“Stop the Swerve” aims to prevent impaired driving among teens

CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni will be joining us to discuss “Stop the Swerve”, an event that looks to educate high school students about the dangers of impaired driving.

Stop the Swerve

Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 6:00PM

Basketball Hall of Fame, Springfield, MA

Free admission… high schools students, their parents and the public are invited to attend.

ABOUT THE EVENT: Stop the Swerve is an event to prevent impaired driving. A video will be shown that tells the stories of two local crashes involving alcohol that led to the deaths of young people. The offenders in each scenario, as well as family members of victims, will be in attendance to discuss the consequences and how their lives have changed.

In addition, “Stop the Swerve” includes workshop stations such as driving simulators and state police checkpoints, where troopers will administer field sobriety tests to individuals who wear impairment goggles. The winner of a student contest to create a Public Service Announcement on the subject of impaired driving will be announced, and all high school students who attend will be entered into a raffle to win $500.00 gift cards.

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