Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Campus Police help educate about drunk driving

The UNC Charlotte Police and Public Safety Department, along with representatives from Mecklenburg Safe Communities, recently held an event to raise awareness around the dangers of drunk driving.
Students planted 117 red flags near the Belk Tower as a memorial to people who have lost their lives in Mecklenburg County during the last five years to driving-while-intoxicated crashes. The flags were placed around a crashed car to reinforce visually the implications for those who drink and drive; the goal was to increase awareness especially among young adults.
Event speakers included Officer Jerry Lecomte from PPS, Elizabeth Aguliera with Mecklenburg Safe Communities Coordinator and students.
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1 comment:

  1. Yeah I think there should be more awareness camps like this. Youngsters need to be concluded every now and then as they are the one who will be most affected. My friend who works with a DUI lawyer tells me how it can completely ruin your life.