Scared Straight: Driver’s Ed Edition

Students in Matt Elledge's driver's education class at Highland High School learned more about the hazards of texting behind the wheel Thursday. They watched news coverage of a 2002 crash in Las Vegas that left two girls dead and three others critically hurt, then heard from Madison County Assistant State's Ellen Burford about the serious legal ramifications of getting caught. Sophomore Grant Burke said "message received", he won't text and drive. However..."I've been in a car with someone who was driving (while texting), and after taking this class I'll tell them 'Put the phone away because I don't want to die'." (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Don't Text & Drive: Highland High School Students in Matt Elledge's driver's education class at Highland High School learned more about the hazards of texting behind the wheel Thursday. They watched news coverage of a 2002 crash in Las Vegas that left two girls dead and three others critically hurt, then heard from Madison County Assistant State's Ellen Burford about the serious legal ramifications of getting caught. Sophomore Grant Burke said "message received", he won't text and drive. However..."I've been in a car with someone who was driving (while texting), and after taking this class I'll tell them 'Put the phone away because I don't want to die'." (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Students in Matt Elledge's driver's education class at Highland High School learned more about the hazards of texting behind the wheel Thursday. They watched news coverage of a 2002 crash in Las Vegas that left two girls dead and three others critically hurt, then heard from Madison County Assistant State's Ellen Burford about the serious legal ramifications of getting caught. Sophomore Grant Burke said "message received", he won't text and drive. However..."I've been in a car with someone who was driving (while texting), and after taking this class I'll tell them 'Put the phone away because I don't want to die'." (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Don't Text & Drive: Highland High School Students in Matt Elledge's driver's education class at Highland High School learned more about the hazards of texting behind the wheel Thursday. They watched news coverage of a 2002 crash in Las Vegas that left two girls dead and three others critically hurt, then heard from Madison County Assistant State's Ellen Burford about the serious legal ramifications of getting caught. Sophomore Grant Burke said "message received", he won't text and drive. However..."I've been in a car with someone who was driving (while texting), and after taking this class I'll tell them 'Put the phone away because I don't want to die'." (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Students in Matt Elledge's driver's education class at Highland High School learned more about the hazards of texting behind the wheel Thursday. They watched news coverage of a 2002 crash in Las Vegas that left two girls dead and three others critically hurt, then heard from Madison County Assistant State's Ellen Burford about the serious legal ramifications of getting caught. Sophomore Grant Burke said "message received", he won't text and drive. However..."I've been in a car with someone who was driving (while texting), and after taking this class I'll tell them 'Put the phone away because I don't want to die'." (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Don't Text & Drive: Highland High School Students in Matt Elledge's driver's education class at Highland High School learned more about the hazards of texting behind the wheel Thursday. They watched news coverage of a 2002 crash in Las Vegas that left two girls dead and three others critically hurt, then heard from Madison County Assistant State's Ellen Burford about the serious legal ramifications of getting caught. Sophomore Grant Burke said "message received", he won't text and drive. However..."I've been in a car with someone who was driving (while texting), and after taking this class I'll tell them 'Put the phone away because I don't want to die'." (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Students in Matt Elledge's driver's education class at Highland High School learned more about the hazards of texting behind the wheel Thursday. They watched news coverage of a 2002 crash in Las Vegas that left two girls dead and three others critically hurt, then heard from Madison County Assistant State's Ellen Burford about the serious legal ramifications of getting caught. Sophomore Grant Burke said "message received", he won't text and drive. However..."I've been in a car with someone who was driving (while texting), and after taking this class I'll tell them 'Put the phone away because I don't want to die'." (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Don't Text & Drive: Highland High School Students in Matt Elledge's driver's education class at Highland High School learned more about the hazards of texting behind the wheel Thursday. They watched news coverage of a 2002 crash in Las Vegas that left two girls dead and three others critically hurt, then heard from Madison County Assistant State's Ellen Burford about the serious legal ramifications of getting caught. Sophomore Grant Burke said "message received", he won't text and drive. However..."I've been in a car with someone who was driving (while texting), and after taking this class I'll tell them 'Put the phone away because I don't want to die'." (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Students in Matt Elledge's driver's education class at Highland High School learned more about the hazards of texting behind the wheel Thursday. They watched news coverage of a 2002 crash in Las Vegas that left two girls dead and three others critically hurt, then heard from Madison County Assistant State's Ellen Burford about the serious legal ramifications of getting caught. Sophomore Grant Burke said "message received", he won't text and drive. However..."I've been in a car with someone who was driving (while texting), and after taking this class I'll tell them 'Put the phone away because I don't want to die'." (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Don't Text & Drive: Highland High School Students in Matt Elledge's driver's education class at Highland High School learned more about the hazards of texting behind the wheel Thursday. They watched news coverage of a 2002 crash in Las Vegas that left two girls dead and three others critically hurt, then heard from Madison County Assistant State's Ellen Burford about the serious legal ramifications of getting caught. Sophomore Grant Burke said "message received", he won't text and drive. However..."I've been in a car with someone who was driving (while texting), and after taking this class I'll tell them 'Put the phone away because I don't want to die'." (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Students in Matt Elledge's driver's education class at Highland High School learned more about the hazards of texting behind the wheel Thursday. They watched news coverage of a 2002 crash in Las Vegas that left two girls dead and three others critically hurt, then heard from Madison County Assistant State's Ellen Burford about the serious legal ramifications of getting caught. Sophomore Grant Burke said "message received", he won't text and drive. However..."I've been in a car with someone who was driving (while texting), and after taking this class I'll tell them 'Put the phone away because I don't want to die'." (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Don't Text & Drive: Highland High School Students in Matt Elledge's driver's education class at Highland High School learned more about the hazards of texting behind the wheel Thursday. They watched news coverage of a 2002 crash in Las Vegas that left two girls dead and three others critically hurt, then heard from Madison County Assistant State's Ellen Burford about the serious legal ramifications of getting caught. Sophomore Grant Burke said "message received", he won't text and drive. However..."I've been in a car with someone who was driving (while texting), and after taking this class I'll tell them 'Put the phone away because I don't want to die'." (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Students in Matt Elledge's driver's education class at Highland High School learned more about the hazards of texting behind the wheel Thursday. They watched news coverage of a 2002 crash in Las Vegas that left two girls dead and three others critically hurt, then heard from Madison County Assistant State's Ellen Burford about the serious legal ramifications of getting caught. Sophomore Grant Burke said "message received", he won't text and drive. However..."I've been in a car with someone who was driving (while texting), and after taking this class I'll tell them 'Put the phone away because I don't want to die'." (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Don't Text & Drive: Highland High School Students in Matt Elledge's driver's education class at Highland High School learned more about the hazards of texting behind the wheel Thursday. They watched news coverage of a 2002 crash in Las Vegas that left two girls dead and three others critically hurt, then heard from Madison County Assistant State's Ellen Burford about the serious legal ramifications of getting caught. Sophomore Grant Burke said "message received", he won't text and drive. However..."I've been in a car with someone who was driving (while texting), and after taking this class I'll tell them 'Put the phone away because I don't want to die'." (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Students in Matt Elledge's driver's education class at Highland High School learned more about the hazards of texting behind the wheel Thursday. They watched news coverage of a 2002 crash in Las Vegas that left two girls dead and three others critically hurt, then heard from Madison County Assistant State's Ellen Burford about the serious legal ramifications of getting caught. Sophomore Grant Burke said "message received", he won't text and drive. However..."I've been in a car with someone who was driving (while texting), and after taking this class I'll tell them 'Put the phone away because I don't want to die'." (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Don't Text & Drive: Highland High School Students in Matt Elledge's driver's education class at Highland High School learned more about the hazards of texting behind the wheel Thursday. They watched news coverage of a 2002 crash in Las Vegas that left two girls dead and three others critically hurt, then heard from Madison County Assistant State's Ellen Burford about the serious legal ramifications of getting caught. Sophomore Grant Burke said "message received", he won't text and drive. However..."I've been in a car with someone who was driving (while texting), and after taking this class I'll tell them 'Put the phone away because I don't want to die'." (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Categories: Photo Galleries

Latest Galleries

Blues vs. Stars Game 3
Phillies-Cards 5/2
Blues Beat Stars In Game Two
National Pretzel Day With Gus' Pretzels
Blues Top Hawks, Win Playoff Series
2015 Cardinals With New Teams In 2016
Hawks-Blues, 4/21
Lou Brock Night

More From CBS St. Louis

Listen Now
Introducing Your New Podcast Network
Find St. Louis' Top Spots

Listen Live