to you.”

Youth on the roads are still getting injured at astronomically high rates, states SCWC. While youth only make up 12 per cent of the licensed drivers, they account for approximately one fifth of all road-related injuries and fatalities.

“Teens and young adults need to realize they are at a higher risk of getting into an accident, because they are new and inexperienced drivers, states SCWC program coordinator Christine Veit,

Visit http://wellington.safecommunities.parachutecanada.org/documents for more information on how to create and submit a distracted driving contest video.

 

February 9, 2018

 
 

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