User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


22° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Education

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Mock Crash Demonstrates Real Consequences

September 25, 2012, 6:17 PM by Derek Olson

Mock Crash Demonstrates Real Consequences
RAPID CITY, SD -

Students at Rapid City Central High School learned a lesson about making responsible choices on Tuesday.

The Freshmen Impact program showed students the real-life consequences of drinking and driving with a mock accident.

The hospital helicopter even landed on 8th Street as part of the drill, shutting down the street for more than an hour.

"The goal is to hammer home the importance of making good choices, and also how those choices can impact the lives of others, the lives of these young people themselves, and how getting behind the wheel of a car adds to their own responsibility," Liz Hamburg with Partnership Rapid City said.

More than 25 different agencies were involved in the program.  According to U.S. News and World Report, South Dakota ranks lowest in the nation in teen driving safety.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments





Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View education

You may also like

Fans Cheer On First Female Wrestler At SD State Tournament

2/27/2015 11:43 AM

Fans attending the South Dakota State High School wrestling tournament in Sioux Falls witnessed history Friday morning.

Full Story
Students Speak Up About School Start Date

3/4/2015 9:55 PM

Sioux Falls students will know in April whether they will be starting school after Labor Day, but until that vote, they want their voices heard.

Full Story | Watch
Panel Votes Down Measure To Void Transgender Athletes Policy

3/3/2015 11:20 AM

A Senate committee has defeated a proposal that would void a High School Activities Association policy on transgender student participation in sports.

Full Story
SDSU May Require Minor Degrees For Certain Students

3/2/2015 5:01 PM

Incoming freshmen at South Dakota State University may be a little busier come fall. The College of Arts and Sciences is proposing to require minor de...

Full Story | Watch
Public Input On SF School Calendar Changes

3/4/2015 4:55 PM

The Sioux Falls School Board is considering a change to their calendar policy that could have school start later in August, a compromise to a proposal...

Full Story | Watch


Events