WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Several teenagers who are in the early stages of learning to drive have gotten a unique lesson they can't get on the open road. }}" />

   
 
 
Teens Drive Mid-Ohio Skid Cars

Story By: Greg Heindel

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 5/17/2013

Several teenagers who are in the early stages of learning to drive have gotten a unique lesson they can't get on the open road.

The Youth Safety Council students from Mount Gilead and Highland High Schools drove the skid cars Friday, at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. 

Morrow County Safe Communities Coordinator Vicki Allen says the students are taught to wear their seat belts, drive sober, and with the skid cars, how to handle going into a slide on slick pavement.

Allen says driving the skid cars is a good compliment to the lesson teens learn from witnessing mock crashes, and they are getting the message.

Two Ohio Highway Patrol Troopers and a Morrow County Sheriff's Deputy were on hand to give the students their own first-hand perspective on the consequences of careless or reckless driving.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 A chilly fall evening was the perfect backdrop for the City of Mansfield's Halloween Parade. Full Story
Image1 Members of the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Chris Collins, 23, hiding in a residence in Mansfield, Wednesday morning. Full Story
 
Image1 Job-seekers, and companies with jobs to offer, turned-out Wednesday for the Crawford County Hiring Fair. Full Story
Image1 Richland County Common Pleas Court Judge candidate Phil Naumoff says he wants voters to know he's been consistent with his platform leading up to election day. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Judge Candidate Phil Naumoff Speaks To Local Democrats

Tree Cut Down, Damaging Headstones At Historical Cemetery

Lexington Teachers And Supporters are Linked in Solidarity

Jack Hanna's show coming to the Renaissance

Big Red Bookshelf Book Fair coming to Ontario

Possible Armed Standoff And Bomb Threat Happen In Butler

Halloween parade postponed

North Central State College Nursing Students Health Fair

Congressman Tiberi Visits Agency On Aging

Election day luncheon delivers

Spaghetti Bowl Raises Money,Excitement for Mansfield Rivalry

More News