Texting While Driving Summit
WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. (AP) - Nearly 800 teens from throughout
Wisconsin will gather in Wisconsin Dells this week to talk about
the dangers of texting while driving.
Oak Creek High School students along with the Wisconsin State
Patrol, the Wisconsin Family Career and Community Leaders of
America and AT&T Wisconsin organized the first-ever "Teen State
The students were chosen last fall to participate in the
National Teen Distracted Driving Summit in Washington, D.C. and
then tasked with holding the meeting in 2012.
They hope to reinforce the message that text messages should
wait until after driving.
The summit Tuesday will feature a documentary called "The Last
Text" about lives altered or ended by texting and driving and an
obstacle course presentation that demonstrates how difficult it is
to text and drive.