D2 simulator coming to Boyle County High School
The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety is bringing its “D 2” (Distracted Driving) Simulator to Boyle County High School 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday,.
The “D 2” simulator gives real-life exposure to the dangers of distracted driving without putting teenagers at risk by mimicking and displaying the handling characteristics a vehicle. Drivers can receive and send phone calls and text messages while attempting to obey the rules of the road.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of teenage fatalities. Recent NHTSA research indicated the age group with the greatest proportion of distracted drivers was the under-20 age group — 16 percent of all drivers younger than 20 involved in fatal crashes were reported to have been distracted while driving.
Danville High School Council — 4:30 p.m. Wednesday for a special meeting in the school library at 203 E. Lexington Ave.
The agenda for the open meeting will be discussion of additional procedures, principal characteristics, interview questions and the timeline related to the selection of a new principal at Danville High School.
Bate Middle School Council — 4 p.m. Tusday at the district office of the Danville schools, 152 E. Martin Luther King Blvd. The meeting will be called to order and the council will enter into closed session, in accordance with KRS 61.810-61.815, to review and discuss applications for the principal vacancy at the school. The council will go back to open session and adjourn the meeting. No action will be taken.