S. C. Lee students experience impairment without alcohol, drugs

S. C. Lee students experience impairment without alcohol, drugs

S.C. Lee student Taylor Trimm turned the wheel of the pedal cart as hard as she could. She thought she left a wide enough berth that she easily cleared the orange cone that represented a child standing in the street. Instead, she ran over it.

Trimm and other S.C. Lee Junior High students in all grade levels got to experience how a person is impaired through drugs and alcohol through the Fort Hood Army Substance Abuse Program.

Program Director Carl Smith provided pedal carts and driving simulators while the Coryell County Sheriff’s Office provided drug dogs so S.C. Lee students were able to see and feel the intense side effects that using drugs and alcohol can have on their body through hands-on replications.

 

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