Multiple news articles have revealed that “American Idol Live!” concertgoers who participated at the event at Pittsburgh’s Consol Energy Center recently were able to experience firsthand the dangers and dire consequences of texting while driving.
Reports show that concertgoers played with a video game-like simulator provided by PEER Awareness and AT&T. One by one, the participants sat in the driver’s seat of a fake vehicle while wearing video goggles that, according to the news, provided the view of a suburban neighborhood.
All texting drivers ended up running over animated people, animals and simulated houses, impressing many with the inherent danger of texting while driving in real life. The simulator can be seen at many American Idol concerts across the country this summer.
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Dangers of texting and driving simulated at concert