Distracted minds lead to destructive lives

  Living a distracted life is now the American norm; no longer do we pay full attention to anything: eating is supplemented with smartphone or tablet apps, homework is accompanied by music and TV, and driving plays second-fiddle to texting. This lack of attentiveness, especially behind the wheel, can lead to injury or even death. […]

Students and faculty take SIDNE for a spin

Distracted, impaired driving takes its toll

SIDNE and Impaired driving test

By Carina Snow Assistant Editor   Do you drive distracted or impaired? The Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office visited RSC on March 12 with its Simulated Impaired Driving Experience vehicle to educate the campus about the dangers of distracted and impaired driving. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 10,000 people died in […]

Students experience impaired driving, courtesy of OHP

Amber Stafford Assignment Editor The Oklahoma Highway Patrol offered the Simulated Impaired Driving Experience to students on Wed. Sept. 25 in the Wellness Center parking lot. SIDNE’s is a special battery-powered, remote controlled vehicle that provides an actual experience with normal versus impaired driving. The vehicle has special features that delay the reaction of the […]