County shows off driving simulator

March 21, 2013 • Local News

Brenda Sanchez reacts after crashing her “vehicle” on an impaired and distracted driving simulator during a Chaves County Commission meeting, Thursday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo)

The Chaves County Commission approved Thursday a budget increase to the county’s budget to reflect additional funding received from the federal Enforcement of Underage Drinking Laws Program.

The program raises awareness of the dangers and consequences of underage drinking. Chaves County DWI Coordinator Charlotte Andrade said the money would allow the county to purchase educational materials, such as a simulator that recreates the experience of driving while impaired, either by drugs or alcohol, or distracted by cell phone Login to read more

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