Simulator shows Mechanicsville drivers importance of W82TEXT

MECHANICSVILLE, Va. (WTVR) — Mechanicsville drivers were able to get a firsthand look at how easy it can be to become distracted when texting while driving during an “Arrive Alive” simulation.

Statistics show that the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day are the 100 deadliest days for teen drivers.

Participants were able to measure their response times as they pretended to text and drive.