Utah County event to highlight safe driving

Published: Thursday, May 10 2012 12:00 p.m. MDT

AMERICAN FORK — SafeKids Utah County, AAA Club, Gene Harvey Chevrolet and the Utah County Health Department are sponsoring an event Friday to educate the community about safe driving, particularly for teenagers.

Countdown 2: Drive will take place Friday, May 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Gene Harvey Chevrolet, 221 S. 500 East, American Fork. Activities will include a crash car and simulator, drunk goggle scooter course, maintenance demonstration, and activities on the dangers of texting while driving. Boy Scouts can also fulfill several Traffic Safety merit badge requirements at the event.

Food and prizes will be offered from local merchants. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, please see www.countdown2drive.org or call 801-851-7035.

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