'We want everybody home safe': Students experience DUI simulator

Dawn J. Sagert
York Dispatch

Students at Northern High School experienced the Pennsylvania DUI Safety Simulator at the school in Dillsburg on Tuesday.

"We want to get the message across about safe driving," said Beth Thomey-Upton, stressing the importance of not getting behind the wheel while intoxicated. Thomey-Upton is an insurance agent for State Farm, which sponsored the simulator event for the students. 

The Dillsburg-based insurance agent wants to educate students, especially with prom season approaching. Thomey-Upton led discussion about statistics for part of the session, allowing students to take a turn in the simulator for the balance of the class time. 

"We want safe driving, that's our goal," she said. "We want everybody home safe." 

To learn more about the Pennsylvania DUI Safety Simulator, go to https://www.padui.org/safety-sim/.

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