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How Are NJ Police Using Car Accident Scenes to Teach Teens to Be Better Drivers?

In a bid to improve teen driving safety, the police department in Middle Township, New Jersey is providing local high school students with an up-close view of the devastating results of an auto accident. The program involves the police department setting up a mock car accident scene in the high school’s parking lot. In this particular case, which was the focus of a Press of Atlantic City article, the accident scene was set up in the Middle Township High School parking lot. Around 80 students attended the police department’s presentation, which involved officers explaining step-by-step what they do when they investigate an auto crash. The students, who were all in either a forensics or physics class, participated in three demonstrations during the presentation. The demonstrations allowed the students to use the same equations the police use when they are investigating an accident. Following the demonstrations, the officers provided the teenagers…
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