A Distracted Driving Simulator to Be Presented At Several Schools in Southeast Missouri

The PEERS Foundation and the Missouri Department of Transportation are bringing distracted driving simulators to several schools across Southeast Missouri. A study of the Best & Worst States for Teen Drivers by WalletHub ranks the state of Missouri number 48, which is dead last. The program will be held at the following schools of Kennett Malden, Caruthersville and New Madrid County. The ARDDES experience consists of live teaching, video and peer interaction with the driving simulator. Company officials say, participants wear a Meta2 augmented-reality headset and are challenged to make decisions with realistic distractions. The program will be held at different times at these schools. The program will be at Kennett High school on October 21, from 7:35.p.m. to 1:35.p.m.Malden High school on October 22 from 8.a.m. to 2.p.m., and Crothersville on October 23, from 9.a.m. to 2.p.m.  and New Madrid County High School on October 25, from 8.a.m. to 2.p.m.

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