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Arrive Alive Driving Simulator
October 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
UNITE is the #1 Health and Wellness Organization in the Nation. We visit campuses on all levels, Three Rivers CCWe have educational programs that are designed to heighten awareness to the dangers and consequences of drunk driving, distracted driving and texting while driving. We also have follow-up programs to better impact your students about the subjects that you teach them daily. Unlike many other educational programs that may be available, we can impact your entire campus with positive messages that will last a lifetime.UNITE’s Arrive Alive Tour uses a high-tech simulator, impact video, and a number of other resources to educate individuals and communities about the dangers of texting while driving. The distracted driving simulator allows participants to experience, in a controlled environment, the potential consequences of texting and driving.
Participants get into an actual vehicle (with battery disabled and car immobilized) and put on a virtual reality headset. Sensors are connected to the vehicle’s gas/brake pedals and steering wheel, enabling the participant to experience drugged driving without the real-life consequences. Upon exiting the vehicle, each participant is handed a mock citation detailing the ramifications of their simulation, as explained by a facilitator. An external LED monitor is set-up near the vehicle, showing what the driver is experiencing in their simulation in real time. The program incorporates an event survey on Android tablets. This survey gauges participants knowledge and experience in relation to texting while driving before and after they use the simulator as well as a simulation for drinking while driving before and after.