New campaign aims to end distracted driving

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FAIRBORN, Ohio (WDTN) – A new study from AAA finds that nearly everyone feels that texting behind the wheel is a serious threat on the roads, but nearly half of those same people admit to doing it.

Wednesday, high school students at Fairborn High School got to participate in an interactive experience as part of a new initiative to make distracted driving as socially unacceptable as driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs.

“Right now, these students are getting an example of what exactly happens and they’re seeing firsthand that it’s very difficult to do, so it’s a good thing, it’s positive, and hopefully these students will be a role model for future students,” says Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer.

You can also make a pledge to not drive distracted at any local AAA location.

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