Edgar Snyder & Associates Save A Life Tour
Working With Local Students to Prevent Dangerous Driving
Car accidents are the number one cause of death for teenagers in the United States. It's a devastating problem that continues to impact our communities, our families, and our lives. But it's a preventable problem, and one that we've long committed to stopping.
With the help of students from around Western Pennsylvania, we have fought against the tragedies caused by drunk and distracted driving. Our Save a Life tour featured state-of-the-art, multi-media presentations to connect with students and illustrate the dangers of risky driving decisions.
Engaging Students to Take a Stand
The National Make a Different Save a Life Tour is a high-impact alcohol awareness program featuring the most realistic, sophisticated drunk driving simulator in the country. The Save a Life Tour brings over 1.2 million dollars worth of the most advanced technology and multimedia information systems right to your campus and presents a life-saving anti underage drinking and anti drunk driving message with an impact your students will never forget. The message presented is graphic and sometimes difficult to watch, but the message we're trying to convey should not be easy or forgettable. We talk about death and injury due to alcohol and show firsthand the devastating effects of drinking and driving using real life examples. This is it, in your face date with reality, not a lecture, but a life-saving event presented in a form that students can identify with.
Our one-of-a-kind demonstration featured cutting-edge driving simulators that gave students the first-hand experience of the effects of drunk driving. With slowed reaction times, impaired vision, and more, these teens were able to see the true dangers of driving drunk.
There were distracted driving simulators as well. They provided students with the opportunity to witness how texting while driving affected their response time, road awareness, and more.
Along with the simulators, students witnessed graphic, realistic videos of actual DUI & distracted driving accidents and emergency room scenes. They also heard real testimonials from victims of these driving accidents. The Save a Life Tour created powerful, lasting impressions on teens who might otherwise have been unaware of the serious risks posed by drunk or distracted driving.
Just see what the students had to say:
"It really gave me a reality check. I will walk away and remember what I saw."
"More real than others I've seen. It doesn't sugarcoat anything."
"I always knew there was drunk driving, but this made it real."
Where We've Been
In April of 2012, we took our tour on the road. With the help of the Westmoreland Drug and Alcohol Commission, we traveled to Greensburg-Salem High School. The tour then traveled to the following schools around the region:
- North Star High School – March 30, 2015
- Rockwood High School – March 31, 2015
- Conemaugh High School – April 1, 2015
- Winber High School – April 13, 2015
- Meyersdale High School – April 14, 2015
- Western Beaver High School – April 15, 2013
- Fox Chapel High School – April 16, 2013
- Plum High School – April 17, 2013
- Neshannock High School ¬– April 18, 2013
- Central Valley High School – April 19, 2013
- Mohawk High School – April 25, 2013
- Apollo Ridge High School – Oct. 15, 2012
- Baldwin High School – Oct. 16, 2012
- North Allegheny Intermediate High School – Oct. 17, 2012
- Allderdice High School – Oct. 18, 2012
- Moon High School – Oct. 19, 2012
For more information about the program, visit the Save a Life Tour website as well.
Take the Safe Driving Pledge
We encourage everyone, not just teenagers, to take a stand against drunk and distracted driving by signing our Safe Driving Pledge. It only takes a minute, and you'll be entered for a chance to win a $100 Visa gift card.
Stopping Drunk and Distracted Driving is Our Priority
It's a national concern, and one we're taking seriously. We've made it a priority in our law firm to fight against the devastation that drunk and distracted driving accidents can cause. For over 40 years, we've represented clients injured by drunk or negligent drivers.
And if you've been injured by the dangerous decisions of a drunk driver, feel free to contact our law firm for a free consultation. Get the answers you deserve.