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AT&T educates Virginia Beach students about distracted driving

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Posted at 1:31 PM, Jan 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-27 13:31:29-05

Virginia Beach, Va. – AT&T representatives teamed up with Kellam High School Wednesday to educate students and staff about distracted driving.

According to AT&T, research shows that seven in ten people use their smartphones while driving–and they’re not just texting. They’re checking email, posting to social media and even taking selfies.

“When you’re behind the wheel, everything can change in the blink of an eye. A post, a selfie, a text, a scroll, an email—one look is all it takes,” an AT&T representative said in a news release.

AT&T created a game simulator called It Can Wait to help people understand the dangers of distracted driving.

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AT&T created a game simulator called It Can Wait to show help people learn about the dangers of distracted driving.