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Cypress Bay High School Selected to Participate in AT&T “It Can Wait” Campaign

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
 
WHO:             Cypress Bay High School and AT&T representatives
 
WHAT:            “It Can Wait” Campaign
 
WHEN:            Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
 
WHERE:          Cypress Bay High School
                           18600 Vista Park Blvd
                           Weston, FL 33332
 
WHY:               Cypress Bay High School has been selected by AT&T to be part of its “It Can Wait” texting and driving campaign, which promotes no texting while driving. AT&T representatives will visit Cypress Bay on Wednesday, March 12 to highlight the dangers of distracted driving and allow students to experience the dangers of texting while driving first-hand with a virtual reality driving chair simulator. The chair produces a 3-D driving simulation for students that re-create the eyes-off-the-road and hands-off-the-wheel experience of texting while driving. Students will be able to pledge their support for the campaign and experience the dangerous effects of texting while driving.

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