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Students learn about risks of texting while driving
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High school students at Black Hawk Schools participated in the "It Can Wait" campaign on April 13. Pictured, from left, is Principal Cory Milz; State Trooper Jeff Hill; Rep. Todd Novak; Reesan Ruch, Ryan Quinn, Kayla Sigafus, all students; and Katie Mueller of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. (Photo supplied)
SOUTH WAYNE - Over 100 students at Black Hawk High School learned about the dangers of texting while driving and were urged to take the pledge to never text behind the wheel at www.ItCanWait.com on April 13. Black Hawk High School teamed up with AT&T, AAA, Town and Country Insurance Services, the Wisconsin State Patrol and State Rep. Todd Novak as part of the It Can Wait movement to remind students that text messages can wait until after driving. The assembly was part of a series of events being held at high schools across the state this school year by AT&T, AAA and the Wisconsin State Patrol to drive home the dangers of texting and driving and encourage teens to take the pledge.