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Wellman FFA Pushes Highway Safety

Posted: Friday, September 18th, 2009 at 4:57 am

FFA members in Wellman want to remind southeast Iowa teens to buckle up when driving. Project Coordinator Kristy Pellett says the Buckle Up or Eat Glass campaign will have Wellman students speak to fellow youth about highway safety and even conduct seatbelt checks at undisclosed locations. Pellett says teens are at an increased risk of accident due to inexperience behind the wheel and distractions such as cell phones