A part of Humanities week run by Manchester Essex Librarian Sue Krause, and sponsored by the Spalding Trust, the Save A Life Tour came to Manchester Essex High School. Students found it a very effective way to learn about drunk driving by trying out a simulator.
Assistant Principal Paul Murphy speaks to students of the impact a drunken accident can have on the community. Credit: Mackenzie Linland for MEMO
Save A Life Tour presenter CeJay, shared his own experiences with drunk driving and how his sister lost her life in a drunk driving accident. He has been with Save A Life Tour for 5 ½ years, and finds the work very rewarding. Credit: Mackenzie Linland for MEMO
Save A Life Tour presenter CeJay shows how to use the drunk driving simulator. A quote used while describing drunk driving was “There is no such thing as a good drunk driver.” Credit: Ryan Reed for MEMO
Senior Teak Switzer was chosen to try out the drunk driving simulator. While preparing to drive, CeJay explains how important it is to wear a seatbelt. Credit: Mackenzie Linland for MEMO
Senior Teak Switzer receives a bracelet for participating and a ticket after not being able to avoid an accident on the drunken driving simulator. It had many features to make the experience of what it would be like to drive under the influence accurate. Credit: Ryan Reed for MEMO
Senior Michael Caissie experiences the driving simulator first hand. He too was unable to avoid crashing the vehicle in the simulator. Credit: Ryan Reed for MEMO
Senior Dylan Wolniewicz finds out just how tough the driving simulator is. Known as a good driver outside of school, Dylan found the simulator very difficult. Credit: Ryan Reed for MEMO