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Giving teens a ‘crash course’ in distracted driving

As Robert Bliss travels around Massachusetts educating high schoolers on the dangers of distracted driving, he gets some inane questions like, “Do I have to stop at stop signs?” or “Does putting on lipstick using the reflective cover of my cellphone while driving count as ‘texting and driving?’ ”

With distracted driving a dangerous epidemic on US roadways, Bliss leads a program called “Distractology 101.” Sponsored by Arbella Insurance, the “crash course” puts teens behind the wheel of a driving simulator to see firsthand how distractions affect driving safety.

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