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Thursday, May 19, 2011

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“Every 15 Minutes” Program Teaches Students about the Dangers of Driving While Drunk or Texting

WHAT:          
Intense, two-day collision reenactment exercise for teenagers
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WHEN:          
Thursday, May 19, 2011
9 a.m.    

WHERE:        
Central Los Angeles High School for Visual and Performing Arts
450 North Grand Avenue
Los Angeles 90012

WHO:            
Central Traffic Division (CTD) Officers  

WHY:             
To reenact a deadly traffic collision that provides high-school-aged youths with theopportunity to see how devastating a traffic collision can be, driving home the message that nationally someone dies in an alcohol-related collision “every 15 minutes.” It is a powerful and effective visual exercise that will be staged on Cesar Chavez East of North Hill Place, allowing student participants to observe the collision investigation from North Hill Place, which is elevated above Caesar Chavez.
 
CONTACT:   
For more information, please contact CTD Officer Rangel 323-204-6887 or Officer Booth 909-214-2200.

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