Colorado Takes New Approach To Educate Teens About Safe Driving

GIVE YOURSELF EXTRA TIME EASTBOUND AND WESTBOUND, SPEEDS IN THE 30s WITH AN 11 MINUTE DRIVE IN BOTH DIRECTIONS THROUGH COMMERCE CITY

HENDERSON TO DENVER, YOU HAVE A 13 MINUTE DRIVE AND COVERING COLORADO FIRST ON CBS4 THIS MORNING YOU EVER FEEL LIKE YOU CANNOT FIGURE OUT YOUR TEENAGER? CDOT AND THE STATE PATROL BELIEVE THEY HAVE A WAY OF REACHING TEENAGERS TO STAY SAFE BEHIND THE WHEELED — THE WHEEL IT IS CONNECTING ON SOCIAL MEDIA McKINSEY OF KEEFE'S LIVE IT GREEN MOUNTAIN HIGH SCHOOL WHERE THEY ARE TALKING ABOUT SNAPCHAT

Reporter: IT WILL BE SOCIAL MEDIA SO TEENAGERS CAN EXPECT TO SEE REMINDERS ABOUT DRIVING SAFELY ON ALL PLATFORMS OF SOCIAL MEDIA IT IS TO GRAB THE ATTENTION OF STUDENTS AND THAT'S BECAUSE SAFETY LEADERS ARE ON THEIR — KNOW THE TEENAGERS ARE ON THEIR PHONES A LOT THIS IS THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TEAMING UP WITH THE STATE PATROL AND LOCAL HIGH SCHOOLS THEY WILL USE FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM AND SNAPCHAT TO REMIND THE TEEN DRIVERS ABOUT IMPORTANCE LAWS THAT INCLUDES LIMITING PASSENGERS AND CELL PHONE BANDS

THEY AIM TO REDUCE FATAL ACCIDENTS INVOLVING TEENAGE DRIVERS BY LIMITING THE DISTRACTIONS IN THEIR CARS AND THE TIME THEY ARE ON THE ROADWAYS THE CAMPAIGN BEGINS TODAY AT GREEN MOUNTAIN HIGH SCHOOL AND THERE WILL BE A POWERFUL MESSAGE BY A STUDENT HERE WHO WAS A SURVIVOR OF A TERRIBLE

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